URBANAVICHUS, G. & URBANAVICHENE, I. 2013. New records of pyrenocarpous lichens from the NW Caucasus (Russia). — Herzogia 26: 123–129.
20 noteworthy records of pyrenocarpous lichens from the NW Caucasus are listed. Heteroplacidium zamenhofianum, Mycomicrothelia atlantica, Thelocarpon sphaerosporum and Verrucaria bernaicensis are recorded for the first time from Asia. Seven species are reported for the first time for Russia: Anisomeridium carinthiacum, Mycomicrothelia atlantica, Placidium imbecillum, Thelocarpon sphaerosporum, Verrucaria bernaicensis, V. geophila and V. tristis. Brief taxonomic descriptions, comments, and notes on localities, habitat, substrata and distribution of the species are given.