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13 July 2019 Arvernella microclada (Amblystegiaceae) Newly Reported in Vosges (Alsace, France)
Hugues Tinguy, Vincent Hugonnot, Bernard Stoehr, Francis Bick
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Tinguy, H., Hugonnot, V., Stoehr, B. & Bick, F. 2019. Arvernella microclada (Amblystegiaceae) newly reported in Vosges (Alsace, France). – Herzogia 32: 200–208.

Arvernella microclada is reported for the first time in Vosges (France). This constitutes a significant north-eastern extension of its known range by about 400 km. This species could be widely overlooked due to its very minute stature and inconspicuous habit, and it is probably more widespread than currently known. Arvernella microclada is easily confused with many tiny mosses which are mostly taxonomically unrelated, so that the characters allowing a safe identification are emphasized. Details are provided of its habitat characteristics and associated species in Hautes-Vosges.

Hugues Tinguy, Vincent Hugonnot, Bernard Stoehr, and Francis Bick "Arvernella microclada (Amblystegiaceae) Newly Reported in Vosges (Alsace, France)," Herzogia 32(1), 200-208, (13 July 2019). https://doi.org/10.13158/heia.32.1.2019.200
Accepted: 15 January 2019; Published: 13 July 2019
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minute mosses
ravine forest
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