Cryptogams

Team

Portrait Christian Printzen, Sektionsleiter Kryptogamen
Dr. Christian Printzen
Head of Section for Cryptogams

Selected publications

2020

Borsch T, Stevens AD, Häffner E, Güntsch A, Berendsohn WG, Appelhans MS, Ba-rilaro C, Beszteri B, Blattner FR, Bossdorf O, Dalitz H, Dressler S, Duque-Thüs R, Es-ser HJ, Franzke A, Goetze D, Grein M, Grünert U, Hellwig F, Hentschel J, Hörandl E, Janßen T, Jürgens N, Kadereit G, Karisch T, Koch MA, Müller F, Müller J, Ober D, Porembski S, Poschlod P, Printzen C, Röser M, Sack P, Schlüter P, Schmidt M, Schnittler M, Scholler M, Schultz M, Seeber E, Simmel J, Stiller M, Thiv M, Thüs H, Tkach N, Triebel D, Warnke U, Weibulat T, Wesche K, Yurkov A, Zizka G. 2020. A complete digitization of German herbaria is possible, sensible and should be started now. Research Ideas and Outcomes 6: e50675

Lutsak T, Fernández-Mendoza F, Kirika P, Wondafrash M, Printzen C. 2020. Coalescence-based species delimitation using genome-wide data reveals hidden diversity in a cosmopolitan group of lichens. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 20: 189–218. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13127-019-00424-0

Zhang Y, Wang XY, Li LJ, Printzen C, Timdal E, Yin AC, Wang SQ, Wang LS. 2020. Squamarina (lichenized fungi) species described from China belong to at least three unrelated genera. Mycokeys 66: 135–157. https://doi.org/10.3897/mycokeys.66.39057

Gemeinholzer B, Vences M, Beszteri B, Bruy T, Felden J, Kostadinov I, Miralles A, Nattkemper TW, Printzen C, Renz J, Rybalka N, Schuster T, Weibulat T, Wilke T,  Renner SS. 2020. Data storage and data re-use in taxonomy – transforming taxonomy into big data science. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 20: 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13127-019-00428-w

Bungartz F, Elix JA, Printzen C. 2020. Lecanoroid lichens in the Galapagos Islands: the genera Lecanora, Protoparmeliopsis, and Vainionora (Lecanoraceae, Lecanoromycetes). Phytotaxa 431(1): 1–85. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.431.1.1

2019

Yakovchenko L, Davydov E, Ohmura Y, Printzen C. 2019. The phylogenetic position of species of Lecanora s. l. containing calycin and usnic acid, with the description of Lecanora solaris Yakovchenko & Davydov sp. nov. Lichenologist 51: 147–156.

2018

Grewe F, Lagostina E, Wu H, Printzen C, Lumbsch HT. 2018. Population genomic analyses of RAD sequences resolves the phylogenetic relationship of the lichen-forming fungal species Usnea antarctica and Usnea aurantiacoatra. Mycokeys 43: 91–113.

Tønsberg T, Printzen C. 2018. Biatora troendelagica new to North America from Alaska, USA. Graphis Scripta 30: 161–165.

Printzen C,  Cezanne R, Eichler M, Jørgensen PM, Teuber D. 2018. An unusual record of Vahliella atlantica from Central Europe. Graphis Scripta 30: 88–93.

Lagostina E, Dal Grande F, Andreev M, Printzen C. 2018. The use of microsatellite markers for species delimitation in Antarctic Usnea subgenus Neuropogon. Mycologia 110: 1047–1057.

Zamora JC, Svensson M, Kirschner R, Olariaga I, Ryman S, Parra LA; Geml J, Rosling A, … Printzen C, … Ekman S [412 authors]. 2018. Considerations and consequences of allowing DNA sequence data as types of fungal taxa. IMA Fungus 9: 167–175.

2017

Lücking R, Moncada B, McCune B, Farkas E, Goffinet B, Parker D, Chaves JL, Lőkős L, Nelson PR, Spribille T, Stenroos S, Wheeler T, Yanez-Ayabaca A, Dillman K, Gockman OT, Goward T, Hollinger J, Tripp EA, Villella J, Álvaro-Alba WR, Arango CJ, Cáceres MES, Coca LF, Printzen C, Rodríguez C, Scharnagl K, Rozzi R, Soto-Medina E, Yakovchenko LS. 2017. Pseudocyphellaria crocata (Ascomycota: Lobariaceae) in the Americas is revealed to be thirteen species, and none of them is P. crocata. Bryologist 120: 441–500.

Lagostina E, Dal Grande F, Ott S, Printzen C. 2017. Fungus-specific SSR markers in the Antarctic lichens Usnea antarctica and U. aurantiacoatra (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Applications in Plant Sciences 5(9): 1700054.

Printzen C, Blanchon DJ, Fryday AM, de Lange PJ, Houston DM, Rolfe JR. 2017. Lecanora kohu, a new species of Lecanora (lichenised Ascomycota: Lecanoraceae) from the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 55: 439–451.Lutsak T, Fernández-Mendoza F, Nadyeina O, Şenkardeşler A, Printzen C. 2017. Testing the correlation between norstictic acid content and species evolution in the Cetraria aculeata group in Europe. Lichenologist 49: 39–56.

2016

Lutsak T, Fernández-Mendoza F, Greshake B, Dal Grande F, Ebersberger I, Ott S, Printzen C. 2016. Characterisation of microsatellite loci in the bipolar lichen-forming fungus Cetraria aculeata (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Applications in Plant Sciences 4(9): 1600047.

Printzen C, Halda JP, McCarthy JW, Palice Z, Rodriguez Flakus P, Thor G, Tønsberg T, Vondrák J. 2016. Five new species of Biatora from four continents. Herzogia 29: 566–585.

Zhao X, Leavitt SD, Zhao ZT, Zhang LL, Arup U, Grube M, Pérez-Ortega S, Printzen C, Śliwa L, Divakar PK, Crespo A, Lumbsch HT. 2016. Towards a revised generic classification of lecanoroid lichens (Lecanoraceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological and chemical evidence. Fungal Diversity 78: 293–304.

Lutsak T, Fernández-Mendoza F, Kirika P, Wondafrash M, Printzen C. 2016. Mycobiont-photobiont interactions of the lichen Cetraria aculeata in high alpine regions of East Africa and South America. Symbiosis 68: 25–37.

Mitarbeiterfoto
Lisa Bleck
Technical Assistant (third-party funded project mosses)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Friedl
Appointed honorary staff member (Field of expertise: Algae)
Cristóbal Felipe Ivanovich Hichins
PhD student Cryptogams (Third-party funded project „Lecanomics: Neue Wege zur Erkennung und Abgrenzung von Arten in einer allgegenwärtigen Gruppe von Flechten“)
Portrait Margret Kessler, Ehrenamtliche Mitarbeiterin Botanik
Margret Kessler
Volunteer (moss herbarium)
Prof. Dr. Horst Lange-Bertalot
Appointed honorary staff member (diatoms)
Prof. Rupert Lenzenweger
Appointed honorary staff member (Desmidiaceae)
Lijuan Li
PhD Student Cryptogams
Tetiana Lutsak
PhD Student Cryptogams (Third-party funded project)
Dr. Kathrin Schneck
Volunteer (lichen herbarium)
Mitarbeiterfoto
Dr. Gerhard Winter
Appointed honorary staff member (moss herbarium)
Viola Ziller
Technical Assistant for Cryptogams, Herbarium Senckenbergianum (FR) – on parental leave
Sandra Wilwert
Technical Assistant for Cryptogams, Herbarium Senckenbergianum (FR) – parental leave representation