Maksimov A.I.1, Fedorova A.V.2, Ignatov M.S.2,3 2018. Fontinalis dichelymoides (Fontinalaceae, Bryophyta), a new species for the moss flora of Russia // Arctoa. Vol. 27: 203–207 [in English].

1 – Institute of Biology of Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushkinskaya 11, Petrozavodsk, 185910 Russia; e-mail:

2 – Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden, Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya Str., 4, Moscow 127276 Russia; e-mails: &

3 – Lomonosov Moscow State University, Biological Faculty, Geobotany Dept., Leninskie Gory Str. 1-12, Moscow 119234 Russia.

KEYWORDS: Fontinalis dichelymoides, distribution, Russia

ABSTRACT. Fontinalis dichelymoides is newly recorded for the moss flora of Russia; it was found in the course of revising herbarium collections of Fontinalis squamosa. The description and illustration of F. dichelymoides based on the spacimen from Russia are given; key to identification of a group of close species, including F. dichelymoides, F. squamosa and F. dalecarlica, is provided. The results of molecular studies of Fontinalis specimens from Russia are commented.

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Doi 10.15298/arctoa.27.18