Fedosov, V.E. On Entosthodon fascicularis and Weissia armata comb. nov. (= W. papillosissima Laz.) in Russia

Arctoa (2011) 20: 191-196

Entosthodon fascicularis (Hedw.) Müll. Hal., previously excluded from the Russian moss flora, was recently found in the foothill part of limestone area of Dagestan (Eastern Caucasus, Russia). Weissia armata (Thér. & Trab.) Fedosov comb. nov. (=W. papillosissima Laz.), the species, unknown in Russia before, was also found not far from this locality in Inner Dagestan. Descriptions and illustrations based on specimens from Russia are provided, ecology and distribution of these species are observed.