Substrate and Habitat. Corticolous on hardwood trees in forests.
Distribution. Southeastern North America; in North Carolina found throughout.
Aptroot, A. & R. Lücking. (2016) A revisionary Synopsis of the Trypetheliaceae (Ascomycota: Trypetheliales). The Lichenologist48(6): 763-982.
Harris, R.C. (1995) More Florida Lichens. Including the 10¢ Tour of the Pyrenolichens. Published by the Author, Bronx, N.Y. 192 pp.
Tuckerman, E. (1858) Supplement to an enumeration of North American lichens; Part first, containing brief diagnoses of new species. American Journal of Science and Arts25: 422-430 (original description as Trypethelium carolinianum).