1. Coscinodon Spreng. 筛齿藓属 shai-chi xian shu
Anleit. Kenntn. Gew. 281. 1804. Grimmia subgen. Coscinodon (Spreng.) Jones in Grout, Moss Fl. N. Amer. 2: 18. 1933.
Plants small, yellowish green or brownish green, appearing grayish due to hyaline hair-pointed leaf apices, in dense cushions. Stems shortly irregularly branched; central strand present. Leaves lanceolate, keeled, with bistratose plicae on both sides of costa, with hyaline, long hair-pointed leaf apices; leaf margins plane; costa strong, single, percurrent; upper leaf cells small, irregularly quadrate, thick-walled; basal leaf cells shortly rectangular, with thicker transverseal walls. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves distinctly larger than stem leaves, not plicate. Setae short, straight; capsules immersed or slightly exserted; opercula shortly rostrate; columella free from the operculum; annuli absent; peristome teeth irregularly divided above, strongly perforate, papillose. Calyptrae large, campanulate, nearly covering the entire capsule, plicate, lacerate at the base. Spores small, nearly smooth.