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LIASlight ItemID: 1016

Caloplaca marina (Wedd.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 0.1 (low) 0.2 (high) 0.7 (max) 0.9
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verruculose, minutely warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 1.1 (max) 1.7
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent | present | sparse
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0 (max) 3.5
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 7.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) red (carneous)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 9.0 (low) 10.5 (high) 15.0 (max) 18.5
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 3.7 (low) 4.5 (high) 7.0 (max) 8.0
[asp] septa: absent | present – spore lumen bilocular, polarilocular, plurilocular
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: emodin | fallacinal | parietin | teloschistin
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid

[*] Not all (synonymous, equivalent or similar) terms being provided in parallel for a character or character state (e.g. 'endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed') need to be valid for the taxon under concern.


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