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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 1171

Catapyrenium psoromoides (Borrer) R. Sant.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) green | grey(ish) brown
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine | dense
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (median) 3.0 (max) 4.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: squamulose
[th] lower surface: black(ish) brown
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.2
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent
asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean
[asc] tholus: not thickened | thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 12.0 (low) 13.0(median) 15.0 (high) 17.0 (max) 18.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 5.0 (low) 5.5(median) 5.6 (high) 7.0 (max) 7.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: absent
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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