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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 1917

Diploschistes gypsaceus (Ach.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish)
[th upper surface]: pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine | dense
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: unitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 4.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 22.0 (low) 30.0 (high) 40.0 (max) 45.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 10.0 (low) 15.0 (high) 18.0 (max) 20.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: muriformly septate – muriform, submuriform
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 4.0 (high) 7.0
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: lecanoric acid
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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