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LIASlight ItemID: 5861

Staurothele areolata (Ach.) Lettau

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | 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: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | black(ish) brown
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent
asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 2.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | oblong, oblong-obtuse | ovoid, ovate
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 20.0 (low) 45.0(median) 53.6 (high) 62.5 (max) 63.5
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 14.0 (low) 15.0(median) 17.4 (high) 22.0 (max) 25.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: muriformly septate – muriform, submuriform
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 16.0
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish | dark brown
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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