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LIASlight ItemID: 878

Caloplaca aractina (Fr.) Häyrén

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | grey(ish) black | green(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 0.8 (max) 1.0
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) | black(ish) red | 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] length [µm]: (low) 11.0 (high) 15.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 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: parietin | unknown/unidentified anthraquinone(s)
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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