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LIASlight ItemID: 8923

Biatora ocelliformis (Nyl.) Arnold

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish) | green(ish) grey | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | white(ish) brown (beige)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.15 (high) 0.4
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: rugulose, finely wrinkled
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.25 (low) 0.45 (high) 0.85 (max) 1.15
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | grey(ish) | blue(ish) black | green(ish) black | brown(ish) grey | grey(ish) brown
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: grey(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | hyaline, colourless | greenish hyaline
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: blue(ish) | blue(ish) green (turquoise) | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform | narrowly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 7.5 (low) 9.7 (high) 14.2 (max) 20.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 2.5 (low) 2.8 (high) 4.2 (max) 4.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (min) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: argopsin
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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