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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 26

Acarospora cervina A. Massal.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | white(ish) brown (beige) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 5.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: subsquamulose | squamulose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 1.5 (max) 2.5
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 8.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 3.0
[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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