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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Pertusaria pycnothelia Nyl.
  Bull. Soc. Linn. Normandie, sér. 2, 2: 70 (1868)
T: Lifu, New Caledonia, 1864, D.Thiébaut s.n.; lecto: H-NYL 22960, fide J.A.Elix, A.Aptroot & A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 64: 32 (1997).
  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, verruciform, scattered, sometimes confluent and forming an almost continuous covering, concolorous with the thallus, flattened-hemispherical, 0.5–0.8 mm diam. Ostioles conspicuous, black-punctiform, in a translucent pale brown zone, 0.3–0.5 mm diam., 1 per verruca. Ascospores 2 per ascus, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, smooth, (95–) 110–137 × 35–40 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (major) and 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (minor).
  Corticolous in north-eastern Qld; also in New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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