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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 sydneyensis A.W.Archer & Elix
  in A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 69: 147 (1997)
T: mouth of Salvation Ck, N of Lovett Bay, Pittwater, 27 km N of Sydney, N.S.W., 33°38’S, 151°16’E, 26 Mar. 1994, A.W.Archer P705; holo: NSW.
  Thallus pale greyish white, thin, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia inconspicuous, verruciform, scattered, rarely confluent, flattened-hemispherical, 0.5–0.8 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, (75–) 87–100 × 30–37 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing divaricatic acid (major), stictic acid (minor) and constictic acid (trace).
  An endemic, corticolous species that is known only from the type locality in south-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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