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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
 Fissurina abdita (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 71 (2005)

Graphina abdita A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 160 (2001).

T: Souita Falls, c. 10 km W of Millaa Millaa, Atherton Tableland, Qld, 21 July 1996, H.T.Lumbsch 11128k; holo: CANB.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, fissurine, immersed, scattered, with slightly raised margins, simple or furcate, 0.5–1.5 mm long, c. 0.2 mm wide. Proper exciple thin, poorly defined, complete, pale reddish brown. Hymenium 90–100 µm thick. Ascospores submuriform to muriform, 8–10 × 2–3-locular, 28–35 × 8–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; known only from the type locality. Also in Fiji.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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