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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 praetermissa A.W.Archer & Elix

Telopea 11: 452 (2007)

T: Waihou Rd, Conglomerate State Forest, near Waihou, N.S.W., 30°06’S, 153°01’E, alt. c. 400 m, on semi-shaded sandstone rock, 19 Apr. 1998, A.W.Archer G187; holo: NSW 740892.

  Thallus pale olive-green, smooth and glossy. Ascomata inconspicuous, immersed, initially slit-like, finally opening to expose a pale fawn epihymenium with concolorous margins, straight or curved, rarely branched, 0.5–1.5 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide; epihymenium epruinose. Proper exciple not carbonised, complete, pale orange-brown. Hymenium 120–150 µm thick. Ascospores submuriform, 4–6 × 2-locular, 12–16 × 5–7 µm, I–.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This inconspicuous, saxicolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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