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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Glyphis atrofusca (Müll.Arg.) Lücking

in A.W.Archer, Fl. Australia 57: 651 (2009)

Graphina atrofusca Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 74 (1887); — Graphis atrofusca (Müll.Arg.) Stizenb., Ber. Tätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1889/90: 186 (1891).

T: Lydenburg, Transvaal, South Africa, F.Wilms 70; lecto: G n.v., fide R.Lücking, in A.W.Archer, Fl. Australia 57: 651 (2009).

Graphina montoensis A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 172 (2001); — Glyphis montoensis (A.W.Archer) Staiger, Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 173 (2002). T: Burnett Hwy, 16 km SSW of Monto, Qld, 16 Jan. 1980, H.Streimann 9845; holotype: CANB; iso: H, NICH, US.

  Thallus off-white to pale greenish white, thin, uneven, dull. Ascomata lirelliform, numerous, conspicuous, scattered to crowded, immersed, open, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, 1–2 (–3) mm long, 0.1–0.4 mm wide, with a very thin thalline margin. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, rarely almost completely carbonised. Epihymenium reddish brown to matt black, epruinose or lightly pruinose. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick. Hypothecium persistently pale. Ascospores 4 (–5) per ascus, muriform, 8–14 × 2–4 (–5)-locular, 30–50 × (14–) 16–22 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld; also in Paraguay and South Africa.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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