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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
Candelariella xanthostigmoides (Müll.Arg.) R.W.Rogers
  Muelleria 5: 32 (1982)
Lecanora xanthostigmoides Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 484 (1882); Candelaria xanthostigmoides (Müll.Arg.) Müll. Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 1: 33 (1892). T: Parramatta, N.S.W., W.Woolls; lecto: G, fide R.W.Rogers, loc. cit.; The Grampians, Vic., Sullivan; syn: G.
  Thallus crustose, of small, dull, yellow to deep yolk-yellow granules, to 0.3 mm wide, sometimes overgrowing other lichens (Lecidea, Haematomma), becoming sorediose; soredia bright yellow. Apothecia sessile amongst granules, to 0.25 mm wide; disc flat, deep yolk-gold; exciple prominent, becoming thinner with age, sometimes disappearing, sometimes becoming granular-sorediose, concolorous with thallus; hymenium to 70 µm tall. Asci 30–35 × 12.5–15 µm. Ascospores 8 per ascus, long-ellipsoidal, straight or curved, sometimes one end slightly pointed, simple, usually 12–15 × 5–6 µm.
  Occurs on bark in all mainland States and Territories except Qld. The most common species of the genus on bark; endemic.  
  Filson (1992a)  

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