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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 erythrella Müll.Arg.
  Bull. Herb. Boissier 1: 41 (1893)
T: Lakes Entrance, Vic., 1891, F.R.M.Wilson 999; holo: G.
  Thallus off-white to pale greyish white, slightly cracked and areolate, faintly wrinkled, dull. Isidia absent. Soralia numerous, conspicuous, white, disc-like or subhemispherical, sometimes constricted at the base, 0.5–1.0 mm diam.; upper surface sometimes becoming smooth and pale reddish brown. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ yellow → red, KC–, C–, Pd+ yellow; containing norstictic acid (major), connorstictic acid (trace) and ±lichexanthone (minor to trace).
  An endemic, corticolous species that is usually found in rainforest in eastern Australia (Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.); also in Bass Strait, Tas.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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