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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 xanthosorediata A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 252 (1991)
T: Perseverance Dam, SE of Crows Nest, Qld, 27°17’S, 152°07’E, 4 Sept. 1986, J.Hafellner 18663; holo: GZU
  Thallus off-white to dull yellow, somewhat cracked. Isidia absent. Soralia bright yellow, erumpent, irregularly rounded, 0.2–0.4 mm diam. Apothecia uncommon, verruciform, hemispherical, concolorous with the thallus, 0.5–0.8 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, concolorous with the thallus, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, fusiform, smooth, 60–65 × 20–22 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC+ orange, C+ weak orange, Pd–; containing thiophaninic acid (major), stictic acid (major) and constictic acid (trace).
  This endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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