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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
Phaeographis atromaculata (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 75 (2005)

Phaeographina atromaculata A.W.Archer, Telopea 9: 331 (2001).

T: track to Dangar Falls, c. 2 km N of Dorrigo, N.S.W., Oct. 1998, A.W.Archer G319; holo: NSW.

Phaeographis kalbii Staiger, Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 332 (2002). T: Itatiaia, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, Aug. 1978, K.Kalb s.n. (Lich. Neotrop. No. 238); holo: Herb. Kalb n.v.

  Thallus off-white, thin to evanescent, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, black, scattered, sessile, open, with a conspicuous thalline margin, elongate to substellate, 0.5–1.0 (–1.5) mm wide. Disc matt black, epruinose. Proper exciple not carbonised. Hymenium 120–150 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 1 per ascus, initially hyaline, pale brown at maturity, densely muriform, 100–135 × 30–45 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A rare, corticolous species; in Australia known only from the type locality in north-eastern N.S.W. Also in Brazil, Costa Rica and Kenya.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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