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Go to: Data maintenance    Nomenclature: Taxonomic Hierarchy    Nomenclature: Type Information    Nomenclature: Taxonomic Literature    Biogeography    Ecology    Lichen Photobionts    Thallus Morphology: General Morphology    Thallus Morphology: Thallus Size and Differentiation    Thallus Morphology: Outline    Thallus Morphology: Upper Thallus Surface    Thallus Morphology: Lower Thallus Surface    Thallus Anatomy: Upper Cortex    Thallus Anatomy: Medulla    Thallus Anatomy: Lower Cortex    Ascocarp Morphology: General Ascocarp Morphology    Ascocarp Morphology: Margin    Ascocarp Morphology: Disk    Ascocarp Anatomy: Epithecium    Ascocarp Anatomy: Hymenium    Ascocarp Anatomy: Asci    Ascocarp Anatomy: Ascospores    Conidioma Morphology    Conidioma Anatomy: Conidia    Chemistry: Spot Tests    Index of all items of the project


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Data maintenance   back to top

1. Data set source [mandatory] [mandatory character]     1. authentic     2. compiled     3. template     5. standard item
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2. Data set author(s) [mandatory] [mandatory character]     10. Büdel B.     53. Schulz M.  None selected () ()
3. Data set reviewer(s) [mandatory character]    ()  45. Nash T.H. ()
5. Data set publication permission [mandatory character]     1. no  None selected () ()

Nomenclature: Taxonomic Hierarchy   back to top

7. Current taxonomic status    ()  1. accepted ()
8. Taxonomic rank [mandatory] [mandatory character]     2. species     3. subspecies     4. variety     5. form  None selected () ()
11. Genus name [mandatory] [mandatory character]     463. Neoheppia     513. Peltula  None selected () ()
13. Family name [mandatory] [mandatory character]     94. Peltulaceae Büdel (1986)  None selected () ()
15. Order name     11. Lichinales  None selected () ()

Nomenclature: Type Information   back to top

17. Type [mandatory character]


19. Protologue



Nomenclature: Taxonomic Literature   back to top

21. Taxonomic notes


22. Taxonomic literature



Biogeography   back to top

23. Hemisphere distribution    ()  1. Northern hemispheric ()
24. Floristic province {= zonal distribution} [mandatory] [mandatory character]     4. boreal     6. subtropical     7. pantropical     8. neotropical     9. palaeotropic     14. cosmopolitan
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25. Altitude [mandatory] [mandatory character]     1. coastal     2. colline     3. submontane     4. montane     5. upper montane     6. subalpine
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27. Continent distribution [mandatory] [mandatory character]     1. Africa     3. Asia-Temperate     4. Australasia     5. Europe     6. Northern America     7. Southern America     8. Pacific     9. Asia-Tropical
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28. Major geographic region     41. South-western U.S.A.     44. North and Central Mexico
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38. Checklist records [mandatory]     15. Mexico     20. Sonoran Desert     26. United States and Canada (continental)
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Ecology   back to top

43. Life habit    ()  2. biotroph (inhabiting living organisms) ()
44. Lifestyle [mandatory] [mandatory character]    ()  4. lichenized (= parasitic and / or mutual symbiotic with photobionts) ()
45. Substrate preference [mandatory character]     1. terricolous (on soil)     6. saxicolous (on rock)
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47. Habitat insolation     1. sun-exposed     2. partially shaded     3. fully shaded
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53. Rock substrate mineral content     1. non-calciferous (lacking calcites)     2. calciferous (containing calcites)
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Lichen Photobionts   back to top

80. Primary photobiont kind    ()  1. cyanobacterial ()
86. Primary photobiont genus    ()  12. Chroococcidiopsis ()
88. Primary photobiont order    ()  5. Chroococcales ()

Thallus Morphology: General Morphology   back to top

104. Thallus growth form [mandatory character]     2. crustose     3. foliose
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105. Thallus primary subdivision     1. continuous     2. divided
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108. Crustose growth organization     6. placodioid     7. squamulose
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109. Crustose growth structure    ()  2. subsquamulose ()
112. Foliose growth organization    ()  2. umbilicate ()
114. Foliose lobe outline    ()  1. elongate ()
117. Foliose lobe front     1. angular     2. rounded
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118. Foliose lobe curvature     1. concave     2. subconcave     3. plane     4. subconvex     5. convex
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121. Fruticose branch structure     1. terete     2. subterete     3. applanate (moderately flattened)
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122. Fruticose branch flattening     1. bifacial     2. unifacial
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129. Thallus parts length [categorical]     1. short     2. long
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130. Thallus parts length [numerical]
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mm long

131. Thallus parts width [categorical]     1. narrow     2. wide
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132. Thallus parts width [numerical]
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mm wide

133. Thallus parts thickness [categorical]     1. thin     2. thick
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134. Thallus parts thickness [numerical]
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mm thick


Thallus Morphology: Thallus Size and Differentiation   back to top

151. Overall thallus diameter [categorical]     1. very small     2. small     3. medium-sized
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152. Overall thallus diameter [numerical]
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cm in diameter

153. Overall thallus length [numerical]
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cm long


Thallus Morphology: Outline   back to top

160. Thallus perimeter outline     1. irregular     2. orbicular
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161. Thallus perimeter zonation     1. simple     3. lobed
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164. Thallus margin structure     1. entire     3. dentate     4. laciniate     9. crenulate     10. dissected     11. lobulate     13. crenate
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Thallus Morphology: Upper Thallus Surface   back to top

172. Upper surface colour     6. black     10. brownish red (= reddish brown)     16. brownish green (= greenish brown, incl. olive, olivaceous)     27. brownish yellow (= yellowish brown)
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174. Upper surface curvature     1. plane     2. subconcave     3. concave     4. subconvex     5. convex
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175. Upper surface glossiness     1. matt (opaque, dull)     2. glossy (shiny)     3. vitreous
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191. Upper surface maculae: presence     1. absent     2. present
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252. Upper surface soralia: presence     1. absent     2. present
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255. Upper surface soralia: colour     15. grey-green (= greyish green, greenish gray)     17. bluish green (= greenish blue; incl. aeruginose, turquoise)     18. dark gray (= greyish black, blackish grey)     21. grey-blue (= bluish grey, greyish blue)     22. brownish blue (= bluish brown)
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256. Upper surface soralia: location     2. laminal     3. subperipheral     4. peripheral
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258. Upper surface soralia: origin    ()  3. tubercular (eroding from the tip of tubercles, warts) ()
259. Upper surface soralia: shape     5. labriform     6. maculiform
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260. Upper surface soralia: outline     2. punctiform     3. irregular ("effigurate")     4. linear
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261. Upper surface soralia: elevation    ()  3. prominent ()
262. Upper surface soralia: excavation     1. slightly excavated     2. fully excavated
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269. Upper surface soredia: diameter [categorical]     1. grainy (coarse)     2. farinose (fine)
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278. Upper surface lobules: presence     1. absent     2. present
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Thallus Morphology: Lower Thallus Surface   back to top

282. Lower surface overall colour     6. black     16. brownish green (= greenish brown, incl. olive, olivaceous)     27. brownish yellow (= yellowish brown)
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Thallus Anatomy: Upper Cortex   back to top

329. Upper cortex: presence     1. absent     2. present
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332. Upper cortex height [numerical]
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µm high

371. Upper cortex inner layer: structure     1. prosoplectenchymatous     2. paraplectenchymatous
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Thallus Anatomy: Medulla   back to top

383. Medulla colour     2. white     14. pale green (= greenish white, whitish green)     20. pale blue (= whitish blue, bluish white)
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384. Medulla density     1. compact     2. dense     3. loose
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Thallus Anatomy: Lower Cortex   back to top

401. Lower cortex plectenchyma structure     1. paraplectenchymatous     2. prosoplectenchymatous
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404. Lower cortex hyphal orientation     1. anticlinal     2. periclinal
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409. Lower cortex extent     1. restricted to the thallus edge     2. covering most of the thallus lower surface
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Ascocarp Morphology: General Ascocarp Morphology   back to top

424. Ascocarp position {on primary thallus parts}     1. central     2. laminal     3. subperipheral     4. peripheral
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428. Ascocarp emergence    ()  1. not emerging (immersed, e.g., cryptolecanorine, cryptolecideine, aspicilioid) ()
429. Ascocarp attachment     1. adnate (semi-immersed)     2. sessile
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432. Ascocarp abundance [numerical]
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per thallus

437. Ascocarp size [categorical]     1. small     2. large
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438. {orbicular} ascocarp diameter [numerical]
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mm in diam.


Ascocarp Morphology: Margin   back to top

448. Ascocarp margin: structure    ()  4. crenulate ()
449. Ascocarp margin: roughness    ()  1. smooth ()
452. Ascocarp margin: development     1. indistinct (thin)     2. distinct (moderately thickened)     3. prominent (thick)
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463. Ascocarp margin: soredia     1. absent     2. present (sorediate)
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Ascocarp Morphology: Disk   back to top

488. Ascocarp disk: colour     7. red     10. brownish red (= reddish brown)
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489. Ascocarp disk: exposure     1. not exposed     2. partly exposed     3. fully exposed
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Ascocarp Anatomy: Epithecium   back to top

629. Epithecium height [numerical]
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µm high

639. Epithecial hyphae apical cell pigmentation {in H2O}     24. yellow     25. pale yellow (= whitish yellow, yellowish white, incl. lemon, citrine)     27. brownish yellow (= yellowish brown)     30. brown
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642. Epithecial hyphae apical cell: pigment reactivity    ()  2. 10% KOH + ()

Ascocarp Anatomy: Hymenium   back to top

653. Hymenium height [numerical]
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µm high

654. Hymenium pigmentation {in H2O}     25. pale yellow (= whitish yellow, yellowish white, incl. lemon, citrine)     27. brownish yellow (= yellowish brown)     28. greenish yellow (= yellowish green, incl. lime green)     34. orange (= reddish yellow, yellowish red)
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667. Hymenium euamyloid reaction     1. Lugol’s negative     2. Lugol’s positive
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Ascocarp Anatomy: Asci   back to top

751. Ascus shape     1. globose     4. broadly clavate     5. clavate     6. narrowly clavate     7. obclavate     8. cylindrical
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753. Ascus length [numerical]
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µm long

754. Ascus width [numerical]
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µm wide


Ascocarp Anatomy: Ascospores   back to top

784. Ascospore number [categorical]     5. 16-32 per ascus     6. more than 32 per ascus
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785. Ascospore number [numerical]
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per ascus

786. Ascospore shape     1. globose     2. subglobose     3. oval     4. ellipsoid     5. broadly ellipsoid
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787. Ascospore length [numerical]
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µm long

788. Ascospore width [numerical]
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µm wide


Conidioma Morphology   back to top

816. Conidiomata presence [mandatory character]     1. absent     2. present
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818. Conidiomata abundance     1. sparse     2. moderately abundant     3. strongly abundant
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Conidioma Anatomy: Conidia   back to top

873. Conidium shape     3. oval     11. bacilliform     16. fusiform
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879. Conidium length [numerical]
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µm long

880. Conidium width [numerical]
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µm wide


Chemistry: Spot Tests   back to top

927. Upper surface K reactivity    ()  1. – (negative) ()
928. Upper surface C reactivity    ()  1. – ()
930. Upper surface KC reactivity    ()  1. – ()
931. Upper surface PD reactivity    ()  1. – ()
937. Medulla K reactivity    ()  1. – ()
938. Medulla C reactivity    ()  1. – ()
940. Medulla KC reactivity    ()  1. – ()
941. Medulla PD reactivity    ()  1. – ()

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