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Biciliopsis Diederich (1997)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Triebel D. Data set reviewer(s): Triebel D. (98-01-01; 01-08-16); revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 1. Biciliopsis. Chaetothyriaceae Hansf. ex M.E. Barr (1979); Dothideales.

Type Information: Type: Biciliopsis leptogiicola Diederich.

Taxonomic Literature: Aptroot A., Diederich P., Sérusiaux E. & Sipman H.J.M.,

Biblioth. Lichenol. 64: 1-200 [24-28](1997); Hoffmann N. &
Hafellner J., Biblioth. Lichenol. 77: 1-190 [29-30] (2000).

Biogeography: Checklist records: New Guinea.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous; epiphyllous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont absent. Secondary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form or with sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Perithecioid, orbicular, soon sessile, stromatic (Several ascomata found on a plan to convex stroma). Wall: Carbonized around the ostiole, lacking a clypeus, not fused. Margin: Prominent; external filaments absent. Exciple: Black or brown. Periphyses: Present. Hymenium: Iodine reaction: Lugol’s negative, not hemiamyloid. Interascal Hyphae: Absent. Hypothecium: Black or brown.

Asci: Tholus not thickened or thickened, not amyloid; ocular chamber broad; dehiscence unitunicate; exoascus not amyloid, not hemiamyloid.

Ascospores: 1–2 per ascus, ellipsoid, oblong, or slightly curved, 30-40 µm long, 10-13 µm wide, aciculate; septa absent; wall thick (with filiform appendix at each spore pol), distinctly differentiated into primary and secondary wall (with filiform appendix at each spore pol), not thickened at the septum, hyaline, in Lugol's Solution negative, wall not ornamented (with filiform appendix at each spore pol).

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed.

Secondary Metabolites: Not detected.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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