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Timdalia Hafellner (2001)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Scholz P. (02-05-18). Data set not revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 1. Synonyms: Acarospora (intricata); genus of unknown placement (incertae sedis); Lecanorineae; Lecanorales.

Type Information: Type: Timdalia intricata (H. Magn.) Hafellner.

Taxonomic Literature: Clauzade G. & Roux C., Bull. Soc. Bot. Centre-Ouest, N.S. 7: 1-893 [143] (1985) - sub Acarospora; Hafellner J. & Türk R., Stapfia 76: 1-167 [158-159, 167] (2001).

Biogeography: Checklist records: Austria and Sweden and Norway.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; substrate non-calciferous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont present; chlorococcal.

Thallus: Crustose, not subdivided parts, placodioid. Upper Surface: Brown; special structures absent. Lower Surface: Attached by the whole lower surface; special structures absent.

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form or with sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid, orbicular, forming all across the thallus surface, becoming adnate to soon sessile. Margin: Indistinct. Hymenium: Iodine reaction: Lugol’s positive. Interascal Hyphae: Present, distinctly branched, distinctly anastomosed.

Asci: Tholus thickened, amyloid, with non-amyloid wide axial body and divergent amyloid flanks towards apex; dehiscence lecanoralean.

Ascospores: More than 32 per ascus, ellipsoid, 2.5-4 µm long, 1.5-2 µm wide, obtuse; septa absent; wall thin, hyaline, in Lugol's Solution negative, wall not ornamented.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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