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Carbonea supersparsa (Nyl.) Hertel var. supersparsa

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Knoph J.-G., Rambold G. & Triebel D. (94-07-19). Data set reviewer(s): Kainz C. (00-11-15); to be published after submission; 94-07-19.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Carbonea. Synonyms: Nesolechia supersparsa (Nyl.) Rehm in Rabenh., Nesolechia 'subsparsa'
[lapsus!] Nyl. in Boud., Nesolechia vitellinaria (Nyl.) Rehm in
Rabenh. var. supersparsa (Nyl.) Keissler,;
Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855).

Type Information: Basionym: Lecidea supersparsa Nyl.

Taxonomic Literature: Orange, A. 1990. New or interesting lichens and lichenicolous fungi
from Iceland. Acta Bot. Islandica 10: 37-44.

Biogeography: Continent: Europe.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous; growing on non-calciferous rock. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Lecanora, Lecanoraceae.

Thallus: Indistinct. Upper Surface: Special structures absent.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: .35-.6 mm in diam.. Margin: Prominent. Disk: Plane, black, epruinose, without an umbo. Exciple: Black, green, or brown. Epithecium: Apical cells green. Hymenium: Pale brown. Hypothecium: Black, brown, white, or brownish yellow.

Ascospores: Ellipsoid or obovoid, 6-14 µm long, 3.5-6 µm wide, obtuse; septa absent.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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