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A new species of Megalospora Meyen (lichenised Ascomycetes) from Tasmania

Gintaras Kantvilas

Abstract


The new species, Megalospora clandestina Kantvilas, is described from the highlands of Tasmania. It is characterised by a sorediate thallus containing pannarin and zeorin, single-spored asci and muriform ascospores, 30–72 x 12–30 μm. A key to the eight species of the genus occurring in Tasmania is presented.

Keywords


Australia, Biodiversity, Lichens, Megalosporaceae, Taxonomy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21756/cab.esp2

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