Acarospora stapfiana ( Muell . Arg.) Hue

Sokoloff, Paul C., Freebury, Colin E., Hamilton, Paul B. & Saarela, Jeffery M., 2016, The " Martian " flora: new collections of vascular plants, lichens, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria from the Mars Desert Research Station, Utah, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 8176-8176: 8176

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Acarospora stapfiana ( Muell . Arg.) Hue


Acarospora stapfiana ( Muell. Arg.) Hue  


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 270; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Acarosporastapfiana ( Müll. Arg.) Hue; kingdom: Fungi; phylum: Ascomycota; class: Lecanoromycetes; order: Acarosporales; family: Acarosporaceae; genus: Acarospora; specificEpithet: stapfiana; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: ( Müll. Arg.) Hue; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Dry streambed approx 500 m northeast of Mars Desert Research Station "hab"; verbatimElevation: 1371 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°24'27.7"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'20"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Freebury, Colin E.; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Parasitic on C.trachyphylla; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 20, 2014; habitat: Rock-strewn hill with bird-perch boulder; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CANL 127958; collectionCode: CANL, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  


This lichen was encountered growing on sandstone and parasitically on Caloplaca trachyphylla   (Fig. 13) in the shade of a large rock due northeast of MDRS. Acarospora stapfiana   has been previously reported from Capitol Reef National Park ( St. Clair et al. 1995).

Supplemental File: CANL 127958 (Suppl. material 3).