Acarospora strigata (Nyl.) Jatta

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 strigata (Nyl.) Jatta
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Acarospora strigata (Nyl.) Jatta  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 248; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Acarosporastrigata (Nyl.) Jatta; kingdom: Fungi; phylum: Ascomycota; class: Lecanoromycetes; order: Acarosporales; family: Acarosporaceae; genus: Acarospora; specificEpithet: strigata; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Nyl.) Jatta; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Vicinity of the Mars Desert Research Station, Hanksville, Utah, 500 m radius of "hab"; verbatimElevation: 1371 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°24'23.2"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'31.1"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Freebury, Colin E.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 17, 2014; habitat: Conglomerate sandstone hilltop; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CANL 127953; collectionCode: CANL, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 288; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Acarosporastrigata (Nyl.) Jatta; kingdom: Fungi; phylum: Ascomycota; class: Lecanoromycetes; order: Acarosporales; family: Acarosporaceae; genus: Acarospora; specificEpithet: strigata; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Nyl.) Jatta; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: "Comm check" hill, 1.7 km north of Mars Desert Research Station, just west of Cow Dung Road; verbatimElevation: 1371 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°25'3.15"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°46'54.59"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Freebury, Colin E.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 22, 2014; habitat: Conglomerate sandstone hilltop dominated by Artemisia and Ephedra; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; institutionCode: CANL 127962; collectionCode: CANL; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 304; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Acarosporastrigata (Nyl.) Jatta; kingdom: Fungi; phylum: Ascomycota; class: Lecanoromycetes; order: Acarosporales; family: Acarosporaceae; genus: Acarospora; specificEpithet: strigata; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Nyl.) Jatta; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Alluvial plain and dry creekbed directly opposite turnoff to Mars Desert Research Station on Cow Dung Road; verbatimElevation: 1357 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°24'19.2"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'20"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Freebury, Colin E.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 24, 2014; habitat: Sandstone rubble on sandy plain; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CANL 127969; collectionCode: CANL, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 306; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Acarosporastrigata (Nyl.) Jatta; kingdom: Fungi; phylum: Ascomycota; class: Lecanoromycetes; order: Acarosporales; family: Acarosporaceae; genus: Acarospora; specificEpithet: strigata; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Nyl.) Jatta; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Sandstone plateau immediately southwest of Mars Desert Research Station, alongside ATV trail; verbatimElevation: 1412 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°24'22.4"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'40.3"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Freebury, Colin E.; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 24, 2014; habitat: Rock-strewn hill; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CANL 127952; collectionCode: CANL, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  

Notes

This greyish-white crustose lichen was commonly encountered growing on sandstone rocks surrounding MDRS (Fig. 14). The species was previously reported from eastern Wayne County by St. Clair et al. (1991).

Supplemental Files: CANL 127953 (Suppl. material 4), CANL 127962 (Suppl. material 5), CANL 127969 (Suppl. material 6), CANL 127966 (Suppl. material 7).