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Pertusaria Group 1

Apothecia absent; isidia present; on rock or plant débris

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1

Xanthones present 

2

1a Xanthones absent  4

2

UV+ yellow; lichexanthone present; SAm. 

P. subcorallina Nyl. photo synonyms

2a UV+ orange; thiophaninic acid present 3

3

Thiophaninic acid alone; UK, Sweden 

P. flavocorallina Coppins & Muhr photo

3b Thiophaninic acid and stictic acid  present; Mediterranean region  P. rupicola (Fr.) Harm. var. coralloides (Anzi) Croz

4

Thallus K+ red or yellow 

5

4a Thallus K-ve  9

5

K+ yellow; thamnolic or baeomycesic acid present 

6

5a K+ red; norstictic or salazinic acid present   7

6

Thamnolic acid present; Eurasia; also fertile with 2 spored asci 

P. corallina (L.) Arn. synonyms

6a Baeomycesic and squamatic acids present; Australia  P. nerrigensis A.W. Archer & Elix

7

Norstictic acid present

8

7a Salazinic acid present; Tasmania  P. pseudodactylina A.W. Archer

8

East Asia

P. corallina var. minor (Yas. ex Räs.) Oshio

8a Tasmania  P. dactylinella Kantvilas & Elix
8b N.Am, Eur; China; fertile in Eur.  P. pseudocorallina (Lilj.) Arnold synonyms
8c Bipolar; also on wood; also 1/ascus 120-130 µm  P. coccodes (Ach.) Nyl. synonyms

9(4a)

Pd+ red; fumarprotocetraric or protocetraric acid present

10

9a Pd-ve  14

10

Protocetraric acid present

11

10a Fumarprotocetraric acid present 13

11

Protocetraric acid present 

12

11a Protocetaric and hypothamnolic acids present; SAm.  P. pachythallina (Räs.) Messuti synonyms

12

Isidia to 1 mm tall; Antarctic; also fertile, 1 per ascus P. corallophora Vain.

P. corallophora Vain.

12a Isidia coralloid, to 20 mm tall; SAm

 P. acroscyphoides Sipman

13

Isidia 1-3 mm tall; N. hemisphere; also fertile, 8 per ascus 

P. oculata (Dickson) Th. Fr.

13a Protocetraric acid present  P. dealbata (Ach.) Cromb synonyms

14

Confluentic or 2'-O-methylperlatolic acids present 

15

14a Fatty acids present 16

15

Confluentic acid present; Australia; Hafellner 15754a 

Pertusaria sp.

15a 2'-O-Methylperlatolic acid present; also fertile, 2 /ascus; Antarctic  P. signyae Øvstedal

16

Isidia densely branched in upper parts; Antarctica 

P. peudoculata Øvstedal

16a Isidia to 1 mm tall; bipolar P. isidiodes (Schaer.) Arnold