LichenIreland
  • Caloplaca cerinelloides (Erichsen) Poeltnom. inval.

There are no records for this species at present.

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This species is identical to C. cerinella (described elsewhere) but differs in having eight spores per ascus (not 1216). It is often drawn to dust-impacted bark, especially trees close to limestone quarry workings. In Ireland, the species is known only from County Fermanagh.

Key characteristics

  • Virtually identical to C. cerinella (on twigs of basic-barked, short-lived trees)
  • Spores 8/ascus.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Caloplaca cerinelloides (Erichsen) Poeltnom. inval.. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=500020 Accessed on 2017-10-20.