Occurrence ID (GUID):
Secondary Catalog #:
142305; Exsiccati 682
Lecidea tessellata Flörke
William A. Weber s.n.
United States, Colorado, Mesa, South side of Colorado River at Fruita, between the river and the Redlands Road and entrance to Colorado National Monument.
39.124755 -108.720386 +-4860m. WGS84
lat/long = S of Colorado River, at midpoint of Fruita; uncertainty = extent of Colorado River at Fruita
Low ridge of horizontal or very slightly sloping outcrops of friable, white, poorly cemented sandstone of the Dakota Formation. Forming patches of indistinct, always decorticate areolae which have been severely wind-scoured. At least three other genera, incl. Acarospora, Aspicilia, and Rinodina are similarly affected here and become very difficult to distinguish, even from each other, without analysis!
Record ID: 84694bd7-7b1b-42df-89fe-62e9fcdb2ffa