Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
Catalog #: LSU00143229
Occurrence ID (GUID): 84694bd7-7b1b-42df-89fe-62e9fcdb2ffa
Secondary Catalog #: 142305; Exsiccati 682
Taxon: Lecidea tessellata Flörke
Family: Lecideaceae
Collector: William A. Weber   s.n.   
Date: 1983-11-23
Locality: 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
Georeference Remarks: lat/long = S of Colorado River, at midpoint of Fruita; uncertainty = extent of Colorado River at Fruita
Elevation: 1417 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4650 ft.
Habitat: 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!
Exsiccati series: Lichenes Exsiccati Distributed by the University of Colorado Museum, Boulder; William A. Weber, Curator #682
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Record ID: 84694bd7-7b1b-42df-89fe-62e9fcdb2ffa
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