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A new saxicolous species of Diploschistes (Thelotremataceae) from the Canary Islands

  • Israel PÉREZ-VARGAS (a1), Consuelo HERNÁNDEZ-PADRÓN (a1), Pedro L. PÉREZ DE PAZ (a1) and John A. ELIX (a2)

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Diploschistes albopruinosus is described as new to science. This species is found on siliceous rocks in La Caldera de Taburiente National Park (La Palma, Canary Islands). A description of the species is given together with notes on its chemistry, distribution, ecology and taxonomy. Related lichen taxa are discussed.

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