squamulose


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squamulose

[′skwäm·yə‚lōs]
(biology)
Covered with or composed of minute scales.
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Thallus squamulose, of adnate squamules III--SQUAMULOSE LICHENS 4.
A widely distributed squamulose lichen of both calcareous and arenaceous soils.
A squamulose terricolous lichen of the western interior United States and adjacent Canada with black marginal apothecia and, typically, with densely pruinose squamules.
This brown squamulose lichen is typically saxicolous and occurs through much of western North America with a few boreal outliers eastward.
Ocular ridge long, extended behind eyes and gave a distinct margin of the posterior half of the ocular groove; squamulose; squamules somehow more densely placed on ridges.
Frontal margin sparsely, sides densely squamulose. Anterior pronotal angle broadly rounded, posterior sharply and outwardly pointed; sides constricted before posterior pronotal angles.
Deeply punctured, not squamulose. The broad prosternal process with short, decumbent squamules.
A characteristic species with squamulose and persistent, rounded primary thallus, short and regular podetia, partially or totally covered with farinose soredia.
This species has squamulose and persistent rounded primary thallus, short and regular podetia coarsely granulose in upper parts.
diversa, as new to North America, but it probably represents squamulose C.