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What

Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta

Observer

gpstewart

Date

April 24, 2015

Description

Female

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Square

Observer

james_frederick

Date

April 24, 2015

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What

common merganser Mergus merganser

Observer

jnelson

Date

January 28, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

pjd1

Date

April 13, 2015

Description

Corticolous on exposed rawiri (Kunzea linearis) trunks on margin of a rawiri / rewarewa (Knightia excelsa) forest overlooking steep cliffs. Common, large foliose lichen; thallus borne on prominent, hold fast, broadly digiform, lobulate, lobes broad, upper surface green (when wet, image of drought dessicated individual), undersides tomentose, dirty brown-grey, with prominent cyphellae. Apothecia orange. Throughout Unuwhao Forest Sticta latifrons was easily the most conspicuous macro-lichen seen, specimens often reaching up to 800 mm diameter and festooning tree trunks and branches in massive cabbage-like tangles.

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