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Orange lichen - Caloplaca marina Caloplaca marina the Orange Sea Lichen is a crustose, placodioid lichen. It has wide distribution, and can be found near the shore on rocks or walls.<br />
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Orange lichen - Caloplaca marina

Caloplaca marina the Orange Sea Lichen is a crustose, placodioid lichen. It has wide distribution, and can be found near the shore on rocks or walls.
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''Caloplaca marina'', the Orange Sea Lichen, is a crustose, placodioid lichen. It has wide distribution, and can be found near the shore on rocks or walls. Calos in Greek means nice, placa in Greek is shield. Caloplaca therefore means ‘beautiful patches’.

Similar species: Teloschistales
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Uploaded Feb 14, 2020. Captured Mar 5, 2017 16:34 in Granite Island, South Australia 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/197s
  • ISO100
  • 109mm