Ochrolechia alectoronica in sched.
Apothecia:to 2 mm across with thick margin
Spores: (55-)70-90 x 43-52 µm
Chemistry: Thalline margin C-, KC+ orange; disc C+ red; alectorionic by TLC.
Thirty five collections from Campbell Island, five from the Auckland Islands.
Similar to O. parella
(L.) A. Massal., which has a thallus containing variolaric acid, and smaller ascospores. Messuti & Vobis (2002) give the chemistry of O. parella
as ±gyrophoric acid, ±variolaric acid, ±alectorionic acid.