Capnodiales » Teratosphaeriaceae » Parateratosphaeria


Parateratosphaeria bellula (Crous & M.J. Wingf.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 28 (2014).

            Mycosphaerella bellula Crous & M.J. Wingf., Mycotaxon 46: 20 (1993).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 807820; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12741, Fig. 1

Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Parateratosphaeria bellula (PREM 51028, holotype; redrawn from Crous and Wingfield 1993). a Vertical section through pseudothecium. b Asci and ascospores. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Parateratosphaeria comprises six foliicolous species known on three host plants within Asteraceae, Proteaceae and Zamiaceae. Parateratosphaeria has been reported from Africa (Western Cape Province) and Western Australia.



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ. 1993 – Additions to Mycosphaerella in the fynbos biome. Mycotaxon 46, 19–26.

Quaedvlieg W, Binder M, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2014 – Introducing the consolidated species concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 33, 1–40.


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