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Xanthopyrenia tichothecioides

Xanthopyrenia tichothecioides (Arnold) Bachm., Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 105(1): 65 (1919).

Arthopyrenia tichothecioides Arnold, Flora, Regensburg 52: 268 (1869).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 410013; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11916, Fig. 1

Description: see Hongsanan et al. (2020b).

Material examined: see Hongsanan et al. (2020b).

Fig. 1 Ascospores of Xanthopyrenia tichothecioides (Arthopyrenia tichothecioides, re-drawn from Arnold 1869).

Importance and distribution

Xanthopyrenia comprises two species known on X. heardensis in Australia (Heard-McDonald Island) and on unknown host in Europe (Germany).



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