Dothideomycetes families incertae sedis » Leptopeltidaceae » Dothiopeltis

Dothiopeltis arunci

Dothiopeltis arunci E. Müll., Sydowia 10(1–6): 198 (1957) [1956].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 296916; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12092, Fig. 1

Description: see Müller (1956) and Granmo and Mathiassen (2013).

Material examined: see Müller (1956) and Granmo and Mathiassen (2013).

Fig. 1 Dothiopeltis arunci (ZT, Myc 3025, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Müller 1956). a Section through ascomata (× 250). b Ascus and ascospores (× 1000)

Importance and distribution

Dothiopeltis comprises two species known on dry stems of Aruncus sylvestris (Rosaceae) and stalks of Cicerbita alpina (Asteraceae). Dothiopeltis is reported from Europe (Norway, Switzerland).



Granmo A, Mathiassen G. 2013 – A new species of Dothiopeltis from Norway. Sydowia 65, 343–348.

Holm L, Holm K. 1977 – A study of the Leptopeltidaceae. Botaniska Notiser 130, 215–229.

Muller E. 1956 – Dothiopeltis, a new genus of Ascomycetes. Sydowia 10, 197–200.


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