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Leveillina Theiss. & Syd., Annls mycol. 13(3/4): 286 (1915).

Index Fungorum number: IF 2842; Facesoffungi number: FoF xx, 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2022), molecular data unavailable.

Epifoliar on surface of leaves. Sexual morph: Ascomata solitary, erumpent, subglobose or subconical, with 2−3 locules, shiny, wrinkled, black. Asci bitunicate, clavate. Ascospores ellipsoid, 1-septate, constricted at the septum, brown (in Kalchbrenner & Cooke 1880). Asexual morph: Conidiomata superficial or semi-immersed on surface of leaves, same as sexual morph. Peridium thick at the upper part, comprising dark brown cells of textura angularis. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, cylindrical, hyaline. Conidia globose to subglobose, 1-celled, hyaline.

Type species: Leveillina arduinae (Kalchbr. & Cooke) Theiss. & Syd.

Notes: Leveillina is characterized by subglobose or subconical ascomata, bitunicate, clavate asci and ellipsoid, 1-septate ascospores. The placement of this genus is uncertain and is currently placed in Dothideomycetes genera, incertae sedis.


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