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Neoanungitea eucalypti

Neoanungitea eucalypti Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 39: 359 (2017)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 823372; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

 Description: see Crous et al. (2017)

 Material examined: see Crous et al. (2017)



Fig. 1. Neoanungitea eucalypti (CBS H-23266, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2017) a–d Conidiophores and conidia. Scale bar: ad = 10 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Neoanungitea are saprobic or pathogenic on leaves. As saprobes, they play a role in nutrient recycling. As pathogen, they can infect or cause death of the host.


Industrial relevance and applications

There is currently no industrial application of Neoanungitea.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent from Neoanungitea has been identified so far. Further studies are needed.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Neoanungitea is unknown.


Diversity of the genus

Neoanungitea comprises two species known on Eucalyptus species (Myrtaceae). Neoanungitea

has been reported mainly from Victoria and New South Wales. More species of Neoanungitea

can be discovered in future studies.


About Dothideomycetes

The website Dothideomycetes.org provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the class Dothideomycetes.

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