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Catenulocercospora fusimaculans

Catenulocercospora fusimaculans (G.F. Atk.) C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira, et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 303 (2017).

  Cercospora fusimaculans G.F. Atk., J. Elisha Mitchell scient. Soc. 8(2): 50 (1892).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 822745; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11133, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material considered: see Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Catenulocercospora fusimaculans (CUP-A-205#1(AL), lectotype; re-drawn from Fig. 18 Cercospora fusimaculans in Braun et al. 2015). a Conidiophore fascicle. b Conidiophore tip. c Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Catenulocercospora comprises only one species known on two host plants Agrostis sp. and Panicum sp. within Poaceae. Catenulocercospora is reported from Asia (Thailand) and North America (Caribbean (Cuba), the United States (Alabama)).



Braun U, Crous PW, Nakashima C. 2015 – Cercosporoid fungi (Mycosphaerellaceae) 3. Species on monocots (Poaceae, true grasses). IMA fungus 6, 25–98.

Videira SIR, Groenewald JZ, Nakashima C, Braun U, Barreto RW, de Wit PJGM, Crous PW. 2017 – Mycosphaerellaceae - Chaos or clarity? Studies in Mycology 87, 257–421.



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