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Latorua caligans

Latorua caligans (Bat. & H.P. Upadhyay) Crous, in Crous et al., IMA Fungus 6(1): 175 (2015).

Bahusandhika caligans Bat. & H.P. Upadhyay, Atas Inst. Micol. Univ. Recife 2: 321 (1965).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 812792; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09787, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2015).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2015).


Fig. 1 Latorua caligans (CBS 576. 65; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2015). a Sporulation on media. b–f Conidiogenous cells giving rise to conidial chains. Scale bars: a = 20 µm, b–f = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Latorua comprises only one species known from soil in South America (Brazil (Pernambuco)).




Crous PW, Carris LM, Giraldo A, Groenewald JZ et al. 2015 – The Genera of Fungi – fixing the application of the type species of generic names – G 2: Allantophomopsis, Latorua, Macrodiplodiopsis, Macrohilum, Milospium, Protostegia, Pyricularia, Robillarda, Rotula, Septoriella, Torula, and Wojnowicia. IMA Fungus 6, 163–198.



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