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Mauginiella scaettae

Mauginiella scaettae Cavara, Atti R. Accad. Naz. Lincei, Mem. Cl. Sci. Fis., sér. 6 1-2: 65 (1925).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 277575; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11636, Fig. 1

Description: see Rattan and Al-Dboon (1980).

Material examined: see Rattan and Al-Dboon (1980).

Fig. 1 Mauginiella scaettae (redrawn from Fig. 1 in von Arx 1981). a, b Camera lucida drawings of conidiogenous structure. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Mauginiella comprises only one species known on flowers of Phoenix dactylifera (Arecaceae) in Africa (Libya). The disease is known as 'inflorescence-rot' (Al-Hassan and Waleed 1977).



Al-Hassan KK, Waleed BK. 1977 – Biological study on Mauginiella scaettae Cav. The cause of inflorescence rot of date palms in Iraq. Yearbook Plant Protection Research Ministry of Agriculture Agrar Ref Iraq 1, 223–236.

Anselme C, Baltzakis N. 1957 – Sur une pourriture des dattes de conservation provoquee par Mauginiella scaettae. Annales des Épiphyties 8, 153–164.

Arx JA. von 1981 – The genera of fungi sporulating in pure culture. 3rd edition, J. Cramer, Braunschweig, 424 pp.

Cavara F. 1924. 1925 – Atrofia florale in Phoenix dactylifera di Cirenaica. Rendiconti dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei serie 6, 65–6.

Cavara F. 1926 – Mauginiella scaettae CAV. nouvo ifomicete parassita della pahna da datteri in Cirenaica. Bulletino dell Orto Botanico della Regia Università de Napoli 8, 207 – 210.

Chabrolin C. 1928 – La pourriture de l'innoresconce du Palmier-dattier (Khamedj). Annales des Épiphyties 14, 377–414.

Cifferri R. 1958 – Mauginiella, a synonymn of Sporendonema. Atti Dell' Istituto Botanko Dell Universita e Laboratorio crittogamico di Pavia Serie 5, 15, 125–133.

Elmer HS, Cabpenteb JB, Klotz IJ. 1968 – Pests and diseases of Date-palm. II. Diseases. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 16, 97–110.

Hongsanan S, Hyde KD, Phookamsak R, Wanasinghe DN et al. 2020a – Refined families of Dothideomycetes: Dothideomycetidae and Pleosporomycetidae. Mycosphere 11, 1553–2107.

Maire R, Werker RG. 1937 – Fungi Maroccani. Mémoires de la Société des sciences naturelles du Maroc 45, 1–147.

Nicot J. 1972 – Mauginiella scaettae CAV. Pourriture de l'inflorescence du Palmier-dattier. Fitch Phytopathology Tropical 24, 6 pp.

Rattan SS, Al-Dboon AHA. 1980 – Notes on fungi associated with Date-Palm. I. Sydowia 32, 246–273.

von Arx JA. 1970 – The Genera of Fungi Sporulating in Pure Culture. J. Cramer, Vaduz. 315 pp.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Al-Ani LKT, Tedersoo L et al. 2020 – Outline of Fungi and fungilike taxa. Mycosphere 11, 1060–1456.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Lumbsch HT, Liu JK et al. 2018 – Outline of Ascomycota: 2017. Fungal Diversity 88, 167–263.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Rajeshkumar KC, Hawksworth DL et al. 2017– Notes for genera: Ascomycota. Fungal Diversity 86, 1–594.



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