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Chaetodiplodia caulina

Chaetodiplodia caulina P. Karst., Hedwigia 23(4): 62 (1884).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 168423; Facesoffungi number: FoF11787, Fig. 1

Description: see Wijayawardene et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Wijayawardene et al. (2014).


Fig. 1 Chaetodiplodia caulina (re-drawn from Sutton 1980). a Surface view of conidioma. b Different stages of conidiogenesis. c Conidia. Scale bars: a = 100 μm, b, c = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

There are eight Chaetodiplodia epithets in Index Fungorum (2022), but several species have been transferred to Ascochyta, Chaetodiplis and Lasiodiplodia. Chaetodiplodia comprises three species known on Citrus aurantifolia (Rutaceae) and Grewia populifolia (Malvaceae) in Asia (India and Pakistan).



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De Gruyter J, Woudenberg JHC, Aveskamp AA, Verkley GJM et al. 2013 – Redisposition of phoma-like anamorphs in Pleosporales. Studies in Mycology 75, 1–36.

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van der Aa HA, van Kesteren HA. 1979 – Some pycnidial fungi occurring on Atriplex and Chenopodium. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi 10, 267–276.

Wijayawardene NN, Crous PW, Kirk PM, Hawksworth DL et al. 2014 – Naming and outline of Dothideomycetes-2014 including proposals for the protection or suppression of generic names. Fungal diversity 69, 1–55.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Wanasinghe DN, Papizadeh M et al. 2016 – Taxonomy and phylogeny of dematiaceous coelomycetes. Fungal Diversity 77, 1–316.



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