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Chaetopreussia chadefaudii

Chaetopreussia chadefaudii Locq.-Lin., Revue Mycol., Paris 41(2): 187 (1977).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 310944; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Locquin-Linard (1977).

Material examined: see Locquin-Linard (1977).

Figure. 1. Chaetopreussia chadefaudii (re-drawn from Fig. 5 in Locquin-Linard, 1977).  a Different stage of development of asci and ascospores. Scale bars: a = 10 μm.

Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Chaetopreussia are saprobic and helps in decomposition of organic matter in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Chaetopreussia have not been reported.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Chaetopreussia.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Chaetopreussia has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Chaetopreussia comprises only one species known on dung of Camelus (Camelidae) in Central Sahara. An attempt to re-collect species of Chaetopreussia is needed as molecular data is lacking for the genus.


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