Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorRungtiwa Phookamsaken_US
dc.contributor.authorDhanushka N. Wanasingheen_US
dc.contributor.authorSinang Hongsananen_US
dc.contributor.authorChayanard Phukhamsakdaen_US
dc.contributor.authorShi Ke Huangen_US
dc.contributor.authorDanushka S. Tennakoonen_US
dc.contributor.authorChada Norphanphounen_US
dc.contributor.authorErio Camporesien_US
dc.contributor.authorTimur S. Bulgakoven_US
dc.contributor.authorItthayakorn Promputthaen_US
dc.contributor.authorPeter E. Mortimeren_US
dc.contributor.authorJian Chu Xuen_US
dc.contributor.authorKevin D. Hydeen_US
dc.description.abstract© 2017, School of Science. Ophiobolus is a large genus of Phaeosphaeriaceae comprising more than 350 possible species, most of which are saprobes on herbaceous plants in Europe and North America. Ophiobolus species are polyphyletic and the type of Ophiobolus is not represented in GenBank. Therefore, an increased taxon sampling of ophiobolus-like taxa and epitypification of the type species, O. disseminans is reported. Multigene phylogenetic analyses of combined LSU, SSU, TEF1-α and ITS sequence data position O. disseminans in a sister clade with O. ponticus and several Entodesmium species in Phaeosphaeriaceae with high support. Therefore, Entodesmium is synonymized under Ophiobolus. Premilcurensis with it type species, P. senecionis also clusters within the Ophiobolus clade and is synonymized under Ophiobolus. Ophiobolus rossicus sp. nov. is introduced and a reference specimen is designated for O. ponticus. Other ophiobolus-like taxa (Ophiobolus sensu lato) can be distinguished as three main groups, which are introduced as new genera. Ophiobolopsis is introduced to accommodate the new species, Ophiobolopsis italica. The new genus Paraophiobolus is introduced to accommodate P. arundinis sp. nov. and P. plantaginis comb. nov. This genus is characterized by hyaline to pale yellowish ascospores, some green-yellowish at maturity, with a swollen cell, terminal appendages and ascospores not separating into part spores. Pseudoophiobolus gen. nov. is introduced to accommodate six new species and two new combinations, viz. Ps. achilleae, Ps. erythrosporus, Ps. galii, Ps. italicus, Ps. mathieui, Ps. rosae, Ps. subhyalinisporus and Ps. urticicola. Pseudoophiobolus is characterized by subhyaline to pale yellowish or yellowish ascospores, with a swollen cell, lack of terminal appendages and ascospores that do not separate into part spores and is related to Nodulosphaeria. An updated tree for Phaeosphaeriaceae based on multigene analysis is also provided.en_US
dc.subjectAgricultural and Biological Sciencesen_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental Scienceen_US
dc.titleTowards a natural classification of Ophiobolus and ophiobolus-like taxa; introducing three novel genera Ophiobolopsis, Paraophiobolus and Pseudoophiobolus in Phaeosphaeriaceae (Pleosporales)en_US
article.title.sourcetitleFungal Diversityen_US
article.volume87en_US Institute of Botany Chinese Academy of Sciencesen_US Agroforestry Centreen_US Fah Luang Universityen_US Mai Universityen_US Gruppoen_US Circolo Micologico “Giovanni Carini”en_USà per gli Studi Naturalistici della Romagnaen_US Research Institute of Floriculture and Subtropical Cropsen_US
Appears in Collections:CMUL: Journal Articles

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in CMUIR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.