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Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Penz. & Sacc.

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Scientific name
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
Author
(Penz.) Penz. & Sacc.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Cup-fungi, Truffles and Allies
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Sordariomycetes
Order
Incertae sedis
Family
Glomerellaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Anthony Cavalcanti
Comments etc.
Anthony Cavalcanti

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

It is part of the Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex (Weir et al., 2012).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Due to the several records worldwide, I suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern.


Geographic range

It is a common species, with records in 133 countries.


Population and Trends

Colletotrichum gloeosporioides has a wide distribution with about 11317 records.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is found mainly as a phytopathogen, but there are records of species that occur as endophytes of plants from the Amazon Forest, Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Pampa.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Mangrove Forest Vegetation Above High Tide LevelSubtropical/Tropical Swamp ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Forest

Threats

It is a common species in several countries, presenting no apparent threats.

Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areas

Conservation Actions

Many of the records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection

Research needed

Studies of other biomes will contribute to assess the distribution of species.
Molecular studies need to be used to assist in the recognition of the Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

Unknown.

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Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted