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  • 2Under Assessment
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  • 4Assessed
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Diaporthe paranensis R.R. Gomes, Glienke & Crous

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Scientific name
Diaporthe paranensis
Author
R.R. Gomes, Glienke & Crous
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Sordariomycetes
Order
Diaporthales
Family
Diaporthaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Anthony Cavalcanti
Comments etc.
Anthony Cavalcanti

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

The species has picnidial conidiomata, an ampuliform with a picnidal wall composed of thick cells. Presence of hyaline, sub cylindrical conidiogenic cells, alpha hyaline conidia, fusoid ellipsoidal and beta hyaline conidia, smooth, curved (Gomes et al., 2013).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

It is a rare species, with only two occurrences in the world. More studies need to be done to learn more about its ecology and distribution, so I suggest including it in deficient data.


Geographic range

According to GBIF it has only two occurrence in Brazil.


Population and Trends

The species is not common in the world, presenting only two occurrences in Brazil.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Diaporthe paranensis occurs as an endophyte of plants from the Atlantic Forest.

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

Threats

It is not a common species. The species occur in the Atlantic Forest, one of the largest sources of biodiversity on the planet.

Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areasShifting agriculture

Conservation Actions

Half of the records are in an environmental protection area.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted