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Aspergillus sydowii (Bainier & Sartory) Thom & Church
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- Scientific name
- Aspergillus sydowii
- (Bainier & Sartory) Thom & Church
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
- Comments etc.
- LAYANNE FERRO
The species is a member of the Aspergillus versicolor section.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species make up several ecosystems, which are under threat. I suggest including it in the list of least concern (LC).
According to GBIF the species has 877 occurrences, distributed worldwide.
Population and Trends
There are 877 occurrences in the world, with the highest number of records in India.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a mesophilic saprobe species in the soil, also known as a food contaminant and, occasionally, as an opportunistic pathogen in humans.
Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areasTourism & recreation areas
Although widely distributed, the species is found in areas that suffer anthropogenic action.
The species is not strongly threatened, but needs conservation actions as it is part of important ecosystems for the world.
TaxonomyLife history & ecologyOther
Studies on the species are necessary in order to gain more knowledge about their biotechnological applications.
Use and Trade
Medicine - human & veterinaryManufacturing chemicals
Medicinal, biotechnological and ecological importance.
Known distribution - countries
Regional Population and Trends