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Aspergillus sydowii (Bainier & Sartory) Thom & Church

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Scientific name
Aspergillus sydowii
Author
(Bainier & Sartory) Thom & Church
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Eurotiomycetes
Order
Eurotiales
Family
Trichocomaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
LAYANNE FERRO
Comments etc.
LAYANNE FERRO

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

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).


Geographic range

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.

Population Trend:


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.

Temperate ForestOther

Threats

Although widely distributed, the species is found in areas that suffer anthropogenic action.

Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areasTourism & recreation areas

Conservation Actions

The species is not strongly threatened, but needs conservation actions as it is part of important ecosystems for the world.

Site/area protection

Research needed

Studies on the species are necessary in order to gain more knowledge about their biotechnological applications.

TaxonomyLife history & ecologyOther

Use and Trade

Medicinal, biotechnological and ecological importance.

Medicine - human & veterinaryManufacturing chemicals

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted