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Colletotrichum fructicola Prihast., L. Cai & K.D. Hyde

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Scientific name
Colletotrichum fructicola
Author
Prihast., L. Cai & K.D. Hyde
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
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

This species is characterized by present aerial mycelium pale grey, dense, cottony, without visible conidial masses in PDA. Sclerotia and acervuli absent in culture. Conidia 9.7-14 × 3-4.3 μm ( x = 11.53 ± 1.03 × 3.55 ± 0.32, n = 180), common in mycelium, one-celled, smooth-walled with a large guttule at the centre and surrounded by smaller guttules, hyaline, cylindrical with obtuse to slightly rounded ends, sometimes oblong (Prihastuti et al., 2009).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Colletotrichum fructicola is a phytopathogen known and common in several countries. Due to its distribution worldwide, I suggest that this species be classified as Least Concern.


Geographic range

Species well distributed throughout the world, with highest occurrences in United States of America.


Population and Trends

Specie common throughout the world, with highest occurrences in United States of America.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in two Brazilian biomes: Pampa and Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Forest

Threats

It presents no evident threat, being common in United States of America.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farming

Conservation Actions

About 1/3 of the records in Brazil are in protected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

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

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

Unknown.

Unknown

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Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted