Hyde, KD (reprint author), World Agro Forestry Ctr East & Cent Asia Off, 132 Lanhei Rd, Kunming 650201, Peoples R China.
Dematiopleospora mariae, isolated from Ononis spinosa collected in Forli-Cesena Province in Italy, is introduced as a new ascomycete genus and species based on morphology and combined LSU and SSU sequence analyses. Phylogenetic analysis based on maximum parsimony (MP), maximum likelihood (ML) and Mr Bayes all support Dematiopleospora as being a distinct genus within the Phaeosphaeriaceae. Dematiopleospora is distinguished from other genera in this family in having ascospores whose central cells have longitudinal septa with light end cells, ascomata with a thick peridium and necks comprising short, light brown setae. Phylogenetic analysis also separates Dematiopleospora from other genera in the Phaeosphaeriaceae. Dematiopleospora forms a sister group with Entodesmium and Chaetosphaeronema, but these three genera are clearly separated in the molecular analysis with relatively high bootstrap support (89% and 99% respectively). The new genus is compared with similar genera of Phaeosphaeriaceae and a comprehensive description, and micrographs are provided.
1.World Agro Forestry Ctr East & Cent Asia Off, Kunming 650201, Peoples R China 2.Chinese Acad Sci, Kunming Inst Bot, Key Lab Plant Biodivers & Biogeog East Asia KLPB, Kunming 650201, Yunnan, Peoples R China 3.Mae Fah Luang Univ, Inst Excellence Fungal Res, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand 4.Mae Fah Luang Univ, Sch Sci, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand 5.King Saudi Univ, Dept Bot & Microbiol, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 6.AMB Grp Micol Forlivese Antonio Cicognani, Forli, Italy 7.AMB Circolo Micol Giovanni Carini, Brescia, Italy 8.Societa Naturalist Romagna, Bagnacavallo, RA, Italy 9.Biodivers & Climate Res Ctr BiK F, D-60325 Frankfurt, Main, Germany
Wanasinghe,Dhanushka N.;Jones,E. B. Gareth;Camporesi,Erio;Boonmee,Saranyaphat;Karunarathna,Samantha C.;Thines,Marco;Mortimer,Peter E.;Xu,Jianchu;Hyde,Kevin D..Dematiopleospora mariae gen. sp nov., from Ononis spinosa in Italy,CRYPTOGAMIE MYCOLOGIE,2014,35(2):105-117