Database Details : Dothideomycetes

Full name: Dothideomycetes UPDATED!
Short name: Dothideomycetes
Version: Oct 2017
Release date: 2017-10-27
Authors/editors: Crous P.W. et al.
Taxonomic coverage: Fungi - Ascomycota - Dothideomycetes (pro parte)
English name of the group:
Number of living species 5,126
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,786
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 8,912
Abstract: The pyrenomycetous fungi classified in the Dothideomycetes include many species of economic importance, particularly as plant pathogens (as causal agents of leaf disease) but also as environmental contaminants, some of which are of medical importance (e.g. as allergens).
Organization: Fungal Biodiversity Center, The Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Utrecht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.speciesfungorum.org
Bibliographic citation: Crous P.W. et al. (2018). Dothideomycetes (version Oct 2017). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 28th March 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.