A new species and new records of Cercophora from argentina

Myriam del Valle Catania, Andrea I. Romero, Sabine M. Huhndorf, Andrew N. Miller

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Three species of Cercophora were found during a survey of the biodiversity of microfungi in northwest Argentina. Cercophora argentina possesses a unique combination of morphological characters and is described as a new species, while C. costaricensis and C. solaris are reported as new records for Argentina. Other species of Cercophora known from this region include C. natalita and C. coprogena, which is fully illustrated for the first time and determined herein to be a synonym of C. californica. All other species are described and illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1372-1383
Number of pages12
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2011


  • Lasiosphaeriaceae
  • Podocarpus parlatorei
  • Sambucus nigra
  • Sordariales
  • Systematics
  • Yungas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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