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Table 2 Proposed list of generic names in Ophiocordycipitaceae to be protected and their competing synonyms. Names to be protected are in bold type, and names previously synonymized are in blue.

From: Phylogenetic-based nomenclatural proposals for Ophiocordycipitaceae (Hypocreales) with new combinations in Tolypocladium

Proposed to protect Proposed to suppress
Ophiocordyceps Petch, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 16: 74 (1931). Type: O. blattae Petch 1931. Sorosporella Sorokin Zentbl. Bakt. ParasitKde., Abt. II 4: 644 (1888). Type: S. agrotidis Sorokin 1888.
  Hirsutella Pat., Revue Mycol. 14: 67 (1892). Type: H. entomophila Pat. 1892.
  Didymobotryopsis Henn., Hedwigia 41: 149 (1902). Type: D. parasitica Henn. 1902.
  Mahevia Lagarde, Archs Zool. Exp. Gen. 56: 292 (1917). Type: M. guignardii (Maheu) Lagarde 1917.
  Synnematium Speare, Mycologia 12: 74 (1920). Type: S. jonesii Speare 1920.
  Trichosterigma Petch, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 8: 215 (1923). Type: T. clavisporum Petch 1923.
  Didymobotrys Clem. & Shear, Gen. Fungi: 228 (1931). Type: D. parasitica (Henn.) Clem. & Shear 1931.
  Troglobiomyces Pacioni, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 74: 244 (1980). Type: T. guignardii (Maheu) Pacioni 1980.
  Hymenostilbe Petch, Naturalist (Hull), ser. 3, 1931: 101 (1931). p ]Type: H. muscaria Petch 1931. p ]Syngliocladium Petch, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 17: 177 (1932). Type: S. aranearum Petch 1932.
  Cordycepioideus Stifler, Mycologia 33: 83 (1941). Type: C. bisporus Stifler 1941.
  Paraisaria Samson & B.L. Brady, Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 81: 285 (1983). Type: P. dubia (Delacr.) Samson & B.L. Brady 1983.
Purpureocillium Luangsa-ard et al., FEMS Microbiol Lett 321: 144 (2011). Type: P. lilacinum (Thom) Luangsa-ard et al. 2011 (syn. Penicillium lilacinum Thom 1920).  
Tolypocladium W. Gams, Persoonia 6: 185 (1971). Type: T. infatum W. Gams 1971. Chaunopycnis W. Gams, Persoonia 11: 75 (1980). p ]Type: C. alba W. Gams 1980. p ]Elaphocordyceps G.H. Sung & Spatafora, Stud. Mycol. 57: 36 (2007). Type: E. ophioglossoides (Ehrh. ex J.F. Gmel. : Fr.) G.H. Sung et al. 2007.
Harposporium Lohde, Tagbl. Versamml. Ges. Deutsch. Naturf. 47: 206 (1874). Type: H. anguillulae Lohde 1874. Polyrhina Sorokin, Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér 6, 4: 65 (1876). Type: P. multiformis Sorokin 1876.
  Podocrella Seaver, Mycologia 20: 57 (1928). Type: P. poronioides Seaver 1928.
  Atricordyceps Samuels, N.Z. Jl. Bot. 21: 174 (1983). Type A. harposporifera Samuels 1983.
Drechmeria W. Gams & H.-B. Jansson, Mycotaxon 22: 36 (1985). Type: D. coniospora (Drechsler) W. Gams & H.-B. Jansson 1985 (syn. Meria coniospora Drechsler 1941). Haptocillium W. Gams & Zare, Nova Hedwigia 73: 334 (2001). Type: H. balanoides (Drechsler) Zare & W. Gams 2001.
Polycephalomyces Kobayasi, Sci. Rep. Tokyo Bunrika Daig., sect. B 5: 245 (1941). Type: P. formosus Kobayasi 1941. Blistum B. Sutton, Mycol. Pap. 132: 16 (1973). Type: B. tomentosum (Schrad.) B. Sutton 1973.