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Table 1 Names of pleomorphic genera in Dothideomycetes that are proposed for protection or are asexually typified and recommended for use over sexually typified genera. For each genus the citation, type species and accepted name is given. NCF = Nomenclature Committee for Fungi.

From: Recommended names for pleomorphic genera in Dothideomycetes

Generic name recommended for use, citation and type species Suppressed generic name(s), citation, type species, and currently accepted name Action required
Acrogenospora M.B. Ellis, Demat. Hyphom: 114.1971. Farlowiella Sacc., Syll. Fung. 9: 1100. 1891. Protect Acrogenospora (1971) over Farlowiella (1891). Asexual type.
Typus: A. sphaerocephala (Berk. & Broome) M.B. Ellis 1971. (Monotospora sphaerocephala Berk. & Broome 1859). Typus: F. repanda (A. Bloxam ex Duby) Sacc. 1891 (Hysterium repandum A. Bloxam ex Duby 1861); now Acrogenospora carmichaeliana (Berk.) Rossman & Crous 2015. Approval needed by NCF.
Alternaria Nees, Syst. Pilze: 72 1816; nom. cons. Lewia M.E. Barr & E.G. Simmons in Mycotaxon 25: 289. 1986. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: A. tenuis Nees 1816; now A. alternata (Fr.) Keissl. 1912 (Torula alternata Fr. 1832). Typus: L. scrophulariae (Desm.) M.E. Barr & E.G. Simmons 1986 (Sphaeria scrophulariae Desm. 1836); now Alternaria scrophulariae (Desm.) Rossman & W.C. Allen 2015.  
  Allewia E.G. Simmons in Mycotaxon 38: 260. 1990. Typus: A. proteae E.G. Simmons 1990; now Alternaria proteae (E.G. Simmons) Woudenberg & Crous 2013.  
  Crivellia Shoemaker & Inderb. in Can. J. Bot. 84: 1308. 2006.  
  Typus: C. papaveracea (De Not.) Shoemaker & Inderb. 2006 (Cucurbitaria papaveracea De Not. 1863); now Alternaria penicillata (Corda) Woudenb. & Crous 2013.  
Bipolaris Shoemaker in Can. J. Bot. 37: 882. 1959. Cochliobolus Drechsler in Phytopathology 24: 973. 1934. Bipolaris was proposed for conservation by Rossman et al. (2013).
Typus: B. maydis (Y. Nisik. & C. Miyake) Shoemaker 1959 (Helminthosporium maydis Y. Nisik. & C. Miyake 1926. Typus: C. heterostrophus (Drechsler) Drechsler 1934 (Ophiobolus heterostrophus Drechsler 1925); now Bipolaris maydis (Y. Nisik. & C. Miyake) Shoemaker 1959.  
Botryohypoxylon Samuels & J.D. Rogers in Mycotaxon 25: 631. 1986. Iledon Samuels & J.D. Rogers in Mycotaxon 25: 633. 1986. None.
Typus: B. amazonense Samuels & J.D. Rogers 1986. Typus: Iledon versicolor Samuels & J.D. Rogers 1986; now Botryohypoxylon amazonense Samuels & J.D. Rogers 1986.  
Botryosphaeria Ces. & De Not., Comm. Soc. crittog. Ital. 1(4): 211. 1863. Fusicoccum Corda in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl. 3 (2): 111. 1829. Protect Botryosphaeria (1863) over Fusicoccum (1829).
Typus: B. dothidea (Moug.) Ces. & De Not. 1863. Typus: F. aesculi Corda 1829; now Botryosphaeria dothidea (Moug.) Ces. & De Not. 1863.  
Brooksia Hansf. in Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 81: 32. 1956. Hiospira R.T. Moore, in Trans. Brit. mycol. Soc. 45: 145. 1962. None.
Typus: B. tropicalis Hansf. 1956. Typus: H. hendrickxii (Hansf.) R.T. Moore 1962 (Helicosporium hendrickxii Hansf. 1945); now Brooksia tropicalis Hansf. 1956.  
Camarosporula Petr. in Sydowia 8: 99. 1954. Anthracostroma Petr. in Sydowia 8: 96. 1954. Asexual type. Approval needed by
Typus: C. persoonii (Henn.) Petr. 1954 (Hendersonia persoonii Henn. 1901). Typus: A. persooniae (Henn.) Petr. 1954 (Mycosphaerella persooniae Henn. 1903); now Camarosporula persoonii (Henn.) Petr. 1954. NCF.
Capnodium Mont. in Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 11: 233. 1849. Polychaeton (Pers.) Lév. in Orbigny, Dict. Univ. Hist. Nat. 8: 493. 1846 (Fumago sect. Polychaeton Pers., Mycol. eur. 1: 9. 1822). Protect Capnodium (1849) over Polychaeton (1846).
Typus: C. salicinum Mont. 1849; now C. citri Berk. & Desm. (1849). Typus: P. quercinum (Pers.) Kuntze 1898. (Fumago quercinum Pers. 1822)  
Cladosporium Link in Mag. Gesell. naturf. Freunde, Berlin 7: 37. 1816. Davidiella Crous & U. Braun in Mycol. Progr. 2: 8. 2003. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: C. herbarum (Pers.) Link 1816 (Dematium herbarum Pers. 1794. Typus: D. tassiana (De Not.) Crous & U. Braun 2003 (Sphaerella tassiana De Not. 1863); now Cladosporium herbarum (Pers.) Link 1816.  
Comminutispora A.W. Ramaley in Mycologia 88: 132. 1996. Hyphospora A.W. Ramaley in Mycologia 88: 133. 1996. None.
Typus: C. agavacearum A.W. Ramaley 1996. Typus: H. agavacearum A.W. Ramaley 1996; now Comminutispora agavacearum A.W. Ramaley 1996.  
Corynespora Güssow in Z. PflKrankh. PflSchutz 16: 10. 1906. Corynesporasca Sivan. in Mycol. Res. 100: 786. 1996. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: C. mazei Güssow 1906; now C. cassiicola (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) C.T. Wei 1950. Typus: C. caryotae Sivan. 1996;? now Corynespora cassiicola (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) C.T. Wei 1950.  
Curvularia Boedijn in Bull. Jard. bot. Buitenz, sér. 3 13: 123. 1933. Pseudocochliobolus Tsuda et al. in Mycologia 69: 1117. 1978. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: C. lunata (Wakker) Boedijn 1933 (Acrothecium lunatum Wakker 1898). Typus: P. nisikadoi Tsuda et al. 1978; now Curvularia coicis E. Castell. 1956.  
Elsinoë Racib., Parasit. Alg. Pilze Java’s 1: 14. 1900. Sphaceloma de Bary, Ann. Oenol. 4: 165. 1874. Protect Elsinoë (1900) over Sphaceloma (1874).
Typus: E. canavaliae Racib. 1900. Typus: S. ampelinum de Bary 1874; now Elsinoë ampelina Shear 1929.  
Excipulariopsis P.M. Kirk & Spooner in Trans. Brit. mycol. Soc. 78: 251. 1982. Kentingia Sivan. & W.H. Hsieh in Mycol. Res. 93: 83. 1989. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: E. narsapurensis (Subram.) Spooner & P.M. Kirk 1982 (Excipularia narsapurensis Subram. 1956). Typus: K. corticola Sivan. & W.H. Hsieh 1989; now Excipulariopsis narsapurensis (Subram.) Spooner & P.M. Kirk 1982.  
Exosporiella P. Karst., Finlands mögelsvampar (Hyphom. fenn.): 160. 1892. Anomalemma Sivan. in Trans. Brit. mycol. Soc. 8: 328. 1983. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: E. fungorum (Fr.) P. Karst. 1892 (Epochnium fungorum Fr. 1832). Typus: A. epochnii (Berk. & Broome) Sivan. 1983 (Sphaeria epochnii Berk. & Broome 1866); now Exosporiella fungorum (Fr.) P. Karst. 1892.  
Exserohilum K.J. Leonard & Suggs in Mycologia 66: 289. 1974. Setosphaeria K.J. Leonard & Suggs in Mycologia 66: 294. 1974. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: E. turcicum (Pass.) K.J. Leonard & Suggs 1974 (Helminthosporium turcicum Pass. 1876). Typus: S. turcica (Luttr.) K.J. Leonard & Suggs 1974 (Trichometasphaeria turcica Luttr. 1958); now Exserohilum turcicum (Pass.) K.J. Leonard & Suggs 1974.  
Gemmamyces Casagr. in Phytopath. Z. 66: 119. 1969. Megaloseptoria Naumov, Bolêz. Rast. 14: 144. 1925. Protect Gemmamyces (1969) over Megaloseptoria (1925).
Typus: G., piceae (Borthw.) Casagr. 1969 (Cucurbitaria piceae Borthw. 1909). Typus: M. mirabilis Naumov 1925; now Gemmamyces piceae (Borthw.) Casagr. 1969.  
Kellermania Ellis & Everh. in J. Mycol. 1(12): 153. 1885. Planistromella A.W. Ramaley in Mycotaxon 47: 260. 1993. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: K. yuccigena Ellis & Everh. 1885. Typus: P. yuccifoliorum A.W. Ramaley 1993; now Kellermania yuccifoliorum A.W. Ramaley 1993.  
Kirschsteiniothelia D. Hawksw. in Bot J. Linn. Soc. 91: 182. 1985. Dendryphiopsis S. Hughes in Can. J. Bot. 31: 655. 1953. Protect Kirschsteiniothelia (1985) over Dendryphiopsis (1953).
Typus: K. aethiops (Sacc.) D. Hawksw. 1985 (Amphisphaeria aethiops Sacc. 1882). Typus: D. atra (Corda) S. Hughes 1953 (Dendryphion atrum Corda 1840); now Kirschsteiniothelia atra (Corda) D. Hawksw. 2014.  
Lecanosticta Syd. in Annls mycol. 20: 211. 1922. Eruptio M.E. Barr in Mycotaxon 60: 437. 1996. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: L. pini Syd. 1922; now Lecanosticta acicola (Thüm.) Syd. 1924 (Cryptosporium acicola Thüm. 1878). Typus: E. acicola (Dearn.) M.E. Barr 1996 (Oligostroma acicola Dearn. 1926); now Lecanosticta acicola (Thüm.) Syd. 1924.  
Paranectriella (Henn. ex Sacc. & D. Sacc.) Höhn. in Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-naturw. Kl., Abt. 1 119: 899. 1910. (Paranectria subgen. Paranectriella Henn. ex Sacc. & D. Sacc. 1905). Araneomyces Höhn. in Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-naturw. Kl., Abt. 1 118: 894. 1909. Protect Paranectriella (1910) over Araneomyces (1909).
Typus: P. juruana (Henn.) Höhn. 1910 (Paranectria juruana Henn. 1904). Typus: A. acarifer Höhn. 1909.  
Phaeosphaeria I. Miyake in Bot. Mag., Tokyo 23: 93. 1909. Phaeoseptoria Speg. in Revta Mus. La Plata 15: 39. 1908. Protect Phaeosphaeria (1909) over Phaeoseptoria (1908).
Typus: P. oryzae I. Miyake 1909. Typus: P. papayae Speg. 1908; now Phaeosphaeria papaya Quaedvlieg et al. 2013.  
Phragmocapnias Theiss. & Syd. in Annls mycol. 15: 480. 1918. Conidiocarpus Woron. in Annls mycol. 24: 250. 1927. None.
Typus: P. betle (Syd. et al.) Theiss. & Syd. 1918 (Capnodium betle Syd. et al. 1911). Typus: C. penzigii Woron. 1927; now Phragmocapnias penzigii (Woron.) Chomnunti & K.D. Hyde 2011.  
Phyllosticta Pers., Traité Champ. Comest.: 55, 147. 1818; nom. cons. Guignardia Viala & Ravaz in Bull. Soc. Mycol. Fr. 8: 63. 1892; nom. cons. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: P. convallariae Pers. 1818; now P. cruenta (Fr.) J. Kickx f. 1849. Typus: G. bidwellii (Ellis) Viala & Ravaz 1892 (Sphaeria bidwellii Ellis 1880); now Phyllosticta ampelicida (Engelm.) Aa 1973.  
Podonectria Petch in Trans. Brit. mycol. Soc. 7: 146. 1921. Tetracrium Henn. in Hedwigia 41: 116. 1902. Protect Podonectria (1921) over Tetracrium (1902).
Typus: P. coccicola (Ellis & Everh.) Petch 1921. Typus: T. aurantii Henn. 1902; now Podonectria aurantii (Henn.) Petch 1921.  
Polythrincium Kunze, Mykol. Hefte 1: 13. 1817. Typus: P. trifolii Kunze 1817. Cymadothea F.A. Wolf in Mycologia 27: 71. 1935. Typus: C. trifolii (Pers.) F.A. Wolf 1935 (Sphaeria trifolii Pers. 1801); now Polythrincium trifolii Kunze 1817. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Prillieuxina G. Arnaud in Annals École Nat. Agric. Montp., série 2 16: 161. 1918. Leprieurina G. Arnaud in Annals École Nat. Agric. Montp., série 2 16: 210. 1918. None.
Typus: P. winteriana (Pazschke) G. Arnaud 1918 (Asterina winteriana Pazschke 1892). Typus: L. winteriana G. Arnaud 1918; now Prillieuxina winteriana (Pazschke) G. Arnaud 1918.  
Prosthemium Kunze, Mykol. Hefte 1: 17. 1817. Typus: P. betulinum Kunze 1817. Pleomassaria Speg. in Anal. Soc. cient. argent. 9: [in tabula ad p. (192)]. 1880. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
  Typus: P. siparia (Berk. & Broome) Sacc. 1883 (Sphaeria siparia Berk. & Broome 1852); now Prosthemium betulinum Kunze 1817.  
Pseudodidymella C.Z. Wei et al. in Mycologia 89: 494. 1997. Pycnopleiospora C.Z. Wei et al. in Mycologia 89: 496. 1997. None.
Typus: P. fagi C.Z. Wei et al. 1997. Typus: P. fagi C.Z. Wei et al. 1997; now Pseudodidymella fagi C.Z. Wei et al. 1997.  
Pyrenophora Fr., Summa Veg. Scand. 2: 397. 1849. Drechslera S. Ito in Proc. Imp. Acad. Japan 6: 355. 1930. None.
Typus: P. phaeocomes (Rebent.) Fr. 1849 (Sphaeria phaeocomes Rebent. 1804). Typus: D. tritici-vulgaris (Y. Nisik.) S. Ito ex S. Hughes 1958 (Helminthosporium tritici-vulgaris Y. Nisik. 1928; now Pyrenophora tritici-repentis (Died.) Drechsler 1923.  
  Marielliottia Shoemaker in Can. J. Bot. 76: 1559. 1999.  
  Typus: M. biseptata (Sacc. & Roum.) Shoemaker 1999 (Helminthosporium biseptatum Sacc. & Roum. 1882); now Pyrenophora biseptata (Sacc. & Roum.) Crous 2013.  
Ramularia Unger, Exanth. Pflanzen: 119. 1833; nom. cons. Mycosphaerella Johanson in Öfvers. K. Svensk. Vetensk.-Akad. Förhandl. 41(9): 163.1884. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: R. pusilla Unger 1833. Typus: M. punctiformis (Pers.) Starbäck 1889 (Sphaeria punctiformis Pers. 1794); now Ramularia endophylla Verkley & U. Braun 2004.  
Schizothyrium Desm. in Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 11: 360. 1849. Zygophiala E.W. Mason in Mycol. Pap. 13: 3. 1945. None.
Typus: S. acerinum Desm. 1849. Typus: Z. jamaicensis E.W. Mason 1945; now Schizothyrium pomi (Mont. & Fr.) Arx 1959.  
Sphaerellopsis Cooke in Grevillea 12 (61): 23. 1883. Eudarluca Speg. in Revta Mus. La Plata 15: 22. 1908. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: S. quercuum Cooke 1883; now S. filum (Biv.) B. Sutton 1977. Typus: E. australis Speg. 1908.  
Sphaeropsis Sacc. in Michelia 2: 105. 1880; nom. cons. Phaeobotryosphaeria Speg. in Anal. Mus. nac. B. Aires, Ser. 3 17(10): 120. 1908. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: S. visci (Alb. & Schwein.) Sacc. 1880 (Sphaeria atrovirens var. visci Alb. & Schwein. 1805). Typus: P. yerbae Speg. 1908.  
Stemphylium Wallr., Fl. crypt. Germ. 2: 300. 1833. Pleospora Rabenh. ex Ces. & De Not. in Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 1: 217 (1863); nom. cons. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: S. botryosum Sacc. 1886. Typus: P. herbarum (Pers.) Rabenh. 1854 (Sphaeria herbarum Pers. 1801); now Stemphylium herbarum E.G. Simmons 1986, nom. cons. prop.  
Sydowia Bres. in Hedwigia 34: (66). 1895. Hormonema Lagerb. & Melin in Svensk Skogsvårdsförening Tidskr. 25: 233. 1927. None.
Typus: S. gregaria Bres. 1895. Typus: H. dematioides Lagerb. & Melin 1927; now Sydowia polyspora (Bref. & Tavel) E. Müll. 1953.  
Teratosphaeria Syd. & P. Syd. in Annls mycol. 10: 39. 1912. Kirramyces J. Walker et al. in Mycol. Res. 96: 919. 1992. None.
Typus: T. fibrillosa Syd. & P. Syd. 1912. Typus: K. epicoccoides (Cooke & Massee) J. Walker et al. 1992 (Cercospora epicoccoides Cooke & Massee 1891); now Teratosphaeria epicoccoides (Cooke & Massee) Rossman & W.C. Allen 2015.  
  Colletogloeopsis Crous & M.J. Wingf. in Canad. J. Bot. 75: 668. 1997.  
  Typus: C. nubilosum (Ganap. & Corbin) Crous & M.J. Wingf. 1997 (Colletogloeum nubilosum Ganap. & Corbin 1979); now Teratosphaeria cryptica (Cooke) Crous & U. Braun 2007.  
Tetraploa Berk. & Broome in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., ser. 2 5: 459. 1850. Tetraplosphaeria Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray. in Stud. Mycol. 64: 177. 2009. Asexual type. Approval needed by NCF.
Typus: T. aristata Berk. & Broome 1850. Typus: T. sasicola Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray. 2009; now Tetraploa sasicola (Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray.) Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray. 2013.  
Venturia Sacc., Syll. Fung. 1: 586. 1882. Fusicladium Bonord., Handb. Allgem. Mykol.: 80. 1851. Protect Venturia (1882) over Fusicladium (1851).
Typus: V. inaequalis (Cooke) G. Winter 1875 (Sphaerella inaequalis Cooke 1866). Typus: F. virescens Bonord. 1851; now Venturia pyrina Aderh. 1896, nom. cons. prop.  
  Pollaccia E. Bald. & Cif. in Atti Ist. Bot. ‘Giovanni Briosi’, ser. 4 10: 71. 1937.  
  Typus: P. radiosa (Lib.) E. Bald. & Cif. 1939 (Oidium radiosum Lib. 1834); now Venturia radiosa (Lib.) Ferd. & C.A. Jørg. 1938.  
Zeloasperisporium R.F. Castañeda in Mycotaxon 60: 284. 1996. Neomicrothyrium Boonmee et al. in Fungal Diversity 51: 217. 2011. None.
Typus: Z. hyphopodioides R.F. Castañeda 1996. Typus: N. siamense Boonmee et al. 2011; now Zeloasperisporium siamense (Boonmee et al.) Honganan & K. Hyde 2015.