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Ophiostoma piceae
(vascular mycosis of oak)

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Ophiostoma piceae (vascular mycosis of oak)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 17 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ophiostoma piceae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • vascular mycosis of oak
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ophiostoma piceae (Munch) H. Sydow & Sydow

Preferred Common Name

  • vascular mycosis of oak

Other Scientific Names

  • Ceratocystis piceae (Munch) Bakshi
  • Ceratocystis roboris
  • Ceratostomella quercus Georgevitch
  • Graphium roboris Georgescu et al.
  • Ophiostoma kubanicum Shcherbin-Parfenenko
  • Ophiostoma roboris Georgescu & Teodoru
  • Ophiostoma valachicum Georgescu
  • Pesotum piceae Crane & Schoknecht

International Common Names

  • English: blue-stain fungus; wood decay of spruce
  • Spanish: enfermedad de los abetos
  • French: maladie de l'epicea; mycose vasculaire du chêne

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Wundfaeule: Fichte

EPPO code

  • CERAPC (Ophiostoma piceae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Order: Ophiostomatales
  •                             Family: Ophiostomataceae
  •                                 Genus: Ophiostoma
  •                                     Species: Ophiostoma piceae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 30 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

South AfricaPresent

Asia

AzerbaijanPresent
JapanPresent
-HokkaidoPresent
-HonshuPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CzechiaPresent
FinlandAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresent
NorwayPresent, Widespread
PolandPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent
-Russia (Europe)Present
SlovakiaPresent
SloveniaPresent
SpainPresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresent, Widespread
-AlbertaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
-ManitobaPresent
-New BrunswickPresent
-OntarioPresent
-QuebecPresent
-SaskatchewanPresent
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-ArizonaPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-MainePresent
-MinnesotaPresent
-OregonPresent
-TexasPresent
-WashingtonPresent
-West VirginiaPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
New ZealandPresent, Widespread

South America

ChilePresent

References

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Beer, Z. W. de, Wingfield, B. D., Wingfield, M. J., 2003. The Ophiostoma piceae complex in the Southern Hemisphere: a phylogenetic study. Mycological Research, 107(4), 469-476. doi: 10.1017/S0953756203007445

CABI/EPPO, 2002. Ophiostoma piceae. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No. 869. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Kim, S. J., Harrington, T. C., Lee, J. C., Seybold, S. J., 2011. Leptographium tereforme sp. nov. and other Ophiostomatales isolated from the root-feeding bark beetle Hylurgus ligniperda in California. Mycologia, 103(1), 152-163. doi: 10.3852/10-096

Nkuekam GK; Beer ZWde; Wingfield MJ; Mohammed C; Carnegie AJ; Pegg GS; Roux J, 2011. Ophiostoma species (Ophiostomatales, Ascomycota), including two new taxa on eucalypts in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany, 59(3):283-297. http://www.publish.csiro.au/?nid/66

Reay, S. D., Thwaites, J. M., Farrell, R. L., 2005. A survey of Ophiostoma species vectored by Hylastes ater to pine seedlings in New Zealand. Forest Pathology, 35(2), 105-113. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2004.00393.x

Distribution References

Beer Z W de, Wingfield B D, Wingfield M J, 2003. The Ophiostoma piceae complex in the Southern Hemisphere: a phylogenetic study. Mycological Research. 107 (4), 469-476. DOI:10.1017/S0953756203007445

CABI, EPPO, 2002. Ophiostoma piceae. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 869. DOI:10.1079/DMPD/20066500869

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

EPPO, 2021. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

Kim S J, Harrington T C, Lee J C, Seybold S J, 2011. Leptographium tereforme sp. nov. and other Ophiostomatales isolated from the root-feeding bark beetle Hylurgus ligniperda in California. Mycologia. 103 (1), 152-163. DOI:10.3852/10-096

Nkuekam G K, Beer Z W de, Wingfield M J, Mohammed C, Carnegie A J, Pegg G S, Roux J, 2011. Ophiostoma species (Ophiostomatales, Ascomycota), including two new taxa on eucalypts in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany. 59 (3), 283-297. http://www.publish.csiro.au/?nid/66 DOI:10.1071/BT10231

Reay S D, Thwaites J M, Farrell R L, 2005. A survey of Ophiostoma species vectored by Hylastes ater to pine seedlings in New Zealand. Forest Pathology. 35 (2), 105-113. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0329.2004.00393.x

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