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Colletotrichum coccodes
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Colletotrichum coccodes (anthracnose)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 01 April 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Colletotrichum coccodes
  • Preferred Common Name
  • anthracnose
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
C. coccodes (Fusarium oxysporum also present) on potato tubers. Greece 1992.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionC. coccodes (Fusarium oxysporum also present) on potato tubers. Greece 1992.
Copyright©J.M. Waller/CABI BioScience
C. coccodes (Fusarium oxysporum also present) on potato tubers. Greece 1992.
SymptomsC. coccodes (Fusarium oxysporum also present) on potato tubers. Greece 1992.©J.M. Waller/CABI BioScience

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Colletotrichum coccodes (Wallr.) Hughes

Preferred Common Name

  • anthracnose

Other Scientific Names

  • Chaetomium coccodes WALLR.
  • Colletotrichum agaves CAV.
  • Colletotrichum antirrhini STEWART
  • Colletotrichum atramentarium (Berk. & Broome) Taubenhaus
  • Colletotrichum azaleae ELL. & EV.
  • Colletotrichum cajani RANGEL
  • Colletotrichum camelliae MASSEE
  • Colletotrichum caricae STEVENS & HALL
  • Colletotrichum commelinae ELL. & EV.
  • Colletotrichum crotalariae PETCH
  • Colletotrichum cyclamenae HALST.
  • Colletotrichum dioscoreae TEHON
  • Colletotrichum elasticae TASSI
  • Colletotrichum eucalypti BITANCOURT
  • Colletotrichum fructigenum BERK.
  • Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp. melongenae
  • Colletotrichum hibisci POLLACCI
  • Colletotrichum ipomoeae DE CAMARA
  • Colletotrichum melongenae ELL. & HALST.
  • Colletotrichum nigrum ELL. & HALST.
  • Colletotrichum papayae P.HENN./PETR.
  • Colletotrichum passiflorae STEV. & YOUNG
  • Colletotrichum phomoides (Sacc.) Chester
  • Colletotrichum piperatum ELLIS & EVERH.
  • Colletotrichum pisi PAT.
  • Colletotrichum primulae HALST.
  • Colletotrichum vanillae SCAL.
  • Gloeosporium alborubrum PETCH
  • Gloeosporium amygdalinum BRITZELM.
  • Gloeosporium cactorum STONEM.
  • Gloeosporium callae OUDEM.
  • Gloeosporium cingulatum ATK.
  • Gloeosporium dendrobii MAUBL.
  • Gloeosporium elasticae COOKE & MASS.
  • Gloeosporium eucalypti MCALP.
  • Gloeosporium foliicolum (=foliicola) NISHIDA
  • Gloeosporium fructigenum BERK.
  • Gloeosporium hawaiense THUEM.
  • Gloeosporium kaki HORI
  • Gloeosporium lycopersici Krüger
  • Gloeosporium mangifera P.HENN.
  • Gloeosporium manihotis P.HENN.
  • Gloeosporium melongenae SACC.
  • Gloeosporium ochraceum PATTERS.
  • Gloeosporium oleae PATTERS.
  • Gloeosporium oleandri SACC.
  • Gloeosporium olivarum J.V.ALMEIDA
  • Gloeosporium opuntiae ELLIS & EV.
  • Gloeosporium passiflorae
  • Gloeosporium phomoides Sacc.
  • Gloeosporium piperatum ELL. & EV.
  • Gloeosporium psidii DELACR.
  • Gloeosporium rubicola ELLIS & EV.
  • Gloeosporium syringae ALLESCHER
  • Gloeosporium vanillae COOKE
  • Gloeosporium vexans ATKINSON
  • Glomerella lycopersici Krüger

International Common Names

  • English: anthracnose of olive; anthracnose of potato; anthracnose of strawberry; anthracnose of tomato; biocontrol of velvetleaf; bitter rot; black dot disease of potato; black dot of potato and tomato; brown blight; dieback; foot rot of tomato; fruit anthracnose of tomato, capsicum and squash; fruit rot; leaf spot; leaf spot of eggplant; ripe rot of tomato; scab of olive; twig blight
  • Spanish: antracnosis (patata); antracnosis de la berenjena; antracnosis de la papa y del tomate; antracnosis de las manzanas; antracnosis del agrios; antracnosis del aguacate; antracnosis del almendro; antracnosis del limonero; antracnosis del mango; dartrosis (patata); olivo Aceitunas jabonosas; podredumbre amarga de las cerezas
  • French: anthracnose de la pomme de terre et de la tomate; anthracnose de la tomate; anthracnose de l'airelle; anthracnose de l'amandier; anthracnose de l'hevea; anthracnose des agrumes; anthracnose des pommes; bitter-rot ordinaire; brulure des rameaux de l'airelle; dartrose de la pomme de terre; dartrose de la tomate; gaffa des olives; lepre des olives; maladie de la lepre des olives; pourriture amere de la vigne; pourriture amere du cerisier; pourriture amere du groseillier; pourriture amere du pommier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Anthraknose; Anthraknose: Erdbeere; Anthraknose: Kartoffel; Anthraknose: Tomate; Bitterfaeule; Blattduerre: Kartoffel; Blattfleckenkrankheit; Duerrfleckenkrankheit; Faeule: Olive; Fruchtfaeule; Knollenwelke: Kartoffel; Mykoherbizid; Reifefaeule: Tomate; Spitzenduerre; Welke: Kartoffel

EPPO code

  • COLLCC (Colletotrichum coccodes)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Family: Glomerellaceae
  •                             Genus: Colletotrichum
  •                                 Species: Colletotrichum coccodes

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EthiopiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
KenyaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MalawiPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MoroccoPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
NigeriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
South AfricaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SudanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
TanzaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
UgandaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
ZimbabwePresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BruneiPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
ChinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-HebeiAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)CABI and EPPO (2011)
Hong KongPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
IndiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-BiharPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2011); Sharma et al. (2011)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
IndonesiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-JavaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
IranPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
IsraelPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
JapanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
JordanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
LebanonPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MalaysiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-SabahPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MyanmarPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
NepalPresentIPPC (2005); CABI and EPPO (2011)
PakistanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
South KoreaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
Sri LankaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SyriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
TurkeyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
VietnamPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

Europe

AustriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BelarusPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BelgiumPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BulgariaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
CroatiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
CyprusPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
CzechoslovakiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
DenmarkPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
EstoniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
GermanyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
GreecePresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-CretePresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
HungaryPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
IrelandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
ItalyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011); Gilardi et al. (2012)
-SicilyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
LithuaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MaltaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
NetherlandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
North MacedoniaPresentRodeva et al. (2012)
PolandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
PortugalPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-AzoresPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
RomaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Central RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Southern RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SerbiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SpainPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SwedenPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
United KingdomPresentCABI and EPPO (2011);
-Channel IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-ScotlandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

North America

BarbadosPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BermudaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
CanadaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-AlbertaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-ManitobaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-New BrunswickPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Nova ScotiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-OntarioPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Prince Edward IslandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-QuebecPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-SaskatchewanPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
JamaicaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
MexicoPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
United StatesPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-ColoradoPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-FloridaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-IdahoPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-IllinoisPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-IndianaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-KentuckyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-LouisianaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-MarylandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-MichiganPresentCABI and EPPO (2011); Rodriguez-Salamanca et al. (2012)
-MinnesotaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-MontanaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-NebraskaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-NevadaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-New JerseyPresentCABI and EPPO (2011); Rivera et al. (2016)
-New YorkPresentCABI and EPPO (2011); Hay et al. (2016)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-North DakotaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-OhioPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-OklahomaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-OregonPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-TexasPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-UtahPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-VermontPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-VirginiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-WashingtonPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-West VirginiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-WisconsinPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-WyomingPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

Oceania

American SamoaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-New South WalesPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-QueenslandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-South AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-TasmaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-VictoriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
Federated States of MicronesiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
New CaledoniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
New ZealandPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
BrazilPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
ChilePresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
GuyanaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
PeruPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)
VenezuelaPresentCABI and EPPO (2011)

Growth Stages

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Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Epicoccum nigrum Antagonist

References

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Bellé, C., Ramos, R. F., Moccellin, R., Farias, C. R. J. de, 2020. Detection of Colletotrichum coccodes causing leaf anthracnose on Pisum sativum in southern Brazil. Journal of Plant Pathology, 102(1), 255-255. doi: 10.1007/s42161-019-00392-6

CABI/EPPO, 2011. Colletotrichum coccodes. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No.October. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Map 190 (Edition 5)

Gilardi G, Baudino M, Ortu G, Gullino ML, Garibaldi A, 2012. Colletotrichum coccodes on Capsicum rootstocks in northern-Italy. (Attacchi di Colletotrichum coccodes su portainnesti di peperone in Piemonte.) Protezione delle Colture, No.5:34-36. http://www.agrinnova.org/comunicazione.php

Hay FS, Strickland D, Maloney E, Hoepting C, Pethybridge SJ, 2016. Anthracnose of onion caused by Colletotrichum coccodes in New York. Plant Disease, 100(11):2171. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

IPPC, 2005. Disease of Crops. IPPC Official Pest Report. Rome, Italy: FAO. https://www.ippc.int/IPP/En/default.jsp

Rivera Y, Stommel J, Dumm J, Ismaiel A, Wyenandt CA, Crouch JA, 2016. First report of Colletotrichum nigrum causing anthracnose disease on tomato fruit in New Jersey. Plant Disease, 100(11):2162. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Rodeva R, Karov I, Stoyanova Z, Kovacevik B, Manova V, Georgieva R, 2012. Phomopsis capsici and Colletotrichum coccodes infecting pepper in Macedonia. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Current Trends in Plant Protection, Belgrade, Serbia, 25-28th September, 2012 [ed. by Marisavljevic, D.]. Belgrade, Serbia: Institute for Plant Protection and Environment, 257-263

Rodriguez-Salamanca LM, Enzenbacher TB, Derie ML, Toit LJdu, Feng C, Correll JC, Hausbeck MK, 2012. First report of Colletotrichum coccodes causing leaf and neck anthracnose on onions (Allium cepa) in Michigan and the United States. Plant Disease, 96(5):769. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Sharma PN, Katoch A, Sharma P, Sharma SK, Sharma OP, 2011. First report on association of Colletotrichum coccodes with chili anthracnose in India. Plant Disease, 95(12):1584. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 2011. Colletotrichum coccodes. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 190 (Edition 5).

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

Gilardi G, Baudino M, Ortu G, Gullino M L, Garibaldi A, 2012. Colletotrichum coccodes on Capsicum rootstocks in northern-Italy. (Attacchi di Colletotrichum coccodes su portainnesti di peperone in Piemonte.). Protezione delle Colture. 34-36. http://www.agrinnova.org/comunicazione.php

Hay F S, Strickland D, Maloney E, Hoepting C, Pethybridge S J, 2016. Anthracnose of onion caused by Colletotrichum coccodes in New York. Plant Disease. 100 (11), 2171. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

IPPC, 2005. Disease of Crops. In: IPPC Official Pest Report, Rome, Italy: FAO. https://www.ippc.int/IPP/En/default.jsp

Rivera Y, Stommel J, Dumm J, Ismaiel A, Wyenandt C A, Crouch J A, 2016. First report of Colletotrichum nigrum causing anthracnose disease on tomato fruit in New Jersey. Plant Disease. 100 (11), 2162. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Rodeva R, Karov I, Stoyanova Z, Kovacevik B, Manova V, Georgieva R, 2012. Phomopsis capsici and Colletotrichum coccodes infecting pepper in Macedonia. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Current Trends in Plant Protection, Belgrade, Serbia, 25-28th September, 2012. [ed. by Marisavljević D]. Belgrade, Serbia: Institute for Plant Protection and Environment. 257-263.

Rodriguez-Salamanca L M, Enzenbacher T B, Derie M L, Toit L J du, Feng C, Correll J C, Hausbeck M K, 2012. First report of Colletotrichum coccodes causing leaf and neck anthracnose on onions (Allium cepa) in Michigan and the United States. Plant Disease. 96 (5), 769. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-01-12-0022-PDN

Sharma P N, Katoch A, Sharma P, Sharma S K, Sharma O P, 2011. First report on association of Colletotrichum coccodes with chili anthracnose in India. Plant Disease. 95 (12), 1584. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-11-0270

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