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Diplocarpon earlianum
(strawberry leaf scorch)

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Diplocarpon earlianum (strawberry leaf scorch)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 03 January 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Diplocarpon earlianum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • strawberry leaf scorch
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Leotiomycetes

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Severe leaf scorch in strawberry plants in the field, causing numerous leaf blotches and reddish, purplish discolouration, curling and brown (scorched) appearance of the most severely affected leaves.
TitleLeaf scorch
CaptionSevere leaf scorch in strawberry plants in the field, causing numerous leaf blotches and reddish, purplish discolouration, curling and brown (scorched) appearance of the most severely affected leaves.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton & J.A. Sullivan
Severe leaf scorch in strawberry plants in the field, causing numerous leaf blotches and reddish, purplish discolouration, curling and brown (scorched) appearance of the most severely affected leaves.
Leaf scorchSevere leaf scorch in strawberry plants in the field, causing numerous leaf blotches and reddish, purplish discolouration, curling and brown (scorched) appearance of the most severely affected leaves.J.C. Sutton & J.A. Sullivan
Leaf scorch lesions, caused by Diplocarpon earlianum in the field.
TitleLeaf scorch lesions
CaptionLeaf scorch lesions, caused by Diplocarpon earlianum in the field.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton
Leaf scorch lesions, caused by Diplocarpon earlianum in the field.
Leaf scorch lesionsLeaf scorch lesions, caused by Diplocarpon earlianum in the field.J.C. Sutton
Leaf scorch symptoms in leaves artifically inoculated with Diplocarpon earlianum.  At a a high inoculum concentration, numerous small blotches are formed and coalesce into brown areas stippled with pinpoint lesions.
TitleSymptoms on leaves
CaptionLeaf scorch symptoms in leaves artifically inoculated with Diplocarpon earlianum. At a a high inoculum concentration, numerous small blotches are formed and coalesce into brown areas stippled with pinpoint lesions.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Leaf scorch symptoms in leaves artifically inoculated with Diplocarpon earlianum.  At a a high inoculum concentration, numerous small blotches are formed and coalesce into brown areas stippled with pinpoint lesions.
Symptoms on leavesLeaf scorch symptoms in leaves artifically inoculated with Diplocarpon earlianum. At a a high inoculum concentration, numerous small blotches are formed and coalesce into brown areas stippled with pinpoint lesions.J.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Lesions produced by Diplocarpon earlianum on a strawberry leaf petiole.
TitleLesions
CaptionLesions produced by Diplocarpon earlianum on a strawberry leaf petiole.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton
Lesions produced by Diplocarpon earlianum on a strawberry leaf petiole.
LesionsLesions produced by Diplocarpon earlianum on a strawberry leaf petiole. J.C. Sutton
Symptoms caused by Diplocarpon earlianum on strawberry sepals, petals, stamens and pistils.
TitleSymptoms on flowers
CaptionSymptoms caused by Diplocarpon earlianum on strawberry sepals, petals, stamens and pistils.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Symptoms caused by Diplocarpon earlianum on strawberry sepals, petals, stamens and pistils.
Symptoms on flowersSymptoms caused by Diplocarpon earlianum on strawberry sepals, petals, stamens and pistils. J.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Crushed apothecium of Diplocarpon earlianum, showing asci, ascospores and capitate paraphyses.
TitleApothecium
CaptionCrushed apothecium of Diplocarpon earlianum, showing asci, ascospores and capitate paraphyses.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Crushed apothecium of Diplocarpon earlianum, showing asci, ascospores and capitate paraphyses.
ApotheciumCrushed apothecium of Diplocarpon earlianum, showing asci, ascospores and capitate paraphyses.J.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Conidia of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum.
TitleConidia
CaptionConidia of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum.
CopyrightJ.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Conidia of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum.
ConidiaConidia of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum.J.C. Sutton & J. Zheng
Dark acervuli of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum, on an overwintered, dead strawberry leaf.
TitleAcervuli
CaptionDark acervuli of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum, on an overwintered, dead strawberry leaf.
CopyrightG. Peng & J.C. Sutton
Dark acervuli of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum, on an overwintered, dead strawberry leaf.
AcervuliDark acervuli of Marssonina fragariae, the anamorph of Diplocarpon earlianum, on an overwintered, dead strawberry leaf. G. Peng & J.C. Sutton

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Diplocarpon earlianum (Ell. & Ev.) Wolf

Preferred Common Name

  • strawberry leaf scorch

Other Scientific Names

  • Ascochyta fragariae SACC.
  • Fabraea earliana (Ell. & Ev.) Arnaud
  • Fabraea fragariae Kleb.
  • Gloeosporium fragariae (Lib.) Mont.
  • Leptothyrium fragariae Lib.
  • Marsoniella fragariae (Lib.) Mont.
  • Marssoniella fragrariae (LIBERT) VON HOEHNEL
  • Marssonina fragariae (Lib.) Kleb.
  • Marssonina potentillae (Desm.) Magnus
  • Mollisia earliana (Ell. & Ev.) Sacc.
  • Peziza earliana Ell. & Ev.

International Common Names

  • English: leaf scorch: strawberry; leaf spot: strawberry
  • Spanish: enrojecimiento y desecacion parasitaria del follaj; viruela de las hojas (fresa)
  • French: maladie des taches pourpres du fraisier; scorch des feuilles du fraisier; taches pourpres du fraisier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Rotfleckenkrankheit: Erdbeere

EPPO code

  • DIPCEA (Diplocarpon earlianum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Leotiomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Leotiomycetidae
  •                         Order: Helotiales
  •                             Family: Dermateaceae
  •                                 Genus: Diplocarpon
  •                                     Species: Diplocarpon earlianum

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ArmeniaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
CambodiaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
ChinaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Hong KongWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
IndiaRestricted distributionUK CAB International, 1989
-Tamil NaduPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-Uttar PradeshPresentUK CAB International, 1989
IsraelWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
JapanWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
MalaysiaRestricted distributionUK CAB International, 1989
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
TaiwanWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

Africa

South AfricaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
Spain
-Canary IslandsPresentUK CAB International, 1989
UgandaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
ZambiaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
ZimbabweWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

North America

CanadaRestricted distributionUK CAB International, 1989
-British ColumbiaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-ManitobaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-New BrunswickPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-Newfoundland and LabradorPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-Nova ScotiaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-OntarioPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-Prince Edward IslandPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-QuebecPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-SaskatchewanPresentUK CAB International, 1989
MexicoWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
USAWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

Central America and Caribbean

CubaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
GuatemalaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
JamaicaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
Puerto RicoWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

South America

BrazilRestricted distributionUK CAB International, 1989
UruguayWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

Europe

DenmarkWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
Faroe IslandsWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
Former USSRPresentUK CAB International, 1989
FranceWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
GermanyPresent, few occurrences****UK CAB International, 1989
GreecePresentUK CAB International, 1989
HungaryWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
IcelandWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
ItalyWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
LatviaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
NetherlandsWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
NorwayWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
PolandWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
RomaniaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
SpainPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
SwitzerlandWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
UKPresent, few occurrences****UK CAB International, 1989

Oceania

AustraliaRestricted distributionUK CAB International, 1989
-New South WalesPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-QueenslandPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-South AustraliaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-TasmaniaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
-Western AustraliaPresentUK CAB International, 1989
New ZealandWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989
Papua New GuineaWidespreadUK CAB International, 1989

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