Invasive Species Compendium

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Epicoccum nigrum
(red blotch of grains)

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Epicoccum nigrum (red blotch of grains)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Epicoccum nigrum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • red blotch of grains
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Dothideomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Epicoccum nigrum Link

Preferred Common Name

  • red blotch of grains

Other Scientific Names

  • Epicoccum neglectum Desm.
  • Epicoccum purpurascens Ehrenb.

International Common Names

  • English: brown blotch of rice; leaf spot of cereals; reddish rice

EPPO code

  • EPCCPU (Epicoccum purpurascens)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Dothideomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
  •                         Order: Pleosporales
  •                             Family: Pleosporaceae
  •                                 Genus: Epicoccum
  •                                     Species: Epicoccum nigrum

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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

Growth Stages

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Natural enemies

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Bacillus subtilis Pathogen
Pantoea agglomerans Antagonist

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