Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Phoma glomerata
(blight: grapevine)



Phoma glomerata (blight: grapevine)


  • Last modified
  • 18 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phoma glomerata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blight: grapevine
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Dothideomycetes
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phoma glomerata (Corda) Wollenw. & Hochapfel

Preferred Common Name

  • blight: grapevine

Other Scientific Names

  • Aposphaeria fibricola (BERK.) SACC.
  • Coniothyrium glomerata CORDA
  • Phoma alternariacearum BROOKS & SEARLE
  • Phoma fibricola BERK.

International Common Names

  • English: leaf spot: apple; phoma spot: wheat
  • Spanish: mancha fomosa del trigo
  • French: tache phomeenne du ble

EPPO code

  • PHOMGL (Phoma glomerata)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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


ChinaPresentHuang et al., 2018
-HenanPresentZhao and Kang, 2013
-JilinPresentWang et al., 2012
IndiaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-AssamUnconfirmed record
-Madhya PradeshUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-MeghalayaUnconfirmed record
SyriaUnconfirmed record


South AfricaPresent

South America

BrazilPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-GoiasPresentBarreto et al., 2011


GreecePresentThomidis et al., 2011; Ligoxigakis et al., 2013
ItalyUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

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