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Colletotrichum brevisporum



Colletotrichum brevisporum


  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Colletotrichum brevisporum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Colletotrichum brevisporum Noireung, Phouliv., L. Cai & K.D. Hyde

Taxonomic Tree

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

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


ChinaPresentDu YiXin et al. (2017)
-FujianPresentDu YiXin et al. (2017)
-JilinPresentLiu et al. (2018)

South America

BrazilPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Veira et al. (2013)
-AmazonasPresentAlmeida et al. (2017)
-Santa CatarinaPresentBezerra et al. (2016)


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Almeida, L. B. de, Matos, K. S., Assis, L. A. G., Hanada, R. E., Silva, G. F. da, 2017. First report of anthracnose of Capsicum chinense in Brazil caused by Colletotrichum brevisporum., 101(6), 1035-1036. doi: 10.1094/pdis-01-17-0099-pdn

Bezerra, J. P., Ferreira, P. V., Barbosa, L. da F., Ramos Sobrinho, R., Pinho, D. B., Reis, A., Assunção, I. P., Lima, G. S. A., 2016. First report of anthracnose on chayote fruits (Sechium edule) caused by Colletotrichum brevisporum., 100(1), 217. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-07-15-0793-PDN

Du YiXin, Shi NiuNiu, Chen WenLe, Ruan HongChun, Yang XiuJuan, Gan Lin, Dai YuLi, Chen FuRu, 2017. Identification of Colletotrichum brevisporum causing anthracnose on passion fruit., 39(4), 527-532. doi: 10.1080/07060661.2017.1367725

Liu, L. P., Zhang, L., Qiu, P. L., Xu, Z., Zhao, Z. M., Ren, S. C., Bai, Q. R., Chen, C. Q., Lu, B. H., Yang, L. N., Li, Y., Gao, J., Hsiang, T., 2018. First report of Colletotrichum brevisporum causing anthracnose on pumpkin in China., 102(5), 1038-1039. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-17-1271-PDN

Noireung, P., Phoulivong, S., Liu Fang, Cai Lei, McKenzie, E. H. C., Chukeatirote, E., Jones, E. B. G., Bahkali, A. H., Hyde, K. D., 2012. Novel species of Colletotrichum revealed by morphology and molecular analysis., 33(3), 347-362. doi: 10.7872/crym.v33.iss3.2012.347

Vieira, W. A. S., Nascimento, R. J., Michereff, S. J., Hyde, K. D., Câmara, M. P. S., 2013. First report of papaya fruit anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum brevisporum in Brazil., 97(12), 1659-1660. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-13-0520-PDN

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