Higher Classification: > Kingdom Fungi > Division Ascomycota > Subdivision Pezizomycotina > Class Dothideomycetes > Subclass Pleosporomycetidae > Order Pleosporales > Family Leptosphaeriaceae

Leptosphaeria Ces. & De Not.

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Leptosphaeria abbreviata (Cooke) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria acuta (Fuckel) P. Karst.
Leptosphaeria aggregata (Fuckel) O.E. Erikss.
Leptosphaeria agnita (Desm.) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria albopunctata (Westendorp) Saccardo, 1833
Leptosphaeria anceps Sacc.
Leptosphaeria artemisiae (Fuckel) Auersw.
Leptosphaeria bispora (P. Larsen) Munk
Leptosphaeria caricis J. Schröt.
Leptosphaeria caulium (Sacc.) anon.
Leptosphaeria cesatiana (Mont. ex Ces. & De Not.) L. Holm
Leptosphaeria chondrii Rosenv., 1906
Leptosphaeria clara (Cooke & Auersw.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria clarkii D. Hawksw.
Leptosphaeria coniothyrium (Fuckel) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria conoidea (De Not.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria cookei Pirotta
Leptosphaeria cruenta Sacc.
Leptosphaeria culmicola (Fr.) P. Karst.
Leptosphaeria culmifraga (Fr.) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria culmifraga Sacc., 1863
Leptosphaeria dennisiana (Leuchtm.) Shoemaker & C.E. Babc.
Leptosphaeria densa Bres.
Leptosphaeria dioica (Moug. ex Fr.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria doliolum (Pers.) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria dumetorum Niessl
Leptosphaeria duplex (Sowerby) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria fuckelii Niessl., 1882
Leptosphaeria fuscella (Berk. & Broome) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria galeopsidicola Petr.
Leptosphaeria galiorum Sacc.
Leptosphaeria gloeospora (Berk. & Curr.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria haematites (Roberge ex Desm.) Niessl
Leptosphaeria lactuosa Niessl ex Sacc.
Leptosphaeria lecanora Fabre
Leptosphaeria libanotis (Fuckel) Niessl
Leptosphaeria linearis (Sacc.) E. Müll.
Leptosphaeria littoralis Saccardo, 1877
Leptosphaeria lucina Sacc.
Leptosphaeria luctuosa Niessl ex Sacc., 1875
Leptosphaeria lunariae (Berk. & Broome) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria macrospora Thüm.
Leptosphaeria maculans (Fuckel) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria maritima Hollós, 1907
Leptosphaeria michotii (Westend.) Sacc., 1878
Leptosphaeria microscopica P. Karst, 1872
Leptosphaeria microspora Ellis & Everh.
Leptosphaeria nectrioides Speg.
Leptosphaeria niessliana Rabenh.
Leptosphaeria nigrans (Desm.) Ces & De Not., 1863
Leptosphaeria octophragmia Traverso & Gonz. Frag.
Leptosphaeria ogilviensis (Berk. & Broome) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria orae-maris Linder, 1944
Leptosphaeria parvula Niessl
Leptosphaeria pelagica E.B.G. Jones, 1962
Leptosphaeria pellita (Fr.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria phormii Grove
Leptosphaeria planiuscula (Riess) Ces. & De Not.
Leptosphaeria pontiformis (Fuckel) Sacc., 1883
Leptosphaeria praeclara P. Karst.
Leptosphaeria praetermissa (P. Karst.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria pratensis Sacc. & Briard
Leptosphaeria purpurea Rehm
Leptosphaeria raphani D. Hawksw. & Sivan.
Leptosphaeria rubella Sacc. & Malbr.
Leptosphaeria scitula Syd.
Leptosphaeria silenes-acaulis De Not.
Leptosphaeria solani Romell ex Berl.
Leptosphaeria submaculans L. Holm
Leptosphaeria tamaricis (Grev.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria trollii (P. Karst.) E. Müll.
Leptosphaeria typharum (Desm.) P. Karst.
Leptosphaeria uliginosa (W. Phillips & Plowr.) Sacc.
Leptosphaeria vagans P. Karst.
Leptosphaeria valesiaca H. Wegelin
Leptosphaeria viridella (Peck) Sacc.


basis of record

Clipson, N.; Landy, E.; Otte, M. (2001). Fungi, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 15-19

additional source

Johnson Jr., T.W.; Sparrow Jr., F.K. (1961). Fungi in oceans and estuaries. J. Cramer: Weinheim, Germany. xxii, 668 pp.

additional source

Index fungorum

additional source

Kohlmeyer, J. (1974). [On the definition and taxonomy of higher marine fungi]. Veröff. Inst. Meeresforsch. Bremenh. Suppl. 5: 263-286

nomenclatural reference

Comm. Soc. crittog. Ital. 1(4). 1863



External Links



Kirk, P. (2014). Leptosphaeria Cesati & de Notaris, 1863. In: Index Fungorum Partnership (2014) Index Fungorum. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100111

Leptosphaeria Ces. & De Not.. Accessed through: Index Fungorum at http://www.indexfungorum.org/names/NamesRecord.asp?RecordID=2800




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