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Polyphasic taxonomy of Aspergillus section Fumigati and its teleomorph Neosartorya

By R.A. Samson, S. Hong, S.W. Peterson, J.C. Frisvad and J. Varga

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The taxonomy of Aspergillus section Fumigati with its teleomorph genus Neosartorya is revised. The species concept is based on phenotypic (morphology and extrolite profiles) and molecular (β-tubulin and calmodulin gene sequences) characters in a polyphasic approach. Four new taxa are proposed: N. australensis N. ferenczii, N. papuaensis and N. warcupii. All newly described and accepted species are illustrated. The section consists of 33 taxa: 10 strictly anamorphic Aspergillus species and 23 Neosartorya species. Four other Neosartorya species described previously were not available for this monograph, and consequently are relegated to the category of doubtful species

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Publisher: CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre
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