Taxonomy of the Monoblepharidomycetes


Fungi

Chytridiomycota

            Monoblepharidomycetes

                        Monoblepharidales

                                    Harpochytriaceae Wille emend Emerson & Whisler

                                                Harpochytrium Lagerheim

                                                            H. hyalothecae Lagerheim

                                                H. adpressum Scherffel

                                                H. apiculatum Pascher

                                                H. botryococci Jane

                                                H. hedenii Wille

                                                H. intermedium Atkinson

                                                H. monae Jane

                                                H. natrophilum Hortobágyi

                                                H. tenuissium Korschikoff

                                   

                                    Oedogoniomycetaceae D.J.S. Barr

                                                Oedogoniomyces

                                                            O. lymnaeae Kobayashi and Ookubo

                                   

                                    Hyaloraphidiaceae (algal family; new fungal family needed)

                                                Hyaloraphidium (algal genus described by Pascher & Korsikov 1931)

                                                            1H. curvatum Korsikov

                                               

                                    Gonapodyaceae H.E. Petersen ex P. Kirk et al. 2001

                                                Gonapodya Fischer

                                                            G. prolifera (Cornu) Fischer

                                                G. polymorpha Thaxter

                                                                                   

                                    Monoblepharidaceae Fischer

                                                Monoblepharis Cornu

                                                            M. sphaerica Cornu

                                                M. hypogyna Perrott

                                                M. macrandra (Lagerheim) Woronin

                                                M. laevis Sparrow

                                                M. polymorha Cornu

                                                M. fasciculata Thaxter

                                                M. insignis Thaxter

                                                M. bullata Perrott

                                                M. regignens Lagerheim

                                                M. ovigera Lagerheim

                                                M. micrandra2 Sparrow

                                   

                                Monoblepharella Sparrow

                                                            M. taylori Sparrow

                                                M. elongata Springer

                                                M. mexicana Shanor

                                                M. laruei Springer

                                                M. endogena Sparrow


 

1For placement in the Monoblepharidales see: Forget, L. Ustinova, J., Wang, Z., Huss V.A., Lang, B.F. 2002. Hyaloraphidium curvatum: a linear mitochondrial genome, tRNA editing, and an evolutionary link to lower fungi. Mol. Biol. Evol. 19: 310-319.

 

2 I have noted that Sparrow’s description of the sizes and morphology falls entirely within the extremes of M. polymorpha.  Representatives with various-sized reproductive structures need to be isolated and studied molecularly.


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