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Trypetheliopsis Asahina (1937)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Rambold G. Data set reviewer(s): Aptroot A. (95-02-10); revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: basionymous or accepted. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 1. Trypetheliopsis. Trypetheliaceae Zenker (1927) (? not studied (Aptroot 99-12-16)); Pyrenulales.

Type Information: Type: Trypetheliopsis boninensis Asahina.

Taxonomic Literature: Asahina Y., J. Jap. Bot. 13: 319-§§§ (1937).

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; corticolous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont present. Secondary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form or with sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Perithecioid, orbicular, not emerging. Margin: Indistinct; external filaments absent. Exciple: Black. Periphyses: Absent. Epithecium: Apical cells black. Interascal Hyphae: Present?, scarcely branched, not or scarcely anastomosed. Hypothecium: Black.

Asci: Dehiscence bitunicate.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, 1 µm long, 1 µm wide, obtuse; septa absent; wall thin, not thickened at the septum, hyaline, in Lugol's Solution negative, wall not ornamented.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed or present; pycnidial; immersed.

Conidia: Globose.

Secondary Metabolites: Not detected.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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