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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Ascomycetes
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Pleosporaceae
Genus: Cochliobolus
Type species
Cochliobolus heterostrophus
(Drechsler) Drechsler

Cochliobolus carbonum
Cochliobolus cymbopogonis
Cochliobolus hawaiiensis
Cochliobolus heterostrophus
Cochliobolus lunatus
Cochliobolus miyabeanus
Cochliobolus oryzae
Cochliobolus ravenelii
Cochliobolus sativus
Cochliobolus setariae
Cochliobolus spicifer
Cochliobolus stenospilus
Cochliobolus victoriae

The fungal genus Cochliobolus includes 55 species [1], including the following plant pathogenic species: C. carbonum, C. heterostrophus, C. miyabeanus, C. sativus and C. lunatus.

Brief species information

  • Cochliobolus carbonum, affects corn and maize.
  • Cochliobolus heterostrophus, "southern corn blight," affects corn and maize.
  • Cochliobolus lunatus, affects sugar cane.
  • Cochliobolus stenospilus, "brown stripe, affects sugar cane.

See also



Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Dothideomycetes
Ordo: Pleosporales
Familia: Pleosporaceae
Genus: Cochliobolus
Species: C. aberrans - C. akaii - C. akaiiensis - C. australiensis - C. bicolor - C. boutelouae - C. buteae - C. carbonum - C. chloridis - C. cymbopogonis - C. cynodontis - C. dactyloctenii - C. eleusines - C. ellisii - C. geniculatus - C. graminicola - C. hawaiiensis - C. heliconiae - C. heteropogonis - C. heterostrophus - C. homomorphus - C. intermedius - C. kusanoi - C. lunatus - C. luttrellii - C. melinidis - C. miakei - C. microlaenae - C. miyabeanus - C. neergaardii - C. nisikadoi - C. nodulosus - C. oryzae-sativae - C. ovariicola - C. palmivora - C. peregianensis - C. perotidis - C. ravenelii - C. sasae - C. sativus - C. setariae - C. sitharamii - C. spicifer - C. sporoboli - C. stenospilus - C. thalassiae - C. tripogonis - C. tritici - C. tuberculatus - C. victoriae - C. zeae


Cochliobolus Drechsler, 1934

Type species: C. heterostrophus (Drechsler) Drechsler, 1934


  • Phytopathology 24: 973


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