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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Leotiomycetes
Ordo: Erysiphales
Familia: Erysiphaceae
Genus: Sphaerotheca
Species: S. castagnei - S. epilobii


Bisby FA, Roskov YR, Orrell TM, Nicolson D, Paglinawan LE, Bailly N, Kirk PM, Bourgoin T, Baillargeon G., eds (2009). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2009 Annual Checklist. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2009/. Species 2000: Reading, UK.

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Sphaerotheca is a genus of ascomycete fungi that currently includes two plant pathogen species, Sphaerotheca epilobii and Sphaerotheca castagnei, that cause forms of Powdery mildew. The original type species, Sphaerotheca pannosa, now belongs to the genus Podosphaera.

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