Neocosmospora lechatii (Nectriaceae) a new species from French Guiana

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A description of Neocosmospora lechatii sp. nov. is presented, based on two collections on dead wood of unknown origin collected in French Guiana. The specimens were obtained in culture and six loci were amplified, sequenced, and compared with the currently known phylogenetic breadth of Neocosmospora. The new species is described, illustrated, and morphological comparisons are made to its closest relatives.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-171
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 03 Dec 2022


  • Ascomycota
  • fusarioid
  • Hypocreales
  • new species
  • taxonomy


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