Keqinzhangia Z.F.Yu, M.Qiao & R.F. Castan˜eda, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 840430; Index Fungorum number: IF 840430; Facesoffungi number: FoF 05738;

Etymology: Named in honor of Prof. Keqing Zhang of Yunnan University for his contribution on biological control of pathogenic nematodes.

Asexual morph hyphomycetous. Vegetative hyphae cylindrical, branched, microguttulate, septate, hyaline, smooth-walled. Fertile hyphae cylindrical- obclavate, inflated and subulate at the tip, macroguttulate, dark septate, hyaline, smooth-walled. Conidiophores prostrate, not differentiated. Conidiogenous cells holothallic, narrow cylindrical to cylindrical, discrete, indeterminate, forming conidia by random thallic-arthric conidial ontogeny. Conidial secession schizolytic. Conidia thallic-arthric, solitary, polymorphic, cylindrical, cylindrical-obclavate, obclavate, bacilliform, fusiform, sub-oblecythiform or cunei- form, unicellular to septate, hyaline. Chlamydospores globose, terminal, solitary or short catenulate, subhyaline. Sexual state: Unknown.

Type species: Keqinzhangia aquatica Z.F. Yu, M. Qiao & R.F. Castan˜eda.