Neodeightonia C. Booth, in Punithalingam, Mycol. Pap.119: 17 (1970) [1969], Index Fungorum number: IF 3450

The genus Neodeightonia was introduced by Booth (Punithalingam 1969), and placed in the family Botryosphaeriaceae. This genus comprises four species, viz. N. microspora (new species in this study), N. palmicola, N. phoenicum and N. subglobosa based on morphological and phylogenetic analyses (Phillips et al. 2008, 2013; Liu et al. 2012).