Neoleptosphaeria Ariyaw. & K.D. Hyde, Fungal Divers 74 (2015).
MycoBank number: MB 551464; Index Fungorum number: IF 551464; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01157; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data (Ariyawansa et al. 2015a, Wanasinghe et al. 2016a).
Type species – Neoleptosphaeria rubefaciens (Togliani) Ariyaw. & K.D. Hyde, Fungal Divers 74 (2015).
≡ Phoma rubefaciens Togliani, Annali Sper. agr., N.S. 7: 1626 (1953).
Notes – Neoleptosphaeria was originally reported as Phoma rubefaciens in Leptosphaeriaceae. Later the sexual morph characters were addressed by Wanasinghe et al. (2016a) with scleroplectenchyma cell types of peridium, broad fusiform, transversely septate ascospores as domain characters.