Parathyridariella gen. nov. V. Prigione, A. Poli, E. Bovio and G.C. Varese

MycoBank number: MB 832836; Index Fungorum number: IF 832836; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11758

Type species: Parathyridariella dematiacea sp. nov.

Etymology: In reference to the phylogenetic proximity to the genus Thyridariella.

Phylogenetic placement: Thyridariaceae, Sordariomycetes, Ascomycota. The genus Parathyridariella gen. nov. clusters together with genera Cycasicola, Liua and Thyridariella (Figure 1).

Figure 1. Phylogram generated from RAxML analysis based on a combined dataset of nrITS, nrSSU, nrLSU, TEF1α and RPB2 partial sequences. The tree is rooted to Occultibambusa bambusae. Branch numbers indicate BYPP/MLB values; Bar = expected changes per site (0.06).