Xenodevriesia Crous, in Crous et al., Fungal Systematics and Evolution 3: 123 (2019).
MycoBank number: MB 829365; Index Fungorum number: IF 829365; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06988; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with molecular data.
Type species – Xenodevriesia strelitziicola (Arzanlou & Crous) Crous.
Notes – Devriesia strelitziicola is the former name of Xenodevriesia strelitziicola which was introduced by Crous et al. (2009c). It contains devriesia-like and pseudocercospora-like taxa, but is phylogenetically distinct from both genera (Crous et al. 2009c, 2019b). This species differs from members of Devriesia in not producing chlamydospores (Crous et al. 2019b). Thus, D. strelitziicola was synonymized under the new genus Xenodevriesia and was placed in the new family Xenodevriesiaceae. We were unable to obtain a new collection of this family, thus a drawing of X. strelitziicola is provided (Fig. 26).
Figure 26 – Xenodevriesia strelitziicola (redrawn from Crous et al. 2009c). a–c Conidiophores giving rise to conidia. d–i Conidia. Scale bars: 10 μm.