Taphrinomycetes

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Taphrinomycetes
Taphrina deformans 1.jpg
Peach leaf curl caused by
Taphrina deformans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Taphrinomycotina
Class: Taphrinomycetes
O.E.Erikss. & Winka (1997)
Order: Taphrinales
Gäum. & C.W.Dodge (1928)
Families

Protomycetaceae
Taphrinaceae

The Taphrinomycetes are a class of ascomycete fungi belonging to the subdivision Taphrinomycotina. It includes the single order Taphrinales, which includes 2 families, 8 genera and 140 species.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 678. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.