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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Ascobotryozyma
J. Kerrigan, M.T. Sm. & J.D. Rogers[1]
Type species
Ascobotryozyma americana
J. Kerrigan, M.T. Sm. & J.D. Rogers

A. americana
A. cognata

Ascobotryozyma is a genus of fungi within the Saccharomycetales order. The relationship of this taxon to other taxa within the order is unknown (incertae sedis), and it has not yet been placed with certainty into any family.[2]


  1. ^ Kerrigan J, Smith M Th, Rogers J, Poot GA (2001). "Ascobotryozyma americana gen. nov. et sp. nov. and its anamorph Botryozyma americana, an unusual yeast from the surface of nematodes". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 79 (1): 7–16. doi:10.1023/A:1010287612965. PMID 11392486. 
  2. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18. 

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