Asperisporium caricae

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Asperisporium caricae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Capnodiales
Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
Genus: Asperisporium
Species: A. caricae
Binomial name
Asperisporium caricae
(Speg.) Maubl. (1913)
Synonyms

Cercospora caricae Speg. (1886)
Epiclinium cumminsii Massee (1898)
Fusicladium caricae (Speg.) Sacc.
Pucciniopsis caricae (Speg.) Höhn. (1923)
Pucciniopsis caricae Earle
Scolicotrichum caricae Ellis & Everh.

Asperisporium caricae is an ascomycete fungus that is a plant pathogen, found in North and South America. It is responsible for the black spot disease on papaya trees.

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