Candida stellata

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Candida stellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Saccharomycetaceae
Genus: Candida
Species: C. stellata
Binomial name
Candida stellata
S.A. Mey. & Yarrow, 1978

Candida stellata is a species of yeast of the genus Candida. The year of 1978 saw work of Yarrow & Meyer the yeast was reclassified to its current name from Saccharomyces stellatus, which was initially described by Kroemer and Krumbholz in 1931.[1]


  1. ^ Yarrow & Meyer, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28(4): 614 (1978)