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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Pezizaceae
Genus: Marcelleina
Brumm., Korf & Rifai (1967)
Type species
Marcelleina persoonii
(P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Brumm. (1967)

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Marcelleina is a genus of fungi within the Pezizaceae family.[1] The genus was circumscribed in 1967.[2]


According to a standard reference text, Marcelleina is widespread in distribution and contains nine species;[3] two new species were since published in 2010 and 2011.[4][5]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ van Brummelen J. (1967). "A world-monograph of the genera Ascobolus and Saccobolus (Ascomycetes, Pezizales)". Persoonia Supplement. 1: 233. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 402. ISBN 9780851998268. 
  4. ^ Lantieri A, Pfister DH (2010). "A new species of Marcelleina from Italy". Mycotaxon. 111: 465–469. doi:10.5248/111.465. 
  5. ^ Rubio E, Tabarés M, Martínez MA (2011). "Marcelleina parvispora (Ascomycota, Pezizales), a new Marcelleina species from Catalonia (Spain)". Revista Catalana de Micologia. 32: 31–35. 

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