Caprettia is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Monoblastiaceae.[2] The genus was circumscribed by Augusto Chaves Batista and Heraldo da Silva Maia in 1965, with Caprettia amazonensis assigned as the type species.[3]

Caprettia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Monoblastiales
Family: Monoblastiaceae
Genus: Caprettia
Bat. & H.Maia (1965)
Type species
Caprettia amazonensis
Bat. & H.Maia (1965)
Species

C. amazonensis
C. confusa
C. goderei
C. lichexanthotricha
C. neotropica
C. nyssogenoides
C. ornata

Synonyms[1]

The genus name of Caprettia is in honour of Corrado Capretti (1915–1960), an Italian botanist and professor at University of the Andes (Venezuela) in 1956.[4]

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Synonymy: Caprettia Bat. & H. Maia, Atas Inst. Micol. Univ. Pernambuco 2: 377 (1965)". Species Fungorum. Retrieved 5 February 2022.
  2. ^ Wijayawardene, Nalin; Hyde, Kevin; Al-Ani, Laith Khalil Tawfeeq; Somayeh, Dolatabadi; Stadler, Marc; Haelewaters, Danny; et al. (2020). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa". Mycosphere. 11: 1060–1456. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8.
  3. ^ a b Batista, A.C.; Silva Maia, H. da (1965). "Caprettia, novo gênero de ascoliquen, em homenagem ao micologo Venezuelano, Corrado Capretti". Atas do Instituto de Micologia da Universidade do Recife. 2: 375–382.
  4. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  5. ^ Wijayawardene, N.N.; Phillips, A.J.L.; Tibpromma, S.; Dai, D.Q.; Selbmann, L.; Monteiro, J.S.; Aptroot, A.; Flakus, A.; Rajeshkumar, K.C.; Coleine, C.; Pereira, D.S.; Fan, X.; Zhang, L.; Maharachchikumbura, S.S.N.; Souza, M.F.; Kukwa, M.; Suwannarach, N.; Rodriguez-Flakus, P.; Ashtekar, N.; Dauner, L.; Tang, L.Z.; Jin, X.C.; Karunarathna, S.C. (2021). "Looking for the undiscovered asexual taxa: case studies from lesser studied life modes and habitats". Mycosphere. 12 (1): 1290–1333. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/12/1/17.