Hypocreales » Clavicipitaceae


Petchia Thanakitp., Mongkols. & Luangsa-ard, in Thanakitpipattana et al., Persoonia 44: 154 (2020)

Sordariomycetes, Hypocreomycetidae, Hypocreales, Clavicipitaceae

Index Fungorum number: IF 830167; 2 morphological species with molecular data (Species Fungorum 2021)


Type speciesPetchia siamensis Thanakitp., Mongkols. & Luangsa-ard, in et al., Persoonia 44: 154 (2020)

Generic description: see Thanakitpipattana et al. (2020).

Notes: Petchia was introduced by Thanakitpipattana et al. (2020) to accommodate Petchia siamensis and P. siamensis. Both of them occurred on ootheca of praying mantis.


Other species:

Petchia mantidicola (Kobayasi & Shimizu) Thanakitp., Mongkols. & Luangsa-ard



Thanakitpipattana D, Tasanathai K, Mongkolsamrit S, Khonsanit A, Lamlertthon S, Luangsa-Ard JJ 2020 – Fungal pathogens occurring on Orthopterida in Thailand. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi 44, 140.


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