Species/Subspecies: Nannizzia persicolor
Categories: Human pathogen; dermatophyte
Etymology: Genus name: named after the Italian mycologist Arturo Nannizzi (1877-1961).
Species epithet: ?
Alternative Species Name(s):Microsporum persicolor
Significance:N. persicolor is a dermatophyte of less importance.
  [Of minor importance]   
Geographic distribution: Has been found in Africa, Australia, Europe and North America.
Taxonomy:
PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenus
AscomycotaEurotiomycetesOnygenalesArthrodermataceaeNannizzia
 
Macromorphology (smell):
Micromorphology:
Reproduction:
Spec. Char.:
Reservoir: Voles and bats.
Disease/effect:
Hosts/substrateDisease/effectClinical picture or result
HumansTinea corporis (ringworm on the body)Itchy circular rash
Mitochondrial DNA sequence:  -
18S rRNA Seq:  -
ITS regions:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/IsolateNumber of NTGenes
EF581135 CHUS95802 692 18S rRNA, ITS 1, 5.8S rRNA, ITS 2, 28S rRNA 

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Reference(s): No. 68
Updated:2022-11-16

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