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Remarks (internal):Petrak (1952b) regarded A. macrospora as a Diplodina or a Stagonospora species, but Melnik (1971) preferred to include it as a subgeneric taxon of Ascochyta Lib. As interpreted by Sprague (1950) the genus is heterogeneous because species with enteroblastic phialidic conidiogenesis are included with A. macrospora which is holoblastic. Species to be removed are A. agropyri Sprague and A. minor Sprague. Later Melnik (1976) accepted the generic name for 8 species including A. macrospora and extended the range to include species on Ranunculaceae and Leguminosae as well as Gramineae. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:APIOCARPELLA H. & P. Syd. nom. nov., Annls mycol. 17: 43 (1919).
Apiosporella Speg., An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 20: 364 (1910), non Speg., 1912, nec Höhn., 1909. Ascochyta Lib. subgen. Apiocarpella (H. & P. Syd.) Melnik, Mikol. i Fitopatol. 5: 21 (1971).
Sp. typ.: A. macrospora (Speg.) H. & P. Syd. (syn. Apiosporella macrospora Speg.).
Mycelium immersed, pale brown to hyaline, branched, septate. Conidiomata pycnidial, separate, globose, brown, immersed, unilocular, thin-walled, of textura prismatica. Ostiole central, circular. Conidiophores absent. Conidiogenous cells holoblastic, determinate, discrete, doliiform to ampulliform, hyaline, smooth, formed from the inner cells of the pycnidial wall. Conidia hyaline, 1 euseptate, separating two unequal cells, continuous, apex obtuse, tapered to a truncate base, thin-walled, smooth, clavate, guttulate.

 
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