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Escovopsis weberi Muchovej & Della Lucia, 1990

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phialocladus zsoltii Kreisel, 1972 (nomen invalidum)

 

Conservation Status

Last record pre 1973. Redfiscovered pre-1991.

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Muchovej JJ, Della Lucia TMC (1990) Escovopsis, a new genus from leaf-cutting ant nests to replace Phialocladus nomen invalidum. Mycotaxon 37: 191-195.

 

Other references:

Keith A. Seifert, Robert A. Samson and Ignacio H. Chapela. (1995). Escovopsis aspergilloides, a Rediscovered Hyphomycete from Leaf-Cutting Ant Nests. Mycologia 87(3): 407-413. [Abstract]

Kreisel, H. Z. (1972). Fungi from fungus gardens of Atta insularis in Cuba. Allg Mikrobiol. 12(8): 643-654.

 

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