Pleurodesmospora, a new genus for the entomogenous hyphomycete Gonatorrhodiella coccorum
Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi , Volume 11 - Issue 1 p. 65- 69
The entomogenous fungus Gonatorrhodiella coccorum Petch is transferred to a new genus, Pleurodesmospora, which is characterized by erect or procumbent conidiophores with terminal and intercalary conidiogenous cells, bearing numerous minute, cylindrical conidiogenous pegs; dacryoid phialoconidia are produced in short, basipetal chains. The nomenclatural history of this fungus is reviewed and cultures isolated from spiders in Ghana are described.
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Samson, R. A., Gams, Walter, & Evans, H. C. (1980). Pleurodesmospora, a new genus for the entomogenous hyphomycete Gonatorrhodiella coccorum. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 11(1), 65–69.