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A New Species of Entomophthorales Parasitizing Tardigrades
B. R. Pohlad and E. C. Bernard
Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. - Feb., 1978), pp. 130-139
Published by: Mycological Society of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3758693
Page Count: 10
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A new species of Entomophthorales, Ballocephala pedicellata, is reported from tardigrades (Hypsibius dujardini and Diphascon pinguis) living in moss. The new species is closely related to B. sphaerospora but possesses conidia clustered near the conidiophore tip rather than along its length. A key to the entomophthoraceous parasites of nematodes and tardigrades is given.
Mycologia © 1978 Mycological Society of America