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Name:Akanthomyces Lebert, Z. in Wiss. Zool. 9 (1858) page 449 [basionym]


Insecticola Mains (1950)


Genus, anamorph (hyphomycete)

Taxonomic position:

Cordycipitaceae Kreisel [Family]
Hypocreales Lindau [Order]
Hypocreomycetidae O.E. Erikss. & Winka [Subclass]
Sordariomycetes O.E. Erikss. & Winka [Class]
Pezizomycotina O.E. Erikss. & Winka [Subdivision / Subphylum]
Ascomycota Caval.-Sm. [Division / Phylum]
Fungi R.T. Moore [Kingdom]

Constituent taxa:

Akanthomyces aculeatus Lebert
Akanthomyces ampullifer (Petch) Mains
Akanthomyces ampullifera (Petch) Mains
Akanthomyces angustispora Mains
Akanthomyces angustisporus Mains
Akanthomyces arachnophilus (Petch) Samson & H.C. Evans
Akanthomyces aranearum (Petr.) Mains
Akanthomyces brevipes Thaxt.
Akanthomyces cinereus Hywel-Jones
Akanthomyces coccoidae
Akanthomyces coleopteri Koval
Akanthomyces coleopterorum Koval
Akanthomyces furcatus Thaxt.
Akanthomyces gracilis Samson & H.C. Evans
Akanthomyces homoptera
Akanthomyces hypogaeus Thaxt.
Akanthomyces johnsonii (Massee) Vincent, Seifert & Samson
Akanthomyces koratensis Hywel-Jones
Akanthomyces lathrobii Thaxt.
Akanthomyces longisporus B. Huang, S.B. Wang, M.Z. Fan & Z.Z. Li
Akanthomyces longissimus Thaxt.
Akanthomyces novo-guineensis Samson & B.L. Brady
Akanthomyces ovalongatus L.S. Hsieh, Tzean & W.J. Wu
Akanthomyces pistillariiformis (Pat.) Samson & H.C. Evans
Akanthomyces sphingum (Schwein.) Petch
Akanthomyces websteri Hywel-Jones

Cybertruffle Resources:

Cyberliber Cumulative Index
Biological Records Database (10 records)


Fungal Databases [Systematic Botany and Mycology, USDA]
Google images
IMI [CABI Fungus Dried Reference Collection]
Index Fungorum
Landcare [New Zealand]
New York Botanic Garden [Virtual Fungus Dried Reference Collection]

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