Metarhizium purpureonigrum Luangsa-ard, Tasanathai, Thanakitpipattana & Samson

Zha, Ling-Sheng, Kryukov, Vadim Yu, Ding, Jian-Hua, Jeewon, Rajesh & Chomnunti, Putarak, 2021, Novel taxa and species diversity of Cordyceps sensu lato (Hypocreales, Ascomycota) developing on wireworms (Elateroidea and Tenebrionoidea, Coleoptera), MycoKeys 78, pp. 79-117: 79

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/mycokeys.78.61836

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Metarhizium purpureonigrum Luangsa-ard, Tasanathai, Thanakitpipattana & Samson
status

 

Metarhizium purpureonigrum Luangsa-ard, Tasanathai, Thanakitpipattana & Samson  

Hosts.

Elateridae   larvae ( Campsosternus   sp.).

Known distribution.

Thailand ( Mongkolsamrit et al. 2020).

Notes.

According to the description and pictures provided ( Mongkolsamrit et al. 2020), the species is probably a synonym of O. jiangxiensis   , a traditional Chinese medicinal mushroom ( Zha et al. 2018, also see O. jiangxiensis   below). Hosts of the species, which were recorded as Coleoptera  larvae, are Elateridae   larvae ( Campsosternus   sp.).