Metarhizium anisopliae species complex

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

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

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Metarhizium anisopliae species complex
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Metarhizium anisopliae species complex  

Hosts.

More than seven insect orders, including Coleoptera  (e.g. Elateridae   and Tenebrionidae   spp., Kabaluk et al. 2005, 2017; Humber and Hansen 2005; Reddy et al. 2014); inhabiting soil, plant surfaces and plant internal tissues ( Hu et al. 2014; Bamisile et al. 2018; Brunner-Mendoza et al. 2019).

Distribution.

Widely distributed.

Note.

Metarhizium anisopliae   species complex includes several cryptic species, for example, M. anisopliae   (Metschn.) Sorokīn, M. brunneum   Petch and M. robertsii   J.F. Bisch., S.A. Rehner & Humber ( Bischoff et al. 2009; Kepler et al. 2014; Mongkolsamrit et al. 2020). Amongst them, M. brunneum   was most often noted as a wireworm pathogen (e.g. Kabaluk et al. 2017).