First report of an entomophthoralean fungus on an arthropod host in Antarctica
Bridge, P.D.; Worland, M.R.. 2004 First report of an entomophthoralean fungus on an arthropod host in Antarctica. Polar Biology, 27 (3). 190-192. 10.1007/s00300-003-0578-9Full text not available from this repository.
A species of the fungus Neozygites (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) is recorded from the Antarctic mite Alaskozetes antarcticus (Acarina: Oribatidales) collected off the west coast of the Antarctic peninsula. The features of the fungus were similar to those recorded for Neozygites acaridis, and to other species of the genus recorded from mites in tropical and cool-temperate regions. This is the first report of any entomophthoralean fungus from the Antarctic region.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1007/s00300-003-0578-9|
|Programmes:||BAS Programmes > Antarctic Science in the Global Context (2000-2005) > Life at the Edge - Stresses and Thresholds|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Biology and Microbiology
Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||12 Jan 2012 08:38|
Actions (login required)