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Metarhizium baoshanense sp. nov., a New Entomopathogen Fungus from Southwestern China

Metarhizium baoshanense sp. nov., a New Entomopathogen Fungus from Southwestern China

Zihong Chen1, Ling Xu2, Xiaona Yang2, Yaguan Zhang3* and Yuming Yang4

1Institute of Biological Resources of Gaoligong Mountains, Baoshan University, Baoshan 678000 Yunnan, China
2College of Resources and Environment, Baoshan University, Baoshan 678000, Yunnan, China
3College of Chemistry and Environmental Science, Qujing Normal University, Qujing 655011Yunnan, China
4Yunnan Province Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Cultivation and Utilization, Yunnan Academy of Forestry, Kunming 650201 Yunnan, China

*      Corresponding author: zhangyaguan2013@163.com

Fig. 1.

Phylogenetic tree of Metarhizium based on ML analysis of 6–locus (5.8S–ITS, nrSSU, nrLSU, EF–1α, RPB1 and RPB2) dataset. *Denotes ex–type strains.

Fig. 2.

Morphology of Metarhizium baoshanense and its close related species. A, colony of Metarhizium baoshanense cultured 12 d; B, colony of Metarhizium lepidiotae cultured 12 d; C, colony of Metarhizium guizhouense cultured 12 d; D, colony of Metarhizium indigoticum cultured 12 d; E, phialides formation of Metarhizium baoshanense; F and G, phialide with conidia in chain of Metarhizium baoshanense; H, phialide with budding conidium of Metarhizium baoshanense; I, conidia in chain and separated of Metarhizium baoshanens; J, phialides with conidia in chain of Metarhizium guizhouense; K, conidia and phialides of Metarhizium lepidiotae; L, conidia and phialides of Metarhizium indigoticum. Bars, E–L 10 µm.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 50, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2398

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