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First report on the presence of Enterobryus species (Trichomycetes: Eccrinales) in South Africa and the description of three new species

G. J. M. A. Gorter
Bothalia | Vol 23, No 1 | a793 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v23i1.793 | © 1993 G. J. M. A. Gorter | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 October 1993 | Published: 10 October 1993

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G. J. M. A. Gorter, Plant Protection Research Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

The occurrence of Trichomycetes in the Republic of South Africa is reported for the first time. Thus far only various juliform millipedes have been examined for the presence of these fungi. Three new species of Enterobryus have been found and are described in detail, viz. E. centroboli Gorter,  E. chaleponci Gorter and  E. zinophorae Gorter.


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Diplopoda, Eccrinales, Enterobryus spp. nov., gut fungi, millipedes. South Africa, Trichomycetes

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