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Unravelling the diversity behind Ophiocordyceps unilateralis complex: Three new species of Zombie-Ant fungus from Brazilian Amazon

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Apr 3, 2014

João P.M. AraújoDavid P. Hughes

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In tropical forests, one of the most common relationships between parasites and insects is that between the fungus Ophiocordyceps (Ophiocordycipitaceae, Hypocreales, Ascomycota) and ants, especially within the tribe Camponotini. These fungi have the ability to penetrate the exoskeleton ...read more

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Vigna vexillata
Species
Hypocreales
Parasites
Patient Discharge
Fungi
Plant spore
Plant Leaves
Spores, Fungal
Ophiocordyceps
7
10
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  • Unravelling the diversity behind Ophiocordyceps unilateralis complex: Three new species of Zombie-Ant fungus from Brazilian Amazon

    bioRxiv

    Apr 3, 2014

    João P.M. AraújoDavid P. Hughes

    PMID: 990003806

    DOI: 10.1101/003806

    Abstract

    In tropical forests, one of the most common relationships between parasites and insects is that between the fungus Ophiocordyceps (Ophiocordycipitaceae, Hypocreales, Ascomycota) and ants, especially within the tribe Camponotini. These fungi have the ability to penetrate the exoskeleton ...read more

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    Vigna vexillata
    Species
    Hypocreales
    Parasites
    Patient Discharge
    7
    10

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