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Title: Ophiocordyceps tianshanensis sp. nov. On ants from Tianshan mountains, PR China
Authors: De Ping Wei
Dhanushka N. Wanasinghe
Kevin D. Hyde
Peter E. Mortimer
Jian Chu Xu
Chaiwat To-Anun
Feng Ming Yu
Ling Sheng Zha
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Issue Date: 21-Oct-2020
Abstract: © 2020 Magnolia Press Ophiocordyceps tianshanensis is a novel species introduced from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. The taxon was discovered with its sexual and asexual specimens on Camponotus japonicus (Formicidae) under the bark of humid and decayed wood of Picea schrenkiana. With irregularly distorted stromata and distributed in the cold and high-altitude Tianshan Mountains, the species can be separated from other extant Ophiocordyceps species. Morphological and multigene phylogenetic analyses support its novelty. We provide additional ecological data on this cordyceps species from northwestern China.
ISSN: 11793163
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