Phylum:Zygomycota >> Class: Zygomycetes >>  Order: Entomophthorales 
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 Scientific Name: Erynia neoaphidis

Erynia neoaphidis Remaudiere & hennebert, Mycotaxon 11: 307. 1980.

 Description: Dead aphids attach to cabbage leaves by ventral rhizoids, covered by mycelia, conidiogenous structures and conidia, pale yellow (3-4A3), greyish yellow (4B-C5), light orange to greyish orange (5A-B4-6). Rhizoids monohyphal, 6.1-12.1 μm wide, basal holdfast, 36.4-54.6 μm in diam., branched, root- or disk-like, sometimes fused forming a laminated layer. Protoplasts and hyphal bodies irregular hyphal-like. Conidiophores branched, sometimes terminally enlarged, 8.8-16.9 μm wide. Primary conidia 17.9-34.9 × 11.9-19.8 μm, L/D=1.32-2.31, elongate, ovoid, ellipsoidal to fusiform, occasionally spherical, papilla distinct. Secondary conidia resembling the primary or more rounded, 17.5-23.8 × 13.5-19.1 μm, L/D=1.16-1.33. Resting spores not observed.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Sanhsia, Taoyuan District Agricultural Improvement Station, on green peach aphids, Myzus persicae Sulzer, Homoptera, Ho.274, 17 Apr 1995; on the same host and location, Ho.279, 28 Apr 1995. L. S. Hiseh.

 Habitat: on green peach aphids.

Taiwan, UK, Poland, U.S.A.


Tzean, SS et al. 1997.


S. S. Tzean and L. S. Hsieh

 Note: newly recorded species.