Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Paecilomyces javanicus

Paecilomyces javanicus (Friederichs & Bally) Brown & Smith, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 40: 65. 1957.

 Description: Host covered by mycelium, velutinous, powdery, white, grey in age. Hyphae hyaline, septate, branched, smooth-walled, 2.0-3.2 μm wide. Conidiophores erect, hyaline, septate, smooth-walled, 2.0-3.2 μm wide, bearing solitary, or whorls of 2-6 metulae, around or be-neath septa. Metulae cylindrical, clavate, smooth, 4.0-7.1 × 2.5-3.4 μm, bearing verticillate of 2-9 appressed or divergent phialides in the first or second order, sometimes phialides solitary or in whorls of 2-5 arising terminally or subterminally from the conidiophore. Phi-alides smooth-walled, 5.2-11.1 × 2.0-2.8 μm, flask-shaped, with a globose to subglobose, cylindrical base, tapering into a distinctly thin necks, 0.4-1.4 × 0.6-1.0 μm. Conidia ellipsoidal, occasionally cylindrical, smooth-walled, hyaline, 3.2-5.6 × 1.6-2.8 μm. Chlamy-dospores absent.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Wulai, on larva of moth, Lepidoptera, Le.119, 26 Jun 1993; Nantou County, Yuchih, Lienhuachih, on larva of moth, Lepidoptera, Le.123, 28 Sep 1993; Pingtung County, Manchou, Nanjenshan, on larva of moth, Lepidoptera, Le.143, 1 Mar 1995.

 Habitat: on larva of moth.

Taiwan, Ghana, Indonesia.


Tzean, SS et al. 1997.


S. S. Tzean and L. S. Hsieh

 Note: recorded species.