Phylum:Zygomycota >> Class: Zygomycetes >>  Order: Zoopagales 
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 Scientific Name: Acaulopage pectospora

Acaulopage pectospora Acaulopage pectospora Drechsler, Am. J. Bot. 49: 1089. 1962.Newly proposed epiphet: Zoophagus pectosporus (Drechsler) M.W. Dick. Mycol. Res. 94: 352. 1990. (Index Fungorum).

 Description: Vegetative hyphae hyaline, aseptate, 2?5 μm in diam; conidia producing directly from the hyphae, single, erect, spindle-shaped, 180?230 × 8?15 μm, trapering at each end and partially embedded proximally in the substratum, often bearing a distal liquid droplet; trapping nematodes by means of lateral branches bearing poorly differentiated terminal adhesive knobs.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Wulai, litter. J. Y. Liou

 Habitat: litter



Tzean, SS. et al. 1997


G. Y. Liou, S. S. Tzean and J. Y. Liou

 Note: A. pectospora is characterized by its aseptate hyphae, poorly differentiated terminal trapping devices, and spindle-shaped conidia.