Canadian Forest Service Publications

The symbiotic fungi of certain ambrosia beetles in British Columbia. 1965. Funk, A. Canadian Journal of Botany 43(8): 929-932.

Year: 1965

Available from: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 19754

Language: English

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DOI: 10.1139/b65-103

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The symbiotic fungi of three ambrosia beetles found in British Columbia have been sultured and identified. Monilia ferruginea Mathiesen-Kää, Monilia brunnea Verrall, and Tuberculariella ambrosiae n. sp. are the symbiotic fungi of Trypodendron lineatum Oliv., Monarthrum scutellare LeConte, and Platypus wilsoni Swaine, respectively. Descriptions of these fungi are given and their phylogency discussed.

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