Entomophthorales attacking aphids with a description of two new species
Keller S. (2006). Species of Entomophthorales attacking aphids with description of two new species.
Sydowia 58 (1): 38 - 74.
Twenty-nine species belonging to eight genera of Entomophthorales attacking aphids are listed, and a summary table is provided outlining the main hosts. Two species, Neozygites remaudierei affecting Myzocallis coryli (Callaphidinae) and Neozygites slavi affecting Slavum esfandiarii (Pemphiginae), are described as new species. Keys are provided to identify the fungal genera and the species within the genera. All species are described using data from the literature and the author's own observations; type hosts and geographical distributions are given. Suggestions for future research on better identification of the aphid pathogenic species are provided.
Key words: Homoptera, Zygomycetes, identification keys, Neozygites remaudiere, Neozygites slavi.