Completoria

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Completoria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Subdivision: Entomophthoromycotina
Class: Entomophthorales
Order: Entomophthorales
Family: Completoriaceae
Humber (1989)[1]
Genus: Completoria
Lohde (1874)
Type species
Completoria complens
Lohde (1874)

Completoria is a fungal genus in the monotypic family Completoriaceae, of the order Entomophthorales. Completoria is itself monotypic, containing a single species, Completoria complens. The species is rare, known only from greenhouse cultures where it grows as an obligate intracellular parasite of fern gametophytes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Humber RA. "Synopsis of a revised classification for the Entomophthorales (Zygomycotina)". Mycotaxon. 34 (2): 441–60 (see p. 453).