Thaxter's original circumscription of Aporomyces (Laboulbeniales) is emended in this study of the eight known species of the genus, three of them new: A. byrrhini, A. lutrochi, and A. physemi. The new species, as well as A. subulatus, A. szaboi, A. trinitatis, and A. uniflagellatus (type), are dioecious and occur on beetles belonging to the Limnichidae (Coleoptera: Dryopoidea). The eighth species, A. perpusillus, appears to be monoecious and occurs on Staphylinidae (Coleoptera: Staphylinoidea). All taxa are described and illustrated with line drawings and/or photographs. Aspects of thalloid structure and development are summarized. Aporomyces is removed from tribe Euphoriomyceteae (as subtribe Aporomycetinae) and elevated to the rank of tribe, Aporomyceteae.
Benjamin, Richard K.
"Taxonomy and Morphology of Aporomyces (Laboulbeniales),"
Aliso: A Journal of Systematic and Floristic Botany:
2, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/aliso/vol12/iss2/11
© 1989 Richard K. Benjamin
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