Ascosphaeriosis of the parasitic bee, Coelioxys rufocaudata, by Ascosphaera aggregata

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Journal of Apicultural Research
Vol. 28 (2) pp. 61-65 
Date
March 1989
Article Title

Ascosphaeriosis of the parasitic bee, Coelioxys rufocaudata, by Ascosphaera aggregata

Author(s)

M. Hermoso De Mendoza, J. Hermoso De Mendoza, F. Puerta, E. Asensio, M. Bustos, F. Padilla And P. Pellin

Abstract

Ascosphaeriosis is described in the parasitic bee Coelioxys rufocaudata, in the nest of Megachile rotundata. The fungal elements seen on the mummies are morphologically identical to those of Ascosphaera aggregata.

Keywords

Leafcutter Bee, Megachile rotundata, Coelioxys rufocaudata, Ascosphaera aggregata, Alfalfa,

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