Afroraffaelea C.C. Bateman, Y.T. Huang & D.R. Simmons, Fungal Ecology 25: 46 (2016)

MycoBank number: MB 816236; Index Fungorum number: IF 816236; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10500; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesAfroraffaelea ambrosiae C.C. Bateman, Y.T. Huang & D.R. Simmons

Notes – This monotypic genus was identified as symbionts of Premnobius cavipennis from pharyngeal mycangia, which were collected in the USA. The fungus was introduced based on culture characteristic on potato dextrose agar (PDA), sequencing data, and microtome sectioning wtih micro-CT scanning of mycangia (Bateman et al. 2016).


  • Afroraffaelea ambrosiae