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Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill. (an anamorphic fungus)

NBN NBN ( has the UK distribution map of Beauveria bassiana (an anamorphic fungus)

FRDBI FRDBI ( has the UK and Ireland records of Beauveria bassiana (an anamorphic fungus)

Suggested Literature

General Works

Doberski, J.W. & Tribe, H.T., 1980 Isolation of entomogenous fungi from elm bark and soil with reference to ecology of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae


Behie, S.W., Jones, S.J. & Bidochka, M.J., 2015 Plant tissue localization of the endophytic insect pathogenic fungi Metarhizium and Beauveria

Beauveria bassiana may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
(an order of ascomycetes and lichens)
(a genus of anamorphic entomopathogenic fungi)
Hyphomycetes (via Beauveria) Pyrenomycetes (via Sordariomycetes) Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Beauveria bassiana is associated with:

colony Insecta - true insects colony infects
colony Chrysolina brunsvicensis - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) colony infects adult Cox, M.L., 2007

There may be more taxa associated with Beauveria bassiana listed at higher taxonomic level

(true fungi)

Associated with Beauveria bassiana:

is parasitised by perithecium Melanospora fusispora - an ascomycete (Melanosporales: Ceratostomataceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
is parasitised by scattered, mostly superficial perithecium Syspastospora parasitica - a pyrenomycete (Melanosporales: Ceratostomataceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998

Beauveria bassiana may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

(true fungi)
Pyrenomycetes (via Sordariomycetes) Fungi s.l.


Cox, M.L., 2007 Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998 Microfungi on Miscellaneous Substrates: An Identification Handbook
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