Ophiocordyceps lloydii (H.S. Fawc.) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora

Taxonomy
Authority: 
(H.S. Fawc.) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora
Citation: 
Studies in Mycology 57: 44.
Synonymy: 

Cordyceps lloydii H.S. Fawc., Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 5, 18: 317. 1886.
= Cordyceps sheeringii Massee, Ann. Bot. 5: 510. 1890.
= Cordyceps subdiscoidea Henn., Hedwigia 41: 168. 1902. 
 

Classification: 
Ophiocordyceps, Ophiocordycipitaceae, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Sordariomycetes, Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota, Fungi
Morphology
 
Anamorph
Genus: 
Hymenostilbe
Species: 
formicarum
Authority: 
Petch
Ecology
Host or Substrate: 

on adult ant (Hymenoptera)

Known Distribution: 
Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana
Page Author: 
Gi-Ho Sung