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Abstract

Ovipleistophora ovariae. [Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria].

Abstract

A description is provided for Ovipleistophora ovariae. There are only two records of this species in the wild (both on feral fish), from a pond and a small river in Oklahoma. It may, however, be expected in the same freshwater habitats as its known hosts. Some information on its associated organisms and substrata, dispersal and transmission, habitats and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (North America (USA (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas))).