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Illmanomyces corniger

Illmanomyces corniger M. Krings, T.N. Taylor Nova Hedwigia, 99(3-4): 405. 15 May 2014
Name
Illmanomyces corniger
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Illmanomyces
Authors (Pub.)
Krings M. Taylor T. N.  
Publication
An unusual fossil microfungus with suggested affinities to the Chytridiomycota from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert [2014/5]
Journal
Nova Hedwigia
Volume
99
Issue
3-4
Page number
405
Year
2014
Parent Taxon
[Genus] Illmanomyces
Fossil Status
thallus
Stratigraphy
Pragian
Location
Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Paleoregion
Laurussia (Avalonia)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie, Munich, Germany
Repository Number
SNSB-BSPG 2013 V 2
Diagnosis
Zoosporangium spheroid to slightly dorsiventrally compressed, >60 μm in diameter, with proximal papilla-like protrusion attached to host; zoosporangium with 4–5 discharge tubes, each >20 μm long; 4 discharge tubes arranged around circumference of sporangium in single plane; if 5th tube present it may be located outside this plane; rhizoidal system originating from tip of protrusion, extending into host spore lumen; host: fungal spores, probably glomeromycotan.
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