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Noun1.Entomophthoraceae - mostly parasitic lower fungi that typically develop in the bodies of insects
fungus family - includes lichen families
Entomophthorales, order Entomophthorales - coextensive with the family Entomophthoraceae
Entomophthora, genus Entomophthora - type genus of the Entomophthoraceae; fungi parasitic on insects
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Natural occurrence of Zoophthora radicans (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) on Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae), an invasive pest recently found in Brazil.
This fungus belongs to the class of phycomycetes, to the family of Entomophthoraceae, to the order of Entomophthorales and to the genus Basidiobolus.
Entomogenous fungi: Entomophthora species with pear-shaped to almost spherical conidia (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae).
DISCUSSION: Subcutaneous phycomycosis is a fungal infection of the subcutaneous fats caused by Zygomatous group of fungi in the family Entomophthoraceae, mainly in the genus Basidiobolus (common in children) and Conidiobolus in adults (Prasad PV, 2002).