Description and phylogenetic placement of Beauveria hoplocheli sp. nov. used in the biological control of the sugarcane white grub, Hoplochelus marginalis, on Reunion Island

@article{RobneSoustrade2015DescriptionAP,
  title={Description and phylogenetic placement of Beauveria hoplocheli sp. nov. used in the biological control of the sugarcane white grub, Hoplochelus marginalis, on Reunion Island},
  author={Isabelle Rob{\`e}ne-Soustrade and Emmanuel Jouen and Didier Pastou and Magali Payet-Hoarau and Tarryn A. Goble and Daphn{\'e} Linderme and Pierre Lefeuvre and C{\'e}dric Calm{\`e}s and Bernard Reynaud and Samuel Nibouche and Laurent Costet},
  journal={Mycologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={107},
  pages={1221 - 1232}
}
On Reunion Island successful biological control of the sugarcane white grub Hoplochelus marginalis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) has been conducted for decades with strains from the entomopathogenic fungal genus Beauveria (Ascomycota: Hypocreales). A study based on morphological characters combined with a multisequence phylogenetic analysis of genes that encode the translation elongation factor 1-alpha (TEF1), RNA polymerase II largest subunit (RPB1), RNA polymerase II second largest… 
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