Publications and dissertations on Trichomycetes since 1995:

 

Journal Articles:

1. Grigg, R., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 1996. Isozyme patterns in cultured Harpellales. Mycologia 88: 219-229.

2. Labeyrie, E.S., D.P. Molloy, and R.W. Lichtwardt. 1996. An investigation of Harpellales (Trichomycetes) in New York State blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae). J. Invert. Pathol. 68: 293-298.

3. Lichtwardt, R.W., and Arenas, J. 1996. Trichomycetes in aquatic insects from southern Chile. Mycologia 88: 844-857.

4. Lichtwardt, R.W. 1997. Costa Rican gut fungi (Trichomycetes) infecting lotic insect larvae. Rev. Biol. Trop. 45: 1349-1383.

5. Lichtwardt, R.W., Williams, M.C., Ferrington Jr., L.C., and Hayford, B. L.1997. Harpellales: generic confusion due to precocious development. Mycologia 89: 109-113.

6. Lichtwardt, R.W., and Grigg, R.D. 1998. Four new Smittium species inhabiting the hindgut of Chironomidae larvae. Mycologia 90: 427-433.

7. Misra, J. K. 1998. Trichomycetes - fungi associated with arthropods: review and world literature. Symbiosis 24:179-220.

8. Slaymaker, A. K., Ferrington, L.C., Jr., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 1998. Chironomidae-Trichomycete associations: a literature review. J. Kansas Ent. Soc. 7: 490-500.

9. Lichtwardt, R.W., and Williams, M.C. 1999. Three Harpellales that live in one species of aquatic chironomid larva. Mycologia 91: 396-399.

10. Williams, M.C., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 1999. Two new Harpellales living in Ephemeroptera nymphs in Colorado Rocky Mountain streams. Mycologia 91: 400-404.

11. Cafaro, M. J. 1999. Baltomyces, a new genus of gut-inhabiting fungus in an isopod. Mycologia 99: 517-519.

12. Lichtwardt, R.W., White, M.M., Cafaro, M.J., and Misra, J.K. 1999. Fungi associated with passalid beetles and their mites. Mycologia 91: 694-702.

13. Misra, J.K., White, M.M., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 1999. Furculomyces septentrionalis reveals an unexpected distribution for this genus of Harpellales. Mycologia 91: 703-706

14. Lichtwardt, R.W., Ferrington, L.C., Jr., and López Lastra, C. 1999. Trichomycetes in Argentinean aquatic insect larvae. Mycologia 91: 1060-1082.

15. White, M.M. 1999. Legerioides, a new genus of Harpellales in isopods and other Trichomycetes from New England, USA. Mycologia 91: 1021-1030.

16. Lichtwardt, R.W., López Lastra, C. and Mazzucchelli, M.G. 2000. Fungi living in the guts of larval aquatic insects in northwestern Argentina. Mycologia 92: 332-340.

17. Cafaro, M.J. 2000. Gut fungi of isopods. The genus Palavascia. Mycologia 92(2): 361-369.

18. Misra, J.K. 2000. Growth, sporulation and pH tolerance of Furculomyces boomerangus and Austrosmittium biforme in axenic cultures. Mycologia 92: 1051-1056.

19. White, M.M., Cafaro, M.J., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2000. Arthropod gut fungi from Puerto Rico and summary of tropical trichomycetes worldwide. Caribbean J. Sci. 36: 210-220.

20. Gottlieb, A.M., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2001. Molecular studies of selected Harpellales (Trichomycetes). Mycologia 93: 65-80.

21. Lichtwardt, R.W., Cafaro, M.J., and White, M.M. 2001 The Trichomycetes, fungal associates of arthropods. Revised Edition. Published on the Internt www.nhm.ku.edu/~fungi.

22, Cafaro, M. J. 2002. Species richness patterns in symbiotic gut fungi (Trichomycetes). Fungal Diversity 9: 47-56

23. Cafaro, M. 2005. Eccrinales (Trichomycetes) are not fungi, but a clade of protists at the early divergence of animals and fungi. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35: 21-34.

24. Ferrington, L.C., White, M.M. and  R.W. Lichtwardt. 2003. A new genus of Trichomycetes from Dixa fluvica Peters (Diptera: Dixidae). Aquatic Insects 25: 85-94.

25. Misra, J.K. 2002. Harpellales (Trichomycetes) do occur in India: first report of two species of
Stachylina. Kavaka 30: 71-75.

26. Misra, J.K., and Tiwari, V.K. 2002. Harpellales (Trichomycetes) do occur in India: First report of two species of Stachylina. Kavaka 30: 71-75.

27. White, M.M. 2003. First report of Basidiolum fimbriatum since 1861, with comments on its development, occurrence, distribution and relationship with other fungi. Mycological Research 107: 245-250.

28. White, M. M., Cafaro, M. J., and Lichtwardt, R. W.  2000.  Arthropod gut fungi from Puerto Rico and summary of tropical Trichomycetes worldwide.  Caribbean Journal of Science 36: 210-220.

29. White, M.M., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2004. 2004. Fungal symbionts (Harpellales) in Norwegian aquatic insect larvae. Mycologia 96: 891-910.

30, White, M., Siri, A., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2006. Trichomycete insect symbionts in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and vicinity. Mycologia 98: 333-352


Books and Book Chapters:

1. Lichtwardt, R.W. 1996. Trichomycetes and the arthropod gut. In: Howard, D., and Miller, D., eds. The Mycota, Animal and Human Relations. Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 315-330.

2. Ferrington, L.C., Jr., Lichtwardt, R.W., and Hayford, B. 2000. Smittium gravimetallum (Trichomycetes: Harpellales), a new species of gut fungus from Dicrotendipes fumidus (Johannsen) (Diptera: Chironomidae) in a metal-polluted stream, pp. 253-257. In: Hoffrichter, O., ed. Late 20th Century Research on Chironomidae. Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany.

3. Lichtwardt, R.W. 2000. Gut fungi of invertebrates, p. 83-85. In: Nadkarni, N.M., and Wheelwright, N.T., eds. Monteverde: ecology and conservation of a tropical cloud forest. Oxford University Press, New York.

4. Lichtwardt, R.W. 2000. Arthropod-associated fungi. In: Mueller, G. M., Bills, G. F., and Foster, M. S. (eds.), Measuring and monitoring biological diversity: standard methods for fungi. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. (in press)

<>5. Misra, J.K., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2000. Illustrated genera of Trichomycetes: fungal symbionts of insects and other arthropods. Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire.155 pp.

6. Lichtwardt, R.W. 2001. Trichomycetes: fungi in relationship with insects and other arthropods. In: Symbiosis. J. Seckbach, ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, p. 515-588.

7. Misra, J.K. 2001. Trichomycetes, fungi associated with arthropods: an introduction and state-of-the-art in the tropics. In: Trichomycetes and other fungal groups. J.K. Misra and B.W. Horn, eds. Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA, pp. 3-13.

8. Misra, J.K. 2005. Trichomycetes: a fascinating group of fungal endobionts, pp. 77-84. In: The
fungi - diversity and conservation in India. J.S. Dargan, N.S. Atri, and D.S. Dhingra, eds. Bishen
Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Debra Dun, India.

9. Misra, J.K., and Horn, B.W. (eds). 2001. Trichomycetes and other fungal groups. Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. 396 pp.

10. White, M. M., Cafaro, M. J., and Gottlieb, A. M. 2001. Taxonomy and systematics of Trichomycetes-past, present and future. In: Trichomycetes and other fungal groups. J.K. Misra and B.W. Horn, eds. Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA, pp. 27-37
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Oral presentations:

1. Ferrington & Lichtwardt, 1996, N.A. Benthol. Soc. Relationship among Trichomycetes and their Chironomidae hosts.

2. Slaymaker, Ferrington & Lichtwardt, 1997, N.A. Benthol. Soc. Trichomycetes and their Chironomidae hosts.

3. Ferrington, Lichtwardt & Hayford, 1997, 13th Symposium on Chironomidae, Freiburg, Germany. Smittium gravimetallum (Trichomycetes: Harpellales), a new species of gut fungus from Dicrotendipes fumidus (Johannsen) (Diptera: Chironomidae) in a metal-polluted stream.

4. Lichtwardt, 1998, Mycol. Soc. Amer. Unusual distributions of certain genera and species of Harpellales (Trichomycetes) that at this time appear to defy biogeographical explanation.

5. White, Lichtwardt & Misra, 1998, Mycol. Soc. Amer. Fungi associated with passalid beetles and their mites.

6. Lichtwardt, 1998, 1a Jornada de Conferencias Sobre Manejo de Plagas, Tucumán, Argentina. Trichomycetes, hongos asociados a artrópodos. Aspectos sobre taxonomía, biología, y biogeografía.

7. Slaymaker, Ferrington & Lichtwardt, 1999, N.A. Benthol. Soc.

8. Cafaro, 1999, III Congreso Latinoamericano de Micología, Caracas, Venezuela. Trichomycetes en Latinoamérica.

<>9. Cafaro, M. J. 2003. Eccrinales (Trichomycetes) are not fungi, but a novel clade of the class Mesomycetozoea, in the early divergence of animals and fungi. (Abstract). Inoculum 54: 14.

10. Cafaro, M.J., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2005. Unveiling cryptic relationships of the Eccrinales. Abstract in Inoculum 56: 11.

11. Lichtwardt, R. 2002. Biogeographical implications of trichomycete distributions. (Abstract). IMC7 Book of Abstracts, p. 48
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Poster presentations at national and international meetings:

1. Cafaro, 1999, XVI Intern. Bot. Congress, St. Louis. Gut fungi of isopods, the genus Palavascia.

2. White, 1999, XVI Intern. Bot. Congress, St. Louis. Basidiobolum fimbriatum: first documentation since 1861?

3. White, Cafaro & Lichtwardt, 1999, Intern. Bot. Congress, St. Louis. Trekking for trichos: a survey of Trichomycetes in Puerto Rico.

4. Gottlieb, 1999, Intern. Bot. Congress, St. Louis. Variation in the ITS of culturable Trichomycetes.

5. Colbo, White & Lichtwardt, 2000, Blackflies in the New Millennium, St. Catherines, Canada. A fungal pathogen rediscovered in black flies from Canada.

6. White, Lichtwardt & Colbo, 2000, Mycol. Soc. Amer. Rediscovery of a fungal pathogen of black flies in Canada.

7. Lichtwardt, Cafaro & White. 2000, PEET III, Smithsonian Institute. Toward a new monograph of the Trichomycetes, fungal associates of arthropods.

8. Cafaro, 2000, Mycol. Soc. Amer. Relationship of the Eccrinales to other Trichomycetes.

9. White, M. M. 2001. Exploring the relationships of gut fungi (Harpellales) using ribosomal DNA. (Abstract) Inoculum 52: 65

10. White, M.M. 2002b. Progress toward a rDNA based phylogeny of the Harpellales. (Abstract). IMC7 Book of Abstracts, p. 48..

11. White, M. M., Cafaro, M. J., and Lichtwardt, R. W. 1999. Trekking for trichos: a survey of Trichomycetes in Puerto Rico. XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, Missouri, Abstract #2123.

12. White, M.M., and Lichtwardt, R.W. 2005. Phylogeny of insect-associated gut fungi with emphasis on the Harpellales. Abstract in Inoculum 56: 63


Invited seminars at universities or institutions:

1. Lichtwardt, 1995, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada, Research with guts: intimate fungus-arthropod associations.

2. Lichtwardt, 1996, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Bariloche, Argentina, Trichomycetes, hongos asociados a artrópodos: su biología, biogeografía y co-evolución con sus hospedantes.

3. Lichtwardt, 1996, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, Trichomycetes, hongos asociados a artrópodos: su biología, biogeografía y co-evolución con sus hospedantes.

4. Lichtwardt, 1996, Universidad de La Plata, Argentina, Trichomycetes, hongos asociados a artrópodos: su biología, biogeografía y co-evolución con sus hospedantes.

5. Lichtwardt, 1997, University of Georgia, Trichomycetes: fungi adapted to life in arthropod guts.

6. Slaymaker, 1997, University of Kansas, Gut-dwelling Trichomycetes (fungi) in various arthropods, with a special emphasis on aquatic insects.

7. Slaymaker, 1998, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Resources, Christchurch, New Zealand, Gut-dwelling fungi (Trichomycetes) that are associated with aquatic hosts, with an emphasis on chironomids.

8. Lichtwardt, 1998, Clemson University, Biology of fungi that live in aquatic insect guts (Trichomycetes: Harpellales).

9. Lichtwardt, 1998, Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, Argentina, Trichomycetes, hongos asociados a artrópodos. Aspectos sobre taxonomía, biología, y biogeografía.

10. White, 1998, University of Kansas, "Trichs" of the trade, or research with Trichomycetes.

11. Lichtwardt, 2000, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Trichomycetes: fungos simbiontes de insetos e outros artrópodes.

12. Cafaro, M. J. 2002. Systematics of non-culturable orders of Trichomycetes based on molecular markers. (Abstract). IMC7 Book of Abstracts, p. 48-49.


Dissertations

White, M.M. 2002a. Taxonomic and molecular systematic studies of the Harpellales (Trichomycetes) toward understanding the diversity, evolution and dispersal of gut fungi. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kansas. 172 p.

Cafaro, M. J. 2003. Systematics of the Trichomycetes as an ecological group with emphasis on the phylogeny of Eccrinales and Asellariales based on rDNA sequences. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kansas. 196 p.


Updated 11 September 2006.