, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 391–394 | Cite as

Emericella omanensis, a new species from Oman soil

  • Yoshikazu Horie
  • Shun-ichi Udagawa
Original Papers


A new species ofEmericella isolated from forest soil in the Oman,E. omanensis, is described and illustrated. It differs from the other known species of the genus in having bivalvate ascospores with a tuberculate or verruculose convex wall. The new species is compared with the closely related speciesE. desertorum andE. echinulata.

Key Words

Aspergillus omanensis Aspergillus sectionNidulantes Emericella omanensis Oman soil fungus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshikazu Horie
    • 1
  • Shun-ichi Udagawa
    • 2
  1. 1.Natural History Museum and InstituteChiba-shi, ChibaJapan
  2. 2.Nodai Research InstituteTokyo University of AgricultureTokyoJapan

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