Observation 34699: Gibellula Cavara

When: 2010-03-10

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

Specimen available

This was found fruiting from a spider in the genus Moneta, I have included an image of an unaffected spider from this genus.

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Unaffected host Spider.

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I dunno
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2018-09-05 11:35:34 EDT (-0400)

but I do love the term “taxo train wreck!” ;)

Taxonomic trainwreck!
By: PinkNightmares
2018-09-05 10:08:54 EDT (-0400)

It appears that G. leiopus has been deprecated in favor of Torrubiella arachnophila var. leiopus – so where does what used to be called G. pulchra fit in???

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-10-03 21:32:51 EDT (-0400)

how did you arrive at G. pulchra over G. leiopus, or any other name for that matter?

By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-03-10 21:03:07 EST (-0500)
wow! that’s gotta hurt!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-10 10:40:33 EST (-0500)

and that spider is straying into the realm of sci-fi!

Created: 2010-03-09 23:51:23 EST (-0500)
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