EPPO Global Database

Neocallimastix frontalis(NEOKFR)

Last modification: 2012-03-05

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NEOKFR
  • Preferred name: Neocallimastix frontalis
  • Authority: (Braune) Heath


A representative of a recently discovered group of primitive chytrid-like fungi, which live in the stomach of ruminants and make an important contribution to the digestion of plant fibres.