Original paper

Dictyostelids from Heilongjiang Province, China

Liu, Pu; Li, Yu


Three species of dictyostelid cellular slime molds (dictyostelids) were isolated from soil samples collected from Heilongjiang Province, in China. Dictyostelium arabicum and Polysphondylium album are two new records for China, while D. sphaerocephalum is a new record of Heilongjiang Province and the second time this species has been isolated in China. Descriptions and illustrations, based on those isolates, are provided herein.


cellular slime moldsdictyosteliumpolysphondyliumtaxonomy