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Table 1 Distribution and diversity of Apterostigma Escovopsis infections.

From: Complex host-pathogen coevolution in the Apterostigma fungus-growing ant-microbe symbiosis

Cultivar Clade # colonies successfully sampled for symbiotic microbes # colonies infected with Escovopsis # colonies infected with... # colonies infected with multiple Escovopsis types
    brown Escovopsis yellow Escovopsis white Escovopsis pink Escovopsis  
G2 350 185 (52%) 141 642 17 0 351
G3 55 6 (11%) 0 12 0 5 0
G4 6 4 (67%) 4 0 0 0 0
  1. Escovopsis types are identified here according to spore-color. 1 For the G2-cultivar colonies, the number of infections based on spore-color exceeds the number of total infections because many colonies were infected with two or three Escovopsis types. 2 Though sharing a similar spore-color, the G2-attacking and G3-attacking yellow Escovopsis have distinct micromorphologies (Currie, unpublished).