Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 16, 2009
Publication Date: March 21, 2011
Citation: Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Peterozyma Kurtzman & Robnett (2010). In: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T., editors. The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. Volume 2, 5th edition. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 677-680. Technical Abstract: The chapter describes the ascomycete yeast genus Peterozyma and is to be published in "The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 5th edition." The genus Peterozyma is newly described and was derived from the genus Pichia following a multigene phylogenetic analysis. At present, there are two known species, both commonly found associated with wood boring insects. Both species are widely distributed in the U.S. and Canada.