The Ascomycota form sexual fruiting bodies (ascocarps) containing asci and ascospores. It is a large group containing many plant pathogenic species but also important groups of entomopathogens, e.g. in the order Hypocreales.
This page deals only with species causing diseases of insect pests, for other groups see:
- Ascomycota (plant pathogens)
- Ascomycota (beneficial antagonists to plant diseases)
- Ascomycota (beneficial pathogens of weeds)
The following groups causing diseases of insect pests are included in the system: