1. Collection
Registered Number 973
Acronym CEP
Full Name Entomopathogenic Fungal Culture Collection of Argentina
Institution CEPAVE Center for Parasitological and vector studies
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Claudia Lopez Lastra
Postal Address Boulevard 120 s/n entre 61 y 62,La Plata,Buenos Aires,1900
Country Argentina
Telephone 1 (54) 221-4232140 interno 47
Fax 1 ( 54) 221-4232327
E-mail 1 claudia@cepave.edu.ar
E-mail 2 claudiacll58@hotmail.com
Homepage http://www.cepave.edu.ar 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor university of La Plata
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Claudia Lopez lastra
Curator Prof. Claudia Lopez Lastra (insect mycologist)
Number of Staff Mycology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(fungi)
mineral oil(entomopathogenic fungi)
paper(entomopathogenic fungi)
distilled water(entomopathogenic fungi)
Control of the culture twice a year microscopical observations / viability tests
Deposit ARSEF/(U.S.A.)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadARSEF(U.S.A.)
the research institution abroadARSEF(U.S.A.)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 550 540
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Universities, academic institutions, other collections
exchange with ARSEF Culture Collection
fee for US$ 25
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(entomopahtogenic and symbionts arthoropods fairly insects fungi)
Identification(entomopathogenic fungi)
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service for development of biological insecticides ,
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2010-09-01
Date of Reply 2015-08-04