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n. pl.1.(Zool.) a group of hymenopterous insects whose larvæ feed parasitically upon living insects. See Ichneumon, 2.
2.A group of marsupials which are partly insectivorous, as the opossum.
3.A group of edentates, including the ant-eaters.
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In this paper for the first time we summarized both the existing literature data and our own findings on the occurrence of the infections caused by the fungus Entomophaga grylli (Fresenius) A.
After few decades of research on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), new novel bacterial species are being discovered and developed into new products especially derived from Brevibacillus laterosporus, Chromobacterium subtsugae and Yersinia entomophaga (Ruiu et al.
anisopliae by RAPD showed genetic variability among different isolates and at least three primers were able to distinguish different entomopathogenic fungi the results somewhat agree with that of the previous effort which reports that RAPD markers were capable to locate a large quantity of genetic differentiation between the strains of Entomophaga grylii and M.
The fungus Entomophaga maimaiga does not appear to be transported on egg masses (Yerger and Rossiter 1996).
They will also monitor the spread of the moths archenemy, the fungus Entomophaga maimaiga.
The fungus, Entomophaga maimaiga, killed 50 percent of the gypsy moth caterpillars in several areas in 1990.
Boyce Thompson Institute research associate Ann Hajek has been studying the effects of the Japanese gypsy-moth fungus Entomophaga maimaiga.
In the other corner is Entomophaga maimaiga, a Japanese fungus whose spores invade the skin of gypsy moth caterpillars and eat the bugs from the inside out.
Entomophaga grylli pathotype 1, entomopathogen, host-pathogen interaction, epizootic, grasshopper, Camnula pellucida, developmental stage
Last summer, the fungus Entomophaga maimaiga, which efficiently checks gypsy moths in its native Japan, unexpectedly proliferated in the northeastern United States.
En la Argentina ha sido registrada previamente la presencia de Entomophthorales tales como Erynia gammae (=Pandora gammae) en larvas de Rachiplusia nu sobre cultivo de girasol en Necochea, provincia de Buenos Aires (Fresa 1979) sin presentar medidas de estructuras y Entomophaga grylli en adultos de Dichroplus sp en las localidades de General Villegas (Fresa 1971) y de Villa Sauri (partido de Adolfo Alsina) (Lange 1996).
Entomophaga grylli (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) es un patogeno obligado de acridios, causante de epizootias que pueden tener efecto significativo en la regulacion natural de las poblaciones (Goettel et al.