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Noun1.Entomophthora - type genus of the Entomophthoraceae; fungi parasitic on insects
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Entomophthoraceae, family Entomophthoraceae - mostly parasitic lower fungi that typically develop in the bodies of insects
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Entre los generos mas importantes se encuentran Metarhizium, Beauveria, Aschersonia, Entomophthora, Zoophthora, Erynia, Hirsutella, Paecilomyces (= Isaria) y Verticillium (=Lecanicillium) (Lopez y Hans Borjes, 2001), aunque solo un numero reducido de ellos, incluyendo a Entomophtorales e Hyphomycetes, ha sido bien estudiado (Qazi y Khachatourians, 2008).
Co-infection in the field is not commonly reported; however, co-infection by Entomophthora aulicae and Paecilomyces canadensis was reported for Lymantria dispar in field observations of epizootic disease in a gypsy moth population in Japan (18).
First record on epizootics of Entomophthora grylli on grasshopper in Indian subcontinent: pathogenicity and biocontrol potential on Oxya velox.
Second case of rhinoentomophthoromycosis caused by Entomophthora coronata observed in Republic of Zaire [in French].
Three species of Entomophthorales entomopathogenic fungi (Zygomycotina: Zygomycetes) have been identified from insects in agricultural crops (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina): Zoophthora radicans Batko (Brefeld); Entomophthora planchoniana Cornu and Pandora gammae (Weiser) Humber.