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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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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., 2013).
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.
Lebeck, "A review of the hymenopterous natural enemies of cockroaches with emphasis on biological control," Entomophaga, vol.
Monserrat, "Aphidophagous predator diagnosis: key to genera of European chrysopid larvae (Neur.: Chrysopidae)," Entomophaga, vol.
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.
Boyce Thompson Institute research associate Ann Hajek has been studying the effects of the Japanese gypsy-moth fungus Entomophaga maimaiga.
Entomophaga grylli pathotype 1, entomopathogen, host-pathogen interaction, epizootic, grasshopper, Camnula pellucida, developmental stage
Singh, "First record of the entomopathogenic fungus Entomophaga aulicae on the Bihar hairy caterpillar Spilarctia obliqua in Manipur, India," Phytoparasitica, vol.