Image Number: 1316020

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Symptoms
Description:
Left to right: A live, noninfected wax moth larva, a wax moth larva infected by Heterorhabditis bacteriophora nematodes, and an infected cadaver coated with a patented mix of starch and clay.
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Museum

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromodorea
Order: Rhabditida
Infraorder: Rhabditomorpha
Superfamily: Strongyloidea
Family: Heterorhabditidae
Genus: Heterorhabditis
Subject: Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar, 1975

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Pyraloidea
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Galleriinae
Tribe: Galleriini
Genus: Galleria
Subject: Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus)
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Image uploaded:
Monday, March 3, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006