entomopathogenic nematode (Heterorhabditis bacteriophora ) on greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella ) - 1316020

entomopathogenic nematode
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar, 1975

Host: greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus))
Descriptor: 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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Image location: United States

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Name: Peggy Greb
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, March 03, 2003
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