A microsporidian pathogen of the predatory beetle Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Rhizophagidae).

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A new Microsporidium sp. infects Rhizophagus grandis Gyllenhall, a beetle which preys on the bark beetle Dendroctonus micans Kugellan in Turkey. Mature spores are single, uninucleate, oval in shape (3.75 +/- 0.27 microm in length by 2.47 +/- 0.13 microm in width), with a subapically fixed polar filament. The polar filament is anisofilar, coiled in 7-8… (More)

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@article{Yaman2010AMP, title={A microsporidian pathogen of the predatory beetle Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Rhizophagidae).}, author={Mustafa Yaman and Renate Radek and Jaroslav Weiser and Ciçek Aydin}, journal={Folia parasitologica}, year={2010}, volume={57 3}, pages={233-6} }