In vivo and in vitro development of the protist Helicosporidium sp.

  title={In vivo and in vitro development of the protist Helicosporidium sp.},
  author={Drion Garth Boucias and James John Becnel and Susan E White and Matthew Bott},
  journal={The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology},
  volume={48 4},
We describe the discovery and developmental features of a Helicosporidium sp. isolated from the black fly Simulium jonesi. Morphologically, the helicosporidia are characterized by a distinct cyst stage that encloses three ovoid cells and a single elongate filamentous cell. Bioassays have demonstrated that the cysts of this isolate infect various insect species, including the lepidopterans, Helicoverpa zea, Galleria mellonella, and Manduca sexta, and the dipterans, Musca domestica, Aedes… CONTINUE READING


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