Ultrastructural study ofNosema acridophagus Henry (Microspora: Nosematidae) from a grasshopper

@article{Streett1993UltrastructuralSO,
  title={Ultrastructural study ofNosema acridophagus Henry (Microspora: Nosematidae) from a grasshopper},
  author={Douglas A. Streett and John E. Henry},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={79},
  pages={173-177}
}
Nosema acridophagus in the fat body of the grasshopperMelanoplus sanguinipes was investigated by electron microscopy. The stages observed were diplocaryotic throughout most of the life cycle and developed in direct contact with the host cytoplasm. The meront plasmalemma was covered by a layer of tubular elements that transversely encircled the parasite. These tubular elements were not evident when a homogeneous electron-dense exospore layer was deposited on the meront plasmalemma surface… 

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