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Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp 599–601 | Cite as

Pseudomonas aeruginosa cause epidemic disease in the milkweed bug,Oncopeltus fasciatus dallas (Insecta, Heteroptera)

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Summary

Pseudomonas aeruginosa was recognized as the causative organism of an epidemic disease occurring in a laboratory breed ofOncopeltus fasciatus. The infection probably occurs peroral and is favoured by high temperature and humidity.Pseudomonas aeruginosa destroys the fat body of the bug.

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Pseudomonas Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Causative Organism Epidemic Disease Laboratory Breed 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Dorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Zoologie der Universität MainzMainzGerman Federal Republic, BRD

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