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Lymantria dispar larva killed by Entomophaga maimaiga fungus

Lymantria dispar larva killed by Entomophaga maimaiga fungus

After infecting and killing a Lymantria dispar larva, the fungus Entomophaga maimaiga forms a type of spores known as conidia that appear as white granules on the caterpillar’s hairs (setae), as shown here. (Photo by Mark Guthmiller, originally published in Hajek et al 2021, Environmental Entomology)

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