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- Davis, Andrew K., et al. Show all 2 Author
- The Coleopterists' bulletin 2015 v.69 no.4 pp. 744-750
- Nematoda; Odontotaenius disjunctus; captive animals; digestive system; frass; gender; hemocoel; host range; hosts; insects; microorganisms; parasites; parasitism; physical activity; researchers; United States
- ... Parasites are ubiquitous among insects and well-studied, but knowledge of their full range of host effects is not complete, especially concerning their impact on physical performance of hosts. The horned passalus beetle, Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger), in the USA is frequently parasitized by Chondronema passali Leidy, a nematode that can number in the thousands within the hemocoel. We performe ...