Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Verticillium lecanii

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3970

This insect pathogen, which has long been known to be especially heterogeneous, has been reassigned to the genus Lecanicillium and divided into several species. Different strains and species of this group affect scale insects, whiteflies and aphids.


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