Ascogregarina culicis (entomopathogen)

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Ascogregarina culicis - left: mature gamont (bar = 8 μm), right: mature oocysts (bar = 14 μm) (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Mariana E. Dellapé, Gerardo A. Marti, María C. Tranchida and Juan J. García
Source: Entomología y Vectores (2005), vol. 13, p. 113

Ascogregarina culicis (entomopathogen) (Ross)

This eugregarine is found Asia and the Americas and infects mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. E.g. it is common in Aedes aegypti larvae and adults. The sporozoites are around 10 μm long with a tapered posterior end. For a description of its life cycle see the genus page for the Ascogregarina.