Hypocreales (entomopathogens)

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cockroach killed by M. anisopliae
Authors: Chengshu Wang and Yuxian Xia
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Hypocreales (entomopathogens)

This is a large and important group of fungi, defined mainly by their DNA structure. It contains also important groups of entomopathogens used for the biological control of insect pests.

This page deals only with species causing diseases of insect pests, for other groups see:

The following genera and individual species of entomopathogens are currently entered in the system: