Using the fungus Entomophthora muscae (chon) Fresenius to eliminate some larval roles of Musca domestica

  • Walaa Yas Lahmood Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq.


   Studied effect serial concentrations from spores filtrate of fungus Entomophthora muscae on some larval roles of musca domestica in laboratory. Results  were made clear that the insect roles are sensitive to fungus, and treated the food larva of musca domestica and sprinkle it by concentration 2.8×106 , 2.8×107, 2.8×108 (spore/ml) has led to get rates of destruction of cumulative faculty certified on the concentration and time its magnitude 16.60 , 47.67, 53.30 % respectively , also recorded some phenotypic distortion infected dead larva represent by contraction and blackening body. The treatment of pupael by sprinkling  the previous fungus concentration recorded rate of destruction of accumulative faculty its magnitude 13.33, 26.67, 33.33% respectively, also the rates emergence of adults ranged between 66.67 – 86.67 % in comparison with rates of emergence of adults in control treatment 96.67% The results are  made clear that adults treatment by sprinkle with last concentration from fungus spore filtrate  recorded rates of distraction its magnitude 46.61, 56.67, 70%  respectively after one week from treatment .


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LAHMOOD, Walaa Yas. Using the fungus Entomophthora muscae (chon) Fresenius to eliminate some larval roles of Musca domestica. AL-Qadisiyah Journal of Veterinary Medicine Sciences, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 1, p. 142-147, nov. 2017. ISSN 2313-4429. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 mar. 2018. doi: