TitleFirst record of a Mermithidae (Nematoda) from the meloid beetle Meloe violaceus Marsham, 1802 (Coleoptera : Meloidae)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsLuckmann, J, Poinar, GO
JournalParasitology Research
Volume90
Pagination82-83
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0932-0113
Abstract

A new record of nematode parasitism of meloid beetles is reported and all earlier records are summarised. Rates of parasitism could be influenced by the toxic compound cantharidin that these beetles possess.

URL<Go to ISI>://WOS:000183189000012
DOI10.1007/s00436-002-0812-3