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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 3418-3421
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.409


Natural enemies of Greater Wax Moth Galleria mellonella Linnaeus in Honey Bee Colonies
B.C. Hanumanthaswamy1* and D. Rajagopal2
1ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, UAHS, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India
2UAS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Among the different natural enemies recorded on Greater wax moth the hymenopteran larval parasitoid, Apanteles galleriae Wilkinson was considered as important species. During the course of investigation, one more species of hymenopteran parasitoid (Antrocephalus galleriae Subbarao), two species of ants (Solenopsis geminata Fab. and Camponotus compressus Fab.), one species each of ear wig (Euborellia stali Dohrn) and Spider (Theridion sp.), one each of fungal (Beauveria bassiana Bals) and viral (Densonucleosus virus) pathogens were recorded.


Keywords: Natural enemies, Greater wax moth, Honey bee colonies.
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Hanumanthaswamy, B.C. and Rajagopal, D. 2017. Natural enemies of Greater Wax Moth Galleria mellonella Linnaeus in Honey Bee Colonies.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 3418-3421. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.409