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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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Abstract

LANGE, Carlos E.. Presence of Malameba locustae (Protozoa: Rhizopoda) in grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) of Misiones province, Argentina. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2004, vol.63, n.1-2, pp.55-57. ISSN 0373-5680.

Individuals of the grasshopper Ronderosia bergi (Stal) collected in the surroundings of Iguazú National Park, Misiones, were found to be parasitized by the pathogenic amoeba Malameba locustae King & Taylor. The finding constitutes the second record of M. locustae for southamerican grasshoppers.

Keywords : Malameba locustae; Ronderosia bergi; Acridio; Ameba; Misiones; Argentina.

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