List of natural fungal pathogens infecting bark beetles and lepidopteran forest pests from Bulgaria

  • Daniela Pilarska
  • Danail Takov
  • Danail Doychev
Keywords: entomopathogenic fungi; bark beetles; lepidopteran pests

Abstract

Information about fungal infections detected in different bark beetles and lepidopteran forest pests in Bulgaria is presented. Eighteen species of entomopathogenic fungal species and numerous isolates of orders Hypocreales, Eurotiales и Entomophthorales have been reported from 12 bark beetles and 10 moths within a sixty years period. The results from conducted laboratory and field bioassays with several isolates of entomopathogenic fungi against bark beetles and the gypsy moth were summarized.

Published
2021-04-16
How to Cite
Pilarska, D., Takov, D., & Doychev, D. (2021). List of natural fungal pathogens infecting bark beetles and lepidopteran forest pests from Bulgaria. Annual of Natural Sciences Department, 5, 88-99. https://doi.org/10.33919/ansd.19.1.10