The strepsipteran endoparasite Xenos vesparum alters the immunocompetence of its host, the paper wasp Polistes dominulus

Fabio Manfredini, Daniela Benati, Laura Beani

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Insect Physiology
Volume56
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

Keywords

  • Polistes dominulus
  • Endoparasite
  • Hemocyte counts
  • Phagocytosis
  • Antibacterial response
  • IMMUNE-RESPONSE
  • DROSOPHILA-MELANOGASTER
  • PARASITE STREPSIPTERA
  • LEPTOPILINA-BOULARDI
  • EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY
  • LARVAE
  • HEMOCYTES
  • HYMENOPTERA
  • PREVALENCE
  • STRATEGIES

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