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Characterisation of a nucleopolyhedrovirus and Spiroplasma sp. bacterium associated with outbreaking populations of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis

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Characterisation of a nucleopolyhedrovirus and Spiroplasma sp. bacterium associated with outbreaking populations of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis. / Graham, Robert I.; Hartley, Laura; Wilson, Kenneth.

In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, Vol. 107, No. 1, 05.2011, p. 90-93.

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title = "Characterisation of a nucleopolyhedrovirus and Spiroplasma sp. bacterium associated with outbreaking populations of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis",
abstract = "A broad survey was undertaken to characterise microbes associated with larval outbreaks of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis in Cumbria, United Kingdom. A nucleopolyhedrovirus present in all sampled populations at <= 5% prevalence, was characterised via restriction fragment length polymorphism and partial sequencing the Polyhedrin, Lef-8 and Lef-9 genes; indicating a previously uncharacterised species most closely related to Agrotis ipsilon NPV. A survey of the host-associated bacterial community detected a species phylogenetically related to Spiroplasma sp., a male-killing phenotype previously isolated from Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, present at < 63% prevalence in larvae. The implications of these associated microbes for host population dynamics are discussed. (C) 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.",
author = "Graham, {Robert I.} and Laura Hartley and Kenneth Wilson",
year = "2011",
month = may,
doi = "10.1016/j.jip.2011.01.006",
language = "English",
volume = "107",
pages = "90--93",
journal = "Journal of Invertebrate Pathology",
issn = "0022-2011",
publisher = "ELSEVIER ACADEMIC PRESS INC",
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AB - A broad survey was undertaken to characterise microbes associated with larval outbreaks of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis in Cumbria, United Kingdom. A nucleopolyhedrovirus present in all sampled populations at <= 5% prevalence, was characterised via restriction fragment length polymorphism and partial sequencing the Polyhedrin, Lef-8 and Lef-9 genes; indicating a previously uncharacterised species most closely related to Agrotis ipsilon NPV. A survey of the host-associated bacterial community detected a species phylogenetically related to Spiroplasma sp., a male-killing phenotype previously isolated from Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, present at < 63% prevalence in larvae. The implications of these associated microbes for host population dynamics are discussed. (C) 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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