Entomophthora


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Entomophthora

(en'tō-mof'thōr-ă),
A fungal genus reclassified as Conidiobolus.

Co·nid·i·o·bo·lus

(kō-nid'ē-ŏb'ō-lŭs)
A fungal genus in the family Entomophthoraceae, widely distributed in soil and among plants, insects, and amphibians. C. coronatus causes conidiobolomycosis, a chronic granulomatous disease of submucosal and subcutaneous tissues. Formerly Entomopthora and E. coronata.

Entomophthora

a genus of phycomycetous fungi. See swamp cancer and conidioboluscoronatus.
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Evaluation of two methods for release of Entomophthora muscae (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) to infect house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on dairy farms.
Behavioral effects of the entomo-pathogenic fungus, Entomophthora muscae, on its host Musca domestica: postural changes in dying hosts and gated pattern of mortality.