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Table 2 Natural infection rate of Mattesia sp. in both sexes of Laemophlaeus turcicus adults

From: Morphological characteristics of local entomopathogenic protozoan strains isolated from insect cadavers of certain stored-grain pests in Egypt

Adult beetle sexNo. of examined beetles and Mattesia—natural infection rate (%)
Laemophloeus turcicus Female145/160 (90.63)
Laemophloeus turcicus male131/144 (90.97)