Sick flies need your help

Stewart Berlocher qms1.life.uiuc.edu
Thu Sep 14 23:09:51 EST 1995


In article <Pine.SV4.3.91.950914100425.7192A-100000 at uhunix2>,
hampton at hawaii.edu (Hampton Carson) wrote:

> Richard:
> In DIS 31, page 170, 1957, Wolfson, Stalker and I published a note on an 
> infection of Drosophila stocks that sounds a little like what you are 
> experiencing. It turned out to be a microsporidian protozoan parasite; as 
> I recall it was referred by a protozoologist at Illinois (name not 
> recalled by me) as a species of Nosema.  We got rid of it by isolating all 


The insect pathologist may have been Joe Maddox, Center for Economic
Entomology, Illinois Natural History Survey, (217) 244-5115,
j-maddox at uiuc.edu.



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