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Table 1 Details of the tested Beauveria bassiana isolates against Anopheles coluzzii , including information from which host insect it was isolated, geographic origins and morphological characteristics

From: Natural variation in virulence of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana against malaria mosquitoes

Isolate1 Host insect Geographic origins Size (μm) (±SEM) Growth (mm/day) (±SEM) Sporulation (x 106conidia/cm2) (±SEM)
ARSEF 220   Commonwealth of Independent States 2.57 (±0.02) 2.22 (±0.01) 3.42 (±1.79)
ARSEF 502 Lepidoptera; Pyralidae; Ostrinia nubilalis China 2.75 (±0.03) 2.38 (±0.01) 9.75 (±0.32)
ARSEF 714 Homoptera; Delphacidae; Nilaparvata lugens China: Wuhan, Hupei 2.34 (±0.00) 2.54 (±0.07) 14.69 (±2.00)
ARSEF 721 Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae; Diabrotica sp. Colombia: Cali, Valle del Cauca 2.45 (±0.03) 2.14 (±0.02) 4.75 (±1.63)
ARSEF 1149 Lepidoptera; Noctuidae; Helicoverpa armigera Spain: Córdoba 2.47 (±0.02) 2.36 (±0.05) 16.52 (±1.07)
ARSEF 1514 Diptera; Muscidae; Musca autumnalis France: Le Trait, Seine-Maritime 2.52 (±0.03) 1.85 (±0.03) 1.51 (±0.36)
ARSEF 1520 Hemiptera; Miridae; Lygus sp. France: Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales 2.45 (±0.01) 2.41 (±0.02) 6.83 (±0.36)
ARSEF 1816 Coleoptera; Curculionidae; Sitona discoideus Morocco: Hauteban 2.49 (±0.02) 2.45 (±0.01) 31.72 (±9.84)
ARSEF 2075 Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae; Ceratoma arcuata Brazil: Ribeira do Pombal, Bahia 2.55 (±0.01) 2.45 (±0.03) 9.37 (±2.12)
ARSEF 2427 Homoptera; Delphacidae; Nilaparvata lugens Indonesia: Cikampek, Java Barat, Java 2.40 (±0.01) 2.60 (±0.02) 24.64 (±4.28)
ARSEF 2571 Lepidoptera; Lymantriidae; Lymantria dispar USA: Delaware 2.39 (±0.02) 2.23 (±0.08) 13.46 (±1.93)
ARSEF 2597 Lepidoptera; Hyblaeidae; Hyblaea puer India 2.37 (±0.01) 2.26 (±0.01) 3.02 (±0.31)
ARSEF 2861 Homoptera; Aphididae; Diuraphis noxia USA: Parma, Idaho 2.38 (±0.01) 2.19 (±0.05) 4.16 (±1.09)
ARSEF 4135 Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae; Adoryphorus coulonii Australia: Newtown, Tasmania 2.47 (±0.01) 2.30 (±0.05) 1.97 (±0.62)
ARSEF 4305 Soil Australia: Epping Forest, Tasmania 2.43 (±0.02) 2.46 (±0.09) 14.74 (±1.78)
ARSEF 4396 Soil Japan: Sapporo, Hokkaido 2.37 (±0.02) 2.71 (±0.02) 23.11 (±0.54)
ARSEF 4672 Lepidoptera; Hepialidae; Oncopera intricata Australia: Plenty, Tasmania 2.23 (±0.01) 2.08 (±0.02) 1.08 (±0.08)
ARSEF 5078 Lepidoptera; Pyralidae; Galleria mellonella USA: Grayland, Washington 2.41 (±0.03) 2.34 (±0.07) 2.83 (±0.44)
ARSEF 5641 Orthoptera; Acrididae; Schistocerca gregaria Ethiopia: Eritrea, Shelsela 2.20 (±0.01) 2.27 (±0.03) 3.03 (±0.96)
ARSEF 5642 Orthoptera; Acrididae; Schistocerca gregaria Ethiopia: Eritrea, Shelsela 2.20 (±0.02) 2.16 (±0.03) 5.08 (±0.68)
ARSEF 5769 Homoptera; Adelgidae; Adelges tsugae USA: Lovingston, Virginia 2.23 (±0.01) 1.79 (±0.05) 24.82 (±5.89)
ARSEF 6686 Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae Ethiopia: Tikur Inchini, Western Shoa 2.46 (±0.01) 2.04 (±0.03) 4.83 (±1.26)
ARSEF 6907 Isoptera; Rhinotermitidae; Coptotermes formosanus USA: Lake Charles, Louisiana 1.95 (±0.01) 2.45 (±0.05) 10.29 (±1.51)
ARSEF 8028 Hemiptera: Anthocoridae, Anthocoris nemorum Denmark: Bakkegården, Copenhagen, Tåstrup, Zealand 2.26 (±0.01) 1.77 (±0.03) 0.74 (±0.08)
ARSEF 8034 Lepidoptera; Pyralidae; Galleria mellonella Denmark: Bakkegården, Copenhagen, Tåstrup, Zealand 2.62 (±0.05) 1.77 (±0.06) 0.97 (±0.28)
ARSEF 8414 Coleoptera; Cerambycidae, Anoplophora glabripennis China: Wuhe, Anhui 2.28 (±0.02) 2.27 (±0.10) 8.78 (±0.82)
ARSEF 8854 Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae. Rhopaea magnicornis Australia: Condong, New South Wales 2.48 (±0.03) 2.86 (±0.07) 13.44 (±3.37)
ARSEF 9595 Hymenoptera; Apoidea China: Guizhou Province 2.55 (±0.02) 1.65 (±0.10) 0.35 (±0.07)
IMI 391510 Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae USA 2.34 (±0.01) 2.37 (±0.07) 6.82 (±0.84)
  1. 1ARSEF: USDA-ARS Collection of Entomopathogenic Fungal Cultures, USA. IMI: CABI Bioscience, UK.