Diversity of Bacterial Biota in Capnodis tenebrionis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Larvae
AbstractThe bacterial biota in larvae of Capnodis tenebrionis, a serious pest of cultivated stone-fruit trees in the West Palearctic, was revealed for the first time using the MiSeq platform. The core bacterial community remained the same in neonates whether upon hatching or grown on peach plants or an artificial diet, suggesting that C. tenebrionis larvae acquire much of their bacterial biome from the parent adult. Reads affiliated with class levels Gammaproteobacteria and Alphaproteobacteria (phylum Proteobacteria ca. 86%), and Actinobacteria (ca. 14%) were highly abundant. Most diverse reads belong to the families Xanthomonadaceae (50%), Methylobacteriaceae (20%), Hyphomicrobiaceae (9%), Micrococcaceae (7%) and Geodermatophilaceae (4.5%). About two-thirds of the reads are affiliated with the genera Lysobacter, Microvirga, Methylobacterium, and Arthrobacter, which encompass species displaying cellulolytic and lipolytic activities. This study provides a foundation for future studies to elucidate the roles of bacterial biota in C. tenebrionis. View Full-Text
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Barak, H.; Kumar, P.; Zaritsky, A.; Mendel, Z.; Ment, D.; Kushmaro, A.; Ben-Dov, E. Diversity of Bacterial Biota in Capnodis tenebrionis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Larvae. Pathogens 2019, 8, 4.
Barak H, Kumar P, Zaritsky A, Mendel Z, Ment D, Kushmaro A, Ben-Dov E. Diversity of Bacterial Biota in Capnodis tenebrionis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Larvae. Pathogens. 2019; 8(1):4.Chicago/Turabian Style
Barak, Hana; Kumar, Pradeep; Zaritsky, Arieh; Mendel, Zvi; Ment, Dana; Kushmaro, Ariel; Ben-Dov, Eitan. 2019. "Diversity of Bacterial Biota in Capnodis tenebrionis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Larvae." Pathogens 8, no. 1: 4.
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