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Comparative impairing effects of selected arthropod venoms on the main body metabolites of Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

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Mohammad Tanani , Karem Ghoneim , Khalid Hamadah , and Dyaa Emam
ยป doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.3.3.2021.64-79


The greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) is widely distributed in the world. It is the most destructive pest of honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae), throughout the world. The present study was conducted to estimate the disturbance of main body metabolites in the tissues of 5th and 7th instar larvae, as well as early-, mid- and late-aged pupae of G. mellonella, by certain arthropod venoms

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