Multiple Novel Yeast Species Detected in the Gut of Green Lacewing in Japan

The diversity of yeast species isolated from the gut of green lacewing was investigated for the first time in Japan. The results showed that yeasts were detected in a wider range of insects belonging to the Chrysopidae family than that known previously and that they mainly consisted of three undescribed species.

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DEGAWA Yousuke (degawa[at]
Institute of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba