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Table 1 Median Lethal Time (LT50)1 ± Standard Error (SE) in days computed for samples of forty 6-8 day old females of A. aegypti after exposure for 48 hours to a filter paper impregnated with 6 × 108 conidia ml -1 of each one of eight isolates of B. bassiana collected from various localities in Mexico

From: Transmission of Beauveria bassiana from male to female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Isolate1 LT50 ± SE Host/Source Locality and State
Bb-CBG1 5.03 ± 0.69 Soil Texcoco, México.
Bb-CBG2 2.70 ± 0.29* Coleoptera (Aphodius sp.) Zuazua, Nuevo León
Bb-CBG3 3.20 ± 0.42 Soil Marín, Nuevo León
Bb-CBG4 5.33 ± 0.53* Soil Metztitlan, Hidalgo
Bb-CBG5 4.06 ± 0.46 Soil Marín, Nuevo León
Bb-CBG6 3.30 ± 0.47 Soil Cuernavaca, Morelos
Bb-CBG7 3.46 ± 0.47 Soil La Ceiba, Puebla
Bb-CBG8 3.60 ± 0.51 Soil Chapingo, México.
Control 14.26 ± 0.43   
  1. 1 Significance within the same column, χ2 = 194.85, df = 8, p < 0.0001.
  2. *Isolates with the highest and lowest virulence.