Steinernema siamkayai

Entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema siamkayai from Thailand by Ganpati Jagdale

An entomopathogenic nematode from Thailand:Nematode Information Based on the morphological and molecular studies, entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema siamkayai was reported as a new species from Thailand in 1998.


  1. Stock, S.P., Somsook, V. and Reid, A.P. 1998. Steinernema siamkayai n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), an entomopathogenic nematode from Thailand. Systematic Parasitology 41: 105-113.

Entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema siamkayai reported from India- Nematode information by Ganpati Jagdale

A warm-adapted entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema siamkayai Tiruchirappalli strain can cause 45-100% larval mortality of various insect species including Galleria mellonellaSpodoptera exiguaCeratitis capitataCydia splendana and Tenebrio molitor when tested under laboratory conditions at temperatures between 15- 37C (Raja et al., 2011).

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