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dc.contributor.authorThaochan, Narit
dc.contributor.authorDrew, Dick
dc.contributor.authorChinajariyawong, Anuchit
dc.contributor.authorSunpapao, Anurag
dc.contributor.authorPornsuriya, Chaninun
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-26T02:28:19Z
dc.date.available2017-05-26T02:28:19Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn0125-3395
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/101768
dc.description.abstractThe community structure of the alimentary tract bacteria of two Australian fruit fly species, Bactrocera cacuminata (Hering) and Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt), was studied using a molecular cloning method based on the 16S rRNA gene. Differences in the bacterial community structure were shown between the crops and midguts of the two species and sexes of each species. Proteobacteria was the dominant bacterial phylum in the flies, especially bacteria in the order Gammaproteobacteria which was prominent in all clones. The total bacterial community consisted of Proteobacteria (more than 75% of clones), except in the crop of B. cacuminata where more than 50% of clones belonged to Firmicutes. Firmicutes gave the number of the secondary community structure in the fly’s gut. Four orders, Alpha-, Beta-, Delta- and Gammaproteobacteria and the phyla Firmicutes and Actinobacteria were found in both fruit fly species, while the order Epsilonproteobacteria and the phylum Bacteroidetes were found only in B. tryoni. Two phyla, Actinobacteria and Bacteroidetes, were rare and less frequent in the flies. There was a greater diversity of bacteria in the crop of the two fruit fly species than in the midgut. The midgut of B. tryoni females and the midgut of B. cacuminata males had the lowest bacterial diversity.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherPrince of Songkla University
dc.publisher.urihttp://rdo.psu.ac.th/sjstweb/Volume.php?gVol=37-6
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom617
dc.relation.ispartofpageto624
dc.relation.ispartofissue6
dc.relation.ispartofjournalSongklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology
dc.relation.ispartofvolume37
dc.subject.fieldofresearchZoology not elsewhere classified
dc.subject.fieldofresearchAnalytical Chemistry
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode060899
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0301
dc.titleGut bacterial community structure of two Australian tropical fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae)
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
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gro.griffith.authorDrew, Dick A.


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