EPPO Global Database

Nosema bombycis(NOSMBO)

Last modification: 2014-02-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NOSMBO
  • Preferred name: Nosema bombycis
  • Authority: Nägeli


An intracellular parasite of silkworms, causing pébrine disease. The first microsporidian to be described.  Pasteur developed a method of control.

Common names
Name Language
pébrine du ver à soie French