EPPO Global Database

Nosema ceranae(NOSMCE)

Last modification: 2014-02-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NOSMCE
  • Preferred name: Nosema ceranae
  • Authority: Fries, Feng, Feng, da Silva, Slemenda & Pieniazek


An intracellular parasite of honeybees, originally the Asiatic honey bee Apis cerana. Now found in honey bee colonies worldwide, and probably associated with \"colony collapse disorder\", together with a virus.