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  • Investigating the lignocellulolytic gut microbiome of huhu grubs

    Payyakkal Viswam, Jayadev (University of Waikato, 2016)
    New Zealand’s endemic longhorned beetle (Prionoplus reticularis) larvae, huhu grub, are xylophagous and feed on a broad range of dead trees. Since insects are not believed to have the ability to fully degrade lignocellulose, ...