Figure 2. Scanning electron micrographs of adult females of Peregrinus maidis infected with Beauveria bassiana CEP189 and Metarhizium anisopliae CEP 160: (a-c) B. bassiana germ tubes (arrows) penetrating through the cuticle, Bar: 1.5 μm; 2.8 μm and 2 μm, respectively. (d) M. anisopliae germ tube (arrow) entering through the hair sockets situated on forewing venation, Bar: 3.3 μm. (e) Bacillus-like bacteria (arrows) associated with two globose B. bassiana conidia on cuticle surface, Bar: 1.7 μm. (f) Bacillus-like bacteria (arrows) associated with M. anisopliae conidium on cuticle surface, Bar: 1 μm.