Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki
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IdentityTop of page
Preferred Scientific Name
- Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki
Taxonomic TreeTop of page
- Domain: Bacteria
- Phylum: Firmicutes
- Class: Bacilli
- Order: Bacillales
- Family: Bacillaceae
- Genus: Bacillus
- Species: Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki
Distribution TableTop of page
The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Threatened SpeciesTop of page
|Threatened Species||Conservation Status||Where Threatened||Mechanism||References||Notes|
|Lycaeides melissa samuelis (Karner blue butterfly)||USA ESA listing as endangered species||Michigan||Poisoning||Herms et al., 1997|
Risk and Impact FactorsTop of page Impact mechanisms
ReferencesTop of page
Herms CP, McCullough DG, Bauer LS, Haack RA, Miller DL, Dubois NR, 1997. Susceptibility of the endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki used for gypsy moth suppression in Michigan, The Great Lakes Entomologist, 30(4), 125-141.
CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI
CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI
Distribution MapsTop of page
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