Isolasi dan ldentifikasi Bakteri pad a J aringan Lemak Imago Betina Ulat Sutera Liar Attacus Atlas (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)
Ekastuti, Damiana Rita
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The aim of this study was to identify the bacteria that lived in the fat body of female imagoes Attacus atlas which was collected from tea plantation PTPN VIII Pangleujar Purwakarta Regency West Java Province. Samples were taken from fat body of 5 female imagoes. These samples were cultured in the Blood Agar and Mac Conkey Agar. The identification of the bacteria were based on series of tests such as, colony and individual morphology, Gram stain characterisic, and standard biochemistry tests. There were 2 genus of bacteria were identified such as Aeromonas and Bacillus. The species were identified as Aeromonas sp and Aeromonas schubertii. Aeromonas is the most common genus which were found in the fat body of the female imagoes.