Heterorhabditis bacteriophora also known as beneficial nematodes is a species of nematode worm that is used in gardening. They are useful to thwart ants, fleas, moths, beetles, flies, and other pests. They release Photorhabdus bacteria from their digestive tract thus killing these pests.
- "Natural pest control with beneficial nematodes". Gardeninsects.com. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
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