A molecular marker for the identification of Simulium squamosum (Diptera: Simuliidae)

@article{Mank2004AMM,
  title={A molecular marker for the identification of Simulium squamosum (Diptera: Simuliidae)},
  author={R. Mank and M. D. Wilson and J. M. Rubio and R. Post},
  journal={Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={98},
  pages={197 - 208}
}
  • R. Mank, M. D. Wilson, +1 author R. Post
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology
  • Abstract All except one of the important groups of West African vectors of Onchocerca volvulus that lie within the Simulium damnosum complex can be distinguished from each other using morphological characteristics. The exception is S. squamosum, which overlaps with other species, and this results in significant levels of misidentification. Variation in the untranscribed H3-H4 histone intergenic spacer region of flies of the S. damnosum complex has now been investigated. Although a CAA/CAG… CONTINUE READING
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