Morphometric diagnosis of Glossina palpalis (Diptera: Glossinidae) population structure in Ghana

  title={Morphometric diagnosis of Glossina palpalis (Diptera: Glossinidae) population structure in Ghana},
  author={Faith Ebhodaghe and Maxwell Kelvin Billah and Delphina Adabie-Gomez and A. Yahaya},
  journal={BMC Research Notes},
AbstractObjectiveThis study aimed to identify isolated population(s) of Glossina palpalis in Ghana using geometric morphometrics to evaluate variations in wing-shape and size between populations of the fly from three regions.ResultsWing shape of G. palpalis tsetse flies from the Northern, Western and Eastern Regions varied significantly between each other. Populations from the Northern and Western Regions varied the most (Mahalanobis Distance = 54.20). The least variation was noticed between… 

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