Phylogeography of a parasitoid wasp (Diaeretiella rapae): no evidence of host-associated lineages.

@article{Baer2004PhylogeographyOA,
  title={Phylogeography of a parasitoid wasp (Diaeretiella rapae): no evidence of host-associated lineages.},
  author={Charles F. Baer and Daniel W. Tripp and Tracey A. Bjorksten and Michael F. Antolin},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={1859-69}
}
The exceptional diversity of insects is often attributed to the effects of specialized relationships between insects and their hosts. Parasite-host interactions are influenced by current natural selection and dispersal, in addition to historical effects that may include past selection, vicariance, and random genetic drift. Both current and historical events… CONTINUE READING