Reproductive Incompatibility Involving Senegalese Aedes aegypti (L) Is Associated with Chromosome Rearrangements

@inproceedings{Dickson2016ReproductiveII,
  title={Reproductive Incompatibility Involving Senegalese Aedes aegypti (L) Is Associated with Chromosome Rearrangements},
  author={Laura B. Dickson and Maria V. Sharakhova and Vladimir A. Timoshevskiy and Karen L. Fleming and Alex Caspary and Massamba Sylla and William C. Black},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
Aedes aegypti, the primary vector of dengue, yellow fever and Zika flaviviruses, consists of at least two subspecies. Aedes aegypti (Aaa) is light in color, has pale scales on the first abdominal tergite, oviposits in artificial containers, and preferentially feeds on humans. Aedes aegypti formosus (Aaf), has a dark cuticle, is restricted to sub-Saharan Africa, has no pale scales on the first abdominal tergite and frequently oviposits in natural containers. Scale patterns correlate with cuticle… CONTINUE READING
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