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Simulium (Edwardsellum) rasyani n.sp., the Yemen species of the Simulium damnosum complex.

@article{Garms1988SimuliumR,
  title={Simulium (Edwardsellum) rasyani n.sp., the Yemen species of the Simulium damnosum complex.},
  author={R. Garms and M. Kerner and S. Meredith},
  journal={Tropical medicine and parasitology : official organ of Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft and of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit},
  year={1988},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          239-44
        }
}
  • R. Garms, M. Kerner, S. Meredith
  • Published 1988
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tropical medicine and parasitology : official organ of Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft and of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit
  • The examination of the polytene chromosomes of the Yemen representative of the Simulium damnosum complex revealed hitherto unknown arrangements distinct enough to justify the description of this form as the new species Simulium (Edwardsellum) rasyani. The newly recognized inversion II L-60.65 was always present and found to be homozygous in 62% and heterozygous in 38% of the 106 larvae which were examined. A short description is given of the morphology of the females, males, larvae and pupae… CONTINUE READING
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