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Perspicuous assessments of taxonomic boundaries and discovery of cryptic taxa are of paramount importance in interpreting ecological and evolutionary phenomena among black flies (Simuliidae) and combating associated vector-borne diseases. Simulium tani Takaoka & Davies is the largest and...

Author(s)
Van Lun Low; Takaoka, H.; Pramual, P.; Adler, P. H.; Zubaidah Ya'cob; Huang YaoTe; Xuan Da Pham; Rosli Ramli; Chen CheeDhang; Wannaket, A.; Mohd Sofian-Azirun
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 20346
Abstract

Background: Rickettsia species belonging to the spotted fever group (SFG) cause infections in humans, domestic animals and wildlife. At least ten SFG Rickettsia species are known to occur in China. However, the distribution of rickettsiae in ticks and fleas in the border region of northwestern...

Author(s)
Song ShengNan; Chen ChuangFu; Yang MeiHua; Zhao ShanShan; Wang BaoJu; Hornok, S.; Makhatov, B.; Rizabek, K.; Wang YuanZhi
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 634, pp (13 December 2018)
Abstract

Peste-des-petits ruminants (PPR) is one of the most important infectious diseases of domesticated small ruminants. From the initial identification in 1942 in West Africa, PPR virus (PPRV) has spread throughout much of the developing world. PPRV is now considered endemic throughout Africa, with the...

Author(s)
Clarke, B.; Mahapatra, M.; Friedgut, O.; Bumbarov, V.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 5, pp e0177028
Abstract

All extant equid species are grouped in a single genus - Equus. Among those, ass-like equids have remained particularly unstudied and their phylogenetic relations were poorly understood, most probably because they inhabit extreme environments in remote geographic areas. To gain further insights...

Author(s)
Rosenbom, S.; Costa, V.; Chen ShanYuan; Khalatbari, L.; Yusefi, G. H.; Abdukadir, A.; Yangzom, C.; Kebede, F.; Teclai, R.; Yohannes, H.; Hagos, F.; Moehlman, P. D.; Beja-Pereira, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2015, 85, pp 88-96
Abstract

Background: The Pomatiopsidae are reported from northern India into southern China and Southeast Asia, with two sub-families, the Pomatiopsinae (which include freshwater, amphibious, terrestrial and marine species) and the freshwater Triculinae. Both include species acting as intermediate host for...

Author(s)
Liu Liang; Huo GuanNan; He HongBin; Zhou BenJiang; Attwood, S. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2014, 14, 29, pp (18 February 2014)
Abstract

Since its emergence in South East Asia in 2003, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) A/H5N1 has reportedly caused outbreaks in poultry and/or wild birds in 62 countries, of which 24 were in Europe. Interestingly, out of the many genetic clades circulating in Asia, the westward spread of HPAI...

Author(s)
Cattoli, G.; Fusaro, A.; Monne, I.; Capua, I.
Publisher
Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2009, 1, 3, pp 1351-1363
Abstract

A phylogenetic analysis of relationships is carried out for the species of the mite genus Ensliniella, all of which are associated with eumenine vespid wasps of the genus Allodynerus. Vespacarus, Kennethiella and Monobiacarus are used as outgroups, following the results of an analysis of generic...

Author(s)
Klompen, J. S. H.; O'Connor, B. M.
Citation
Journal of Natural History, 1995, 29, 1, pp 111-135
Abstract

Phylogenetic relationships among 7 members of the A. hyrcanus group of East Asia were studied based on the development of interspecific hybrids; they were compared with phylogenetic relationships obtained from morphological and biochemical studies. The study of Takai et al. (1984) [see Japanese...

Author(s)
Takai, K.; Kanda, T.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Genetics, 1986, 61, 4, pp 295-314
Abstract

An account is given of the dispersal of Chrysomya megacephala from South-East Asia and Australasia to Africa, South America and Japan, as well as of the origins of the synanthropic form of the fly. The phylogeny of the C. megacephala group is discussed, and keys are presented to distinguish species ...

Author(s)
Kurahashi, H.
Publisher
New York: Praeger Publishers, USA
Citation
Commerce and the spread of pests and disease vectors., 1984, pp 37-63
Abstract

Alloenzyme relationships were compared with morphology, interspecific hybridization and distribution in 14 closely-related species in the Aedes scutellaris complex from south-east Asia, Australia and Oceania. The phylogeny generated by electrophoretic data was generally in agreement with...

Author(s)
Pashley, D. P.; Rai, K. S.; Pashley, D. N.
Citation
Evolution, 1985, 39, 5, pp 985-997

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