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Title: Population genetic evidence for species A, B, C and D of the Anopheles dirus complex in Thailand and enzyme electromorphs for their identification
Authors: CHRISTOPHER A. GREEN
LEONARD E. MUNSTERMANN
S. G. TAN
SAKOL PANYIM
VISUT BAIMAI
Mahidol University
University of Notre Dame
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences;Immunology and Microbiology;Veterinary
Issue Date: 1-Jan-1992
Citation: Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Vol.6, No.1 (1992), 29-36
Abstract: Abstract. Mixtures of chromosomal forms A, B, C and D in natural populations of Anopheles dirus Peyton & Harrison sensu lato in Thailand show significant positive values of Wright's fixation index for six enzyme‐electromorph loci. The mean value of FIS over all loci was found to be +0.28 (SD 0.02), with a range of +0.57 (Odh) to +0.10 (Idh‐2). Partitioning electromorph data for the chromosomal forms reduces the mean FIS to 0.03 (SD 0.01), which suggests that positive assortative mating is a characteristic of each form. This supports the hypothesis that the chromosomal/electrophoretic forms A, B, C and D represent four distinct biological species within the An.dirus complex. An example is given of the use of enzyme electromorphs as a means of vector identification during a malaria entomological field study involving a mixture of An.dirus species A and D. Electromorph identifications of 323 sp. A and 161 sp. D were more than 98% correct when cross‐referenced to specific DNA probes. Copyright © 1992, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved
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http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/22247
ISSN: 13652915
0269283X
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