Microsatellite primers for Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus, the vector of avian malaria in Hawaii
The southern house mosquito, Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae), was introduced accidentally to Hawaii in 1826 (van Riper et al. 1986). There it eventually became the vector of avian malaria, Plasmodium relictum, a disease that severely limits the size and distribution of endemic forest bird populations in Hawaii (Atkinson et al. 1995). Cx.p. quinquefasciatus has a circumtropical distribution and is also the vector for human diseases such as lymphatic filariasis and several encephalitis.
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|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Microsatellite primers for Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus, the vector of avian malaria in Hawaii|
|Series title||Molecular Ecology|
|Contributing office(s)||Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center|
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