Geographic population structure of the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae suggests a role for the forest-savannah biome transition as a barrier to gene flow
- Autores: Caccone A, Charlwood JD, Della Torre A, Donnelly MJ, Egyir-Yawson A, Elissa N, Gomes B, Moreno M, Santolamazza F, Simard F, Vicente JL, Weetman D
- Journal: Evolutionary Applications
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24062800
The primary Afrotropical malaria mosquito vector Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto has a complex population structure. In west Africa, this species is split into two molecular forms and displays local and regional variation in chromosomal arrangements and behaviors.