David W Thieltges

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Habitat and transmission--effect of tidal level and upstream host density on metacercarial load in an intertidal bivalve
    D W Thieltges
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Wadden Sea Station Sylt, Hafenstrasse 43, 25992 List, Germany
    Parasitology 134:599-605. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The role of biotic factors in the transmission of free-living endohelminth stages
    D W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 135:407-26. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Ambient fauna impairs parasite transmission in a marine parasite-host system
    D W Thieltges
    Marine Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Finlandsgade 14, DK 8200 Aarhus, Denmark
    Parasitology 135:1111-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Distance decay of similarity among parasite communities of three marine invertebrate hosts
    David W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 160:163-73. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Salinity gradient shapes distance decay of similarity among parasite communities in three marine fishes
    D W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Fish Biol 76:1806-14. 2010
  6. pmc The comparative ecology and biogeography of parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2379-90. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Trematode infection causes malformations and population effects in a declining New Zealand fish
    David W Kelly
    Landcare Research, 764 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, Private Bag 1930, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:445-52. 2010

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Habitat and transmission--effect of tidal level and upstream host density on metacercarial load in an intertidal bivalve
    D W Thieltges
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Wadden Sea Station Sylt, Hafenstrasse 43, 25992 List, Germany
    Parasitology 134:599-605. 2007
    ..Assessing the relative importance of abiotic and biotic habitat components in transmission is vital for the understanding of transmission processes in the field...
  2. doi request reprint The role of biotic factors in the transmission of free-living endohelminth stages
    D W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 135:407-26. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Ambient fauna impairs parasite transmission in a marine parasite-host system
    D W Thieltges
    Marine Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Finlandsgade 14, DK 8200 Aarhus, Denmark
    Parasitology 135:1111-6. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that the species composition and relative abundance of the ambient fauna of parasite-host systems play an important role in controlling trematode transmission rates in benthic marine systems...
  4. doi request reprint Distance decay of similarity among parasite communities of three marine invertebrate hosts
    David W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 160:163-73. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Salinity gradient shapes distance decay of similarity among parasite communities in three marine fishes
    D W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Fish Biol 76:1806-14. 2010
    ..The results suggest that environmental gradients like salinity can be strong driving forces behind patterns of distance decay in parasite communities of fishes...
  6. pmc The comparative ecology and biogeography of parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2379-90. 2011
    ..These findings illustrate the ways in which phylogenetically based comparative methods can contribute to biogeographic research...
  7. doi request reprint Trematode infection causes malformations and population effects in a declining New Zealand fish
    David W Kelly
    Landcare Research, 764 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, Private Bag 1930, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:445-52. 2010
    ..With global environmental stressors predicted to enhance trematode infections, our results show that parasite-induced malformation, and its population-scale impacts, could be more widespread than previously considered...