Ligia Pizzatto

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Host-parasite relationships during a biologic invasion: 75 years postinvasion, cane toads and sympatric Australian frogs retain separate lungworm faunas
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences, A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 48:951-61. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Infection dynamics of the lungworm Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala in its natural host, the cane toad (Bufo marinus), and in novel hosts (native Australian frogs)
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 46:1152-64. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The effects of experimentally infecting Australian tree frogs with lungworms (Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala) from invasive cane toads
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences A08, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 41:943-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Seasonal dynamics of the lungworm, Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala, in recently colonised cane toad (Rhinella marina) populations in tropical Australia
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences, A08, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 43:753-61. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Parasites and pathogens lag behind their host during periods of host range advance
    Ben L Phillips
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Ecology 91:872-81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Host-parasite relationships during a biologic invasion: 75 years postinvasion, cane toads and sympatric Australian frogs retain separate lungworm faunas
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences, A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 48:951-61. 2012
    ..are widely distributed geographically and across host taxa but are more common in some frog species (especially, large-bodied species) than they are in others...
  2. ncbi request reprint Infection dynamics of the lungworm Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala in its natural host, the cane toad (Bufo marinus), and in novel hosts (native Australian frogs)
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 46:1152-64. 2010
    ..Evolution has resulted in an enhanced ability of the lungworm to locate the target organ (the lungs) of the toad, and an increase in rates of parasite survival within this host...
  3. doi request reprint The effects of experimentally infecting Australian tree frogs with lungworms (Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala) from invasive cane toads
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences A08, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 41:943-9. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint Seasonal dynamics of the lungworm, Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala, in recently colonised cane toad (Rhinella marina) populations in tropical Australia
    Ligia Pizzatto
    School of Biological Sciences, A08, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 43:753-61. 2013
    ..Conversely, dry conditions induce toads to aggregate in moist dry-season refugia where conditions may be more conducive to direct transmission of infective parasitic larvae between hosts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parasites and pathogens lag behind their host during periods of host range advance
    Ben L Phillips
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Ecology 91:872-81. 2010
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