Charles R Vossbrinck
Affiliation: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
- Molecular phylogeny and evolution of mosquito parasitic Microsporidia (Microsporidia: Amblyosporidae)Charles R Vossbrinck
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, PO Box 1106, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:88-95. 2004..Hazardia, Berwaldia, Larssonia, Trichotuzetia, and Gurleya are members of a sister group to the Amblyospora clades infecting mosquitoes, and may be representatives of a large group of aquatic parasites...
- Molecular phylogeny of the Microsporidia: ecological, ultrastructural and taxonomic considerationsCharles R Vossbrinck
Department of Soil and Water, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:131-42; discussion 130. 2005..The class Aquasporidia, found primarily in freshwater habitats, is a paraphyletic group consisting of three clades. The Marinosporidia are found in hosts of marine origin and the Terresporidia are primarily from terrestrial environments...
- Epidemiology of West Nile virus in Connecticut: a five-year analysis of mosquito data 1999-2003Theodore G Andreadis
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:360-78. 2004....
- Host feeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes and West Nile virus transmission, northeastern United StatesGoudarz Molaei
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:468-74. 2006..salinarius and 1 Cx. pipiens. Results suggest that Cx. salinarius is an important bridge vector to humans, while Cx. pipiens and Cx. restuans are more efficient enzootic vectors in the northeastern United States...
- Molecular evolution of West Nile virus in a northern temperate region: Connecticut, USA 1999-2008Philip M Armstrong
Center for Vector Biology and Zoonotic Diseases, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
Virology 417:203-10. 2011..Despite ongoing evolution of WNV, most amino acid variants occurred at low frequencies and were transient in the virus population...
- Metarhiziopsis microspora gen. et sp. nov. associated with the elongate hemlock scaleDe wei Li
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Valley Laboratory, 153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor, Connecticut 06095, USA
Mycologia 100:460-6. 2008..Therefore Metarhiziopsis microspora gen. et sp. nov. is proposed...
- West Nile virus from female and male mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in subterranean, ground, and canopy habitats in ConnecticutJohn F Anderson
Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT 06504 1106, USA
J Med Entomol 43:1010-9. 2006..The placement of traps in tree canopies and in catch basins can be used to augment current practices of placement of traps near the ground for surveillance of mosquitoes infected with WNV and for studies of the ecology of WNV...
- Ultrastructural characterization and comparative phylogenetic analysis of new microsporidia from Siberian mosquitoes: evidence for coevolution and host switchingTheodore G Andreadis
Center for Vector Biology and Zoonotic Diseases, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
J Invertebr Pathol 109:59-75. 2012..Frequency of host switching seems to be occurring in proportion to host relatedness and does not cross generic boundaries in this system...
- Life cycle, ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny of Hyalinocysta chapmani (Microsporidia: Thelohaniidae), a parasite of Culiseta melanura (Diptera: Culicidae) and Orthocyclops modestus (Copepoda: Cyclopidae)Theodore G Andreadis
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven 06504, USA
J Eukaryot Microbiol 49:350-64. 2002..Phylogenetic analysis was conducted with closely related microsporidia from mosquitoes. Hyalinocysta chapmani did not cluster within described Amblyospora species and can be considered a sister group, warranting separate genus status...
- Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary relationships among mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from the northeastern United States based on small subunit ribosomal DNA (18S rDNA) sequencesJohn J Shepard
Department of Soil and Water, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
J Med Entomol 43:443-54. 2006....
- The phylogenetic position of Ovavesicula popilliae (Microsporidia) and its relationship to Antonospora and Paranosema based on small subunit rDNA analysisCharles R Vossbrinck
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
J Invertebr Pathol 96:270-3. 2007....
- Phylogenetic position of Octosporea muscaedomesticae (Microsporidia) and its relationship to Octosporea bayeri based on small subunit rDNA analysisCharles R Vossbrinck
Department of Environmental Science, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
J Invertebr Pathol 105:366-70. 2010....
- Morphological and molecular characterization of a microsporidian parasite, Takaokaspora nipponicus n. gen., n. sp. from the invasive rock pool mosquito, Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicusTheodore G Andreadis
Center for Vector Biology and Zoonotic Diseases, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA Electronic address
J Invertebr Pathol 114:161-72. 2013....
- Transstadial transfer of West Nile virus by three species of ixodid ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)John F Anderson
Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
J Med Entomol 40:528-33. 2003..Three species of ixodid ticks acquired WN virus from viremic hosts and transstadially passed the virus, but vector competency was not demonstrated...
- Morphological and molecular investigations of a microsporidium infecting the European grape vine moth, Lobesia botrana Den. et Schiff., and its taxonomic determination as Cystosporogenes legeri nov. combRegina G Kleespies
Federal Biological Research Center for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Biological Control, Heinrichstr 243, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
J Invertebr Pathol 83:240-8. 2003..Based on our morphological and molecular investigations we propose to rename this species Cystosporogenes legeri nov. comb...
- Microsporidia in aquatic microcrustacea: the copepod microsporidium Marssoniella elegans Lemmermann, 1900 revisitedJiri Vavra
Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:163-72. 2005..Ultrastructural data obtained are used to redefine the genus Marssoniella Lemmermann, 1900 and its type species Marssoniella elegans...
- Vairimorpha disparis n. comb. (Microsporidia: Burenellidae): a redescription and taxonomic revision of Thelohania disparis Timofejeva 1956, a microsporidian parasite of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)Jiri Vavra
Department of Parasitology and Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, Prague 2, Czech Republic
J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:292-304. 2006..disparis Timofejeva 1956, and is herein redescribed, characterized, and transferred to the genus Vairimorpha as the new combination Vairimorpha disparis n. comb...
- Physiological host specificity: a model using the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and microsporidia of row crop and other stalk-boring hostsLeellen F Solter
Illinois Natural History Survey, 607 E Peabody Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
J Invertebr Pathol 90:127-30. 2005..nubilalis. Our results suggest that both horizontal and vertical transmission provide physiological barriers to host switching in the microsporidia, thus restricting the natural host range...
- Ultrastructural analysis supports transferring Nosema whitei Weiser 1953 to the genus Paranosema and creation a new combination, Paranosema whiteiYuliya Y Sokolova
Institute of Cytology, 194064 St Petersburg, Russia
J Invertebr Pathol 90:122-6. 2005..whitei inside the genus Paranosema and the validity of the new combination Paranosema whitei (Weiser)...