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Research Article

Two Distinct Triatoma dimidiata (Latreille, 1811) Taxa Are Found in Sympatry in Guatemala and Mexico

  • Patricia L. Dorn equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patricia L. Dorn, Claudia Calderon, Sergio Melgar

    dorn@loyno.edu

    Affiliation: Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Claudia Calderon equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patricia L. Dorn, Claudia Calderon, Sergio Melgar

    Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Sergio Melgar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patricia L. Dorn, Claudia Calderon, Sergio Melgar

    Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Barbara Moguel,

    Affiliation: University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala

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  • Elizabeth Solorzano,

    Affiliation: University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala

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  • Eric Dumonteil,

    Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

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  • Antonieta Rodas,

    Affiliation: University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala

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  • Nick de la Rua,

    Affiliation: Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Roberto Garnica,

    Affiliation: University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala

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  • Carlota Monroy

    Affiliation: University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala

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  • Published: March 10, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000393

About the Authors

Patricia L. Dorn, Nick de la Rua
Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Claudia Calderon, Sergio Melgar
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
Barbara Moguel, Elizabeth Solorzano, Antonieta Rodas, Roberto Garnica, Carlota Monroy
University of San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Guatemala
Eric Dumonteil
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Corresponding Author

Email: dorn@loyno.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PLD. Performed the experiments: PLD CIC SM BM EOS CM. Analyzed the data: PLD CIC SM NdlR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PLD CIC SM ED AR CM. Wrote the paper: PLD CIC SM. Revised the paper: PLD. Helped revise the paper: ED CM. Supervised and conducted field work: AR. Produced Figure 2: RG.