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Research Article

Male Mating Competitiveness of a Wolbachia-Introgressed Aedes polynesiensis Strain under Semi-Field Conditions

  • Eric W. Chambers equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Eric W. Chambers, Limb Hapairai, Bethany A. Peel

    echambers@uky.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Limb Hapairai equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Eric W. Chambers, Limb Hapairai, Bethany A. Peel

    Affiliation: Institut Louis Malardé, Papeete, French Polynesia

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  • Bethany A. Peel equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Eric W. Chambers, Limb Hapairai, Bethany A. Peel

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Hervé Bossin,

    Affiliation: Institut Louis Malardé, Papeete, French Polynesia

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  • Stephen L. Dobson

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Published: August 02, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001271

About the Authors

Eric W. Chambers, Bethany A. Peel, Stephen L. Dobson
Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
Limb Hapairai, Hervé Bossin
Institut Louis Malardé, Papeete, French Polynesia

Corresponding Author

Email: echambers@uky.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLD BAP LH HB. Performed the experiments: LH BAP. Analyzed the data: EWC LH SLD. Wrote the paper: EWC SLD BAP LH HB.