About the Authors
- Vladimir A. Timoshevskiy, Igor V. Sharakhov, Maria V. Sharakhova
- Department of Entomology, Fralin Life Science Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
- David W. Severson, Becky S. deBruyn
- Department of Biological Sciences, Eck Institute for Global Health, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America
- William C. Black
- Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MVS DWS. Performed the experiments: VAT BSD. Analyzed the data: VAT WCB IVS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DWS. Wrote the paper: MVS IVS.