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Publications of the MSB Parasite Division


McAllister, CT, Bolek MG, Hanelt B. 2012.  The horsehair worm, Paragordius varius (Nematomorpha: Gordiida): New to the fauna of Oklahoma. Southwest Naturalist. (IN PRESS).

Greenberg JA, DiMenna MA, Hanelt B, Hofkin BV. 2012.  Analysis of post-blood meal flight distances in mosquitoes utilizing zoo animal blood meals. Journal of Vector Ecology.  (IN PRESS).

Looney C, Hanelt B, Zack RS. 2012.  New Records of nematomorph parasites (Nematomorpha: Gordiida) of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and camel crickets (Orthoptera: Rhabidophoridae) in Washington state. Journal of Parasitology. 98: 1-6.  doi: 10.1645/GE-2929.1

Hanelt B, Bolek MG, Schmidt-Rhaesa A. 2012.  Going Solo: Discovery of the first partheno-genetic Gordiid (Nematomorpha: Gordiida). PLoS ONE. In press. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034472

Brant SV, Pomajbikova K, Modry D, Petrzelkova KJ, Loker ES. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics of the elephant schistosome, Bivitellobilharzia loxodontae (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae) from Central African Republic. Journal of Helminthology.

VanHorn DJ, Hall JR, Loker ES, Mitchell KR, Mkoji GM, Adema CM, Takacs-Vesbach CD. 2012. Complex intestinal bacterial communities in three species of planorbid snails. Journal of Molluscan Studies 78: 74-80.

Horak P., Schets FM, Kolarova L, Brant SV. 2012. Trichobilharzia. In: Molecular Detection of Human Parasitic Pathogens (D. Liu, Ed.). Taylor and Francis, USA (IN PRESS).


Brant, SV, Bochte, CA, Loker, ES. 2011. New intermediate host records for the avian schistosomes Dendritobilharzia pulverulenta, Gigantobilharzia huronensis and Trichobilharzia querquedulae from North America. Journal of Parasitology. 97: 946-949.

Cupit PM, Steinauer ML, Tonnessen BW, Agola LE, Kinuthia JM, Mwangi IN, Mutuku MW, Mkoji GM, Loker ES, Cunningham C. 2011. Polymorphism associated with the Schistosoma mansoni tetraspanin-2 gene. International Journal for Parasitology 41: 1249-1252.

Lotfy WM, Hanelt B, Mkoji GM, Loker ES. 2011. Genotyping Natural Infections of Schistosoma mansoni in Biomphalaria alexandrine From Damietta, Egypt, with Comparisons to Natural Snail Infections From Kenya. Journal of Parasitology 97: 156-159.