TitleMolecular ecology of parasites: elucidating ecological and microevolutionary processes
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsCriscione, CD, Poulin, R, Blouin, M
JournalMolecular Ecology
Volume14
Pagination2247-2257
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0962-1083
Abstract

We review studies that have used molecular markers to address ecological and microevolutionary processes in parasites. Our goal is to highlight areas of research that may be of particular interest in relation to the parasitic lifestyle, and to draw attention to areas that require additional study. Topics include species identification, phylogeography, host specificity and speciation, population genetic structure, modes of reproduction and transmission patterns, and searching for loci under selection.

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DOI10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02587.x