Volume 75, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Multilocus enzyme analysis of the genetic variability and population structure was conducted among three malaria vector species of the group in Cameroon: , and the recently described . We detected species-specific alleles and large differences in shared allele frequencies at six of nine loci (e.g., PGM, GOT, IDH, IDH, PGI, and α-GPD). This non-random distribution of alleles leads to high and significant values of differentiation indexes (0.569 < < 0.874, < 10). These results fully agree with standard morphologic descriptions, and therefore provide further support for recent taxonomic classification within the group.


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  • Received : 07 Mar 2006
  • Accepted : 31 May 2006

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