About the Authors

Joshua B. Benoit

joshua.benoit@yale.edu, joshua.benoit@uc.edu

Current address: Department of Biological Sciences, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America.

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Geoffrey M. Attardo

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Veronika Michalkova

Current address: Department of Biological Sciences, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America.

Affiliations Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Section of Molecular and Applied Zoology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Tyler B. Krause

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Jana Bohova

Affiliation Section of Molecular and Applied Zoology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Qirui Zhang

Affiliation Departments of Entomology and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Aaron A. Baumann

Affiliation Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, Virginia, United States of America

Paul O. Mireji

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

Peter Takáč

Affiliation Section of Molecular and Applied Zoology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

David L. Denlinger

Affiliation Departments of Entomology and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Jose M. Ribeiro

Affiliation Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Serap Aksoy

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JBB GMA SA. Performed the experiments: JBB GMA VM TBK JB QZ AAB POM. Analyzed the data: JBB GMA VM POM JMR SA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PT DLD. Wrote the paper: JBB GMA AAB SA.