About the Authors

Kathryn E. Boes, Laura K. Sirot
Department of Biology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, United States of America

José M. C. Ribeiro
Vector Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Alex Wong
Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Laura C. Harrington
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Mariana F. Wolfner
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

lsirot@wooster.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LCH MFW LKS. Performed the experiments: KEB LKS. Analyzed the data: KEB JMCR AW LKS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JMCR AW LCH LKS. Wrote the paper: KEB JMCR AW LCH MFW LKS. Generated annotated databases of predicted transcripts and proteins from sequenced transcriptomes: JMCR.