About the Authors

Freddy Santiago Pacheco-Tucuch

Affiliation Laboratorio de Parasitología, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales “Dr. Hideyo Noguchi," Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico

Maria Jesus Ramirez-Sierra

Affiliation Laboratorio de Parasitología, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales “Dr. Hideyo Noguchi," Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico

Sébastien Gourbière

Affiliations UMR 5244 CNRS-UPVD ‘Ecologie et Evolution des Interactions,’ Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France, Centre for the Study of Evolution, University of Sussex, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom

Eric Dumonteil

oliver@uady.mx

Affiliations Laboratorio de Parasitología, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales “Dr. Hideyo Noguchi," Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FSPT ED. Performed the experiments: FSPT MJRS. Analyzed the data: FSPT ED. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG. Wrote the paper: FSPT ED. Final approval of the manuscript: FSPT MJRS SG ED.