Get access

Characterization of microsatellite markers in the mosquito Ochlerotatus caspius (Diptera: Culicidae)

Authors


S. Urbanelli. Fax: +39 06 49917820; E-mail: sandra.urbanelli@uniroma1.it

Abstract

Seven polymorphic microsatellite loci were developed for the mosquito species Ochlerotatus caspius, using an enriched genomic library. The number of alleles per locus varied between two and 11; the expected heterozygosity (HE) ranged from 0.18 to 0.77. These microsatellite primers should prove useful for population genetic studies of this mosquito species.

Ancillary