TABLE 3

Experimental infection species combinations and results

Infection sourceInfected host speciesUninfected host speciesUninfected host genotype(s)No. of infectionsa
North LakeD. dentiferaD. dentiferaGD 1071/3*
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaGD 1130/3
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaGD 1151/3
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaStandard2/6*
Cedar LakeD. dentiferaC. dubia6A, GC 102, GC 1042/4
D. retrocurvaC. dubia6A, GC 102, GC 1040/2
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaGD 107, GD 113, GD 1153/4
D. retrocurvaD. dentiferaGD 107, GD 113, GD 1150/2
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaBD 13, BD 16, WD 503/4
D. retrocurvaD. dentiferaBD 13, BD 16, WD 500/2
D. dentiferaD. dentiferaStandard2/4
D. retrocurvaD. dentiferaStandard0/2
D. dentiferaD. pulex × pulicariaGeedey1/4
D. retrocurvaD. pulex × pulicariaGeedey1/2
  • a That is, the number of replicates with new infections/the total number of replicates. *, for one GD 107 beaker and two standard beakers the infected host was placed inside a cage, as described in Materials and Methods. New infections were seen in one of the standard beakers.