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Weterings, R., M. Barbetti, and H. L. Buckley. 2019. Hypothesis: Do invasive house geckos exacerbate dengue fever epidemics? Biological Invasions 21: 3533–3543. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-02066-x

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease that has undergone a marked rise in incidence since the 1950s, throughout the world’s tropical regions. Here, we present a hypothesis that this rise in incidence may have been exacerbated by the invasion of house geckos, due to their role in the mosquito vect…

Aagaard, Carl Johan

* 1882 – 1950 †

Denmark

Sciuridae

Collected Sciuridae

Abbott, William Louis

* February 23, 1860 – April 02, 1936 †

United States

Vespertilionidae

Collected Vespertilionidae and identified Saccolomataceae

Abbott, R. Tucker

* September 28, 1919 – November 03, 1995 †

United States

Cypraeidae

Collected Cypraeidae and identified Assimineidae

Adamson, Alastair Martin

* 1901 – 1945 †

Collected Partulidae and identified Pyralidae

Aellen, Villy

* December 04, 1926 – January 22, 2000 †

Switzerland

Vespertilionidae

Collected Vespertilionidae and identified Acrididae

Eugenio Morales Agacino
Agacino, Eugenio Morales

* March 15, 1914 – March 09, 2002 †

Spain

Poaceae

Collected Poaceae

Alexander Emanuel Agassiz
Agassiz, Alexander Emanuel

* December 17, 1835 – March 27, 1910 †

United States; Switzerland

Nymphalidae

Collected Nymphalidae and identified Cidaridae

Louis Agassiz
Agassiz, Louis

* May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873 †

United States; Switzerland

Cichlidae

Collected Cichlidae and identified Cidaridae

Israel Aharoni
Aharoni, Israel

* 1882 – October 09, 1946 †

Fringillidae

Collected Fringillidae and identified Cichlidae

Aitken, Peter F.

* September 27, 1935 – December 11, 1982 †

Australia

Carabidae

Collected Carabidae and identified Muridae

Carl Akeley
Akeley, Carl

* May 19, 1864 – November 18, 1926 †

United States

Bovidae

Collected Bovidae

Allen, Glover Morrill

* February 08, 1879 – February 14, 1942 †

United States

Cricetidae

Collected Cricetidae and identified Natalidae

Alrutz, Robert Willard

* August 20, 1921 – October 14, 1997 †

United States

Coenagrionidae

Collected Coenagrionidae

Nelson Annandale
Annandale, Nelson

* June 15, 1876 – April 10, 1924 †

British Indian Ocean Territory

Salticidae

Collected Salticidae and identified Spongillidae

William John Ansorge
Ansorge, William John

* April 06, 1850 – October 31, 1913 †

Nectariniidae

Collected Nectariniidae and identified Columbidae

Ashby, Edwin

* November 02, 1861 – January 08, 1941 †

Australia

Acanthizidae

Collected Acanthizidae and identified Ischnochitonidae

Ashe, James S.

* February 23, 1947 – December 27, 2005 †

United States

Staphylinidae

Collected Staphylinidae and identified Staphylinidae

Auffenberg, Walter

* February 06, 1928 – January 17, 2004 †

United States

Colubridae

Collected Colubridae and identified Emydidae

Ball, George E.

* September 25, 1926 – January 12, 2019 †

United States; Canada

Carabidae

Collected Carabidae and identified Carabidae

Ball, Kathleen Elizabeth

* April 13, 1921 – August 15, 2014 †

Canada

Carabidae

Collected Carabidae

Thomas Lane Bancroft
Bancroft, Thomas Lane

* January 02, 1860 – 1933 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; Australia

Fabaceae

Collected Fabaceae and identified Kathlaniidae

Thomas Barbour
Barbour, Thomas

* August 19, 1884 – January 08, 1946 †

United States

Dactyloidae

Collected Dactyloidae and identified Dactyloidae

Bates, George Latimer

* March 21, 1863 – January 31, 1940 †

United States

Cisticolidae

Collected Cisticolidae and identified Bufonidae

Henry Walter Bates
Bates, Henry Walter

* February 08, 1825 – February 16, 1892 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Nymphalidae

Collected Nymphalidae and identified Cerambycidae

Collected Scincidae and identified Gekkonidae

Rollo Beck
Beck, Rollo

* August 26, 1870 – November 22, 1950 †

United States

Laridae

Collected Laridae and identified Thraupidae

Richard Henry Beddome
Beddome, Richard Henry

* May 11, 1830 – February 23, 1911 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Orchidaceae

Collected Orchidaceae and identified Rubiaceae

Collected Hyperoliidae and identified Hyperoliidae

Joseph Charles Bequaert
Bequaert, Joseph Charles

* May 24, 1886 – January 12, 1982 †

Belgium; United States

Fabaceae

Collected Fabaceae and identified Eumenidae

Peter Jonas Bergius
Bergius, Peter Jonas

* July 06, 1730 – July 10, 1790 †

Sweden

Poaceae

Collected Poaceae and identified Fabaceae