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Weterings, R., Barbetti, M., & Buckley, H. L. (2019). Hypothesis: Do invasive house geckos exacerbate dengue fever epidemics? Biological Invasions. doi:10.1007/s10530-019-02066-x 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

Identified Plantaginaceae and collected Sciuridae

Adamson, Alastair Martin

* October 17, 1901 – December 24, 1945 †

Identified Pyralidae and collected Partulidae

Aellen, Villy

* December 04, 1926 – January 22, 2000 †

Switzerland

Identified Vespertilionidae and collected Vespertilionidae

Eugenio Morales Agacino
Agacino, Eugenio Morales

* March 15, 1914 – March 09, 2002 †

Spain

Collected Poaceae

Alexander Emanuel Agassiz
Agassiz, Alexander Emanuel

* December 17, 1835 – March 27, 1910 †

United States; Switzerland

Identified Cidaridae and collected Nymphalidae

Louis Agassiz
Agassiz, Louis

* May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873 †

United States; Switzerland

Identified Cidaridae and collected Cichlidae

Aitken, Peter F.

* September 27, 1935 – December 11, 1982 †

Australia

Identified Muridae and collected Carabidae

Carl Akeley
Akeley, Carl

* May 19, 1864 – November 18, 1926 †

United States

Collected Bovidae

Allen, Glover Morrill

* February 08, 1879 – February 14, 1942 †

United States

Identified Natalidae and collected Cricetidae

Collected Agamidae

Alrutz, Robert Willard

* August 20, 1921 – October 14, 1997 †

United States

Collected Coenagrionidae

Auffenberg, Walter

* February 06, 1928 – January 17, 2004 †

United States

Identified Emydidae and collected Colubridae

Ball, George E.

* September 25, 1926 – January 12, 2019 †

United States; Canada

Identified Carabidae and collected Carabidae

Ball, Kathleen Elizabeth

* April 13, 1921 – August 15, 2014 †

Canada

Collected Carabidae

Bancroft, Thomas Lane

* January 02, 1860 – November 12, 1933 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; Australia

Identified Kathlaniidae and collected Fabaceae

Thomas Barbour
Barbour, Thomas

* August 19, 1884 – January 08, 1946 †

United States

Identified Dactyloidae and collected Dactyloidae

Bates, George Latimer

* March 21, 1863 – January 31, 1940 †

United States

Collected Cisticolidae

Henry Walter Bates
Bates, Henry Walter

* February 08, 1825 – February 16, 1892 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Cerambycidae and collected Nymphalidae

Identified Gekkonidae and collected Scincidae

Rollo Beck
Beck, Rollo

* August 26, 1870 – November 22, 1950 †

United States

Identified Thraupidae and collected Laridae

Beddome, Richard Henry

* May 11, 1830 – February 23, 1911 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Orchidaceae

Identified Hyperoliidae and collected Hyperoliidae

Joseph Charles Bequaert
Bequaert, Joseph Charles

* May 24, 1886 – January 12, 1982 †

Belgium; United States

Identified Eumenidae and collected Fabaceae

Peter Jonas Bergius
Bergius, Peter Jonas

* July 06, 1730 – July 10, 1790 †

Sweden

Identified Fabaceae and collected Poaceae

Beyer, George Eugene

* September 09, 1861 – June 02, 1926 †

Collected Scolopacidae

Bigelow, Henry Bryant

* October 03, 1879 – December 11, 1967 †

United States

Identified Rhopalonematidae and collected Scolopacidae

Blackburn, David

United States

Identified Arthroleptidae and collected Hyperoliidae

Pieter Bleeker
Bleeker, Pieter

* July 10, 1819 – January 24, 1878 †

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Identified Labridae and collected Labridae

Paul-Émile Botta
Botta, Paul-Émile

* December 06, 1802 – March 29, 1870 †

France

Collected Solanaceae

Identified Teiidae and collected Phrynosomatidae