Ecologic Niche Modeling and Potential Reservoirs for Chagas Disease, Mexico.
A. Townsend Peterson* , Victor Sánchez-Cordero†, Charles Ben Beard‡, and Janine M. Ramsey§
Author affiliations: *Natural History Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, USA; †Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, D.F., México; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §and Centro de Investigaciones sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (CISEI), Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
Figure 3. Modeled geographic distributions of Triatoma peninsularis (red) and Neotoma lepida (black), showing the tight geographic correspondence between the distribution of insect and host mammal. Almost all (93.8%) of the distribution area of T. peninsularis overlaps the distribution area of N. lepida.
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