P. B. Šivickis Laboratory of Parasitology - Publikacijos

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    Pantoja, C., Kudlai, O. 2022. Hemiurid trematodes (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from marine fishes off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with novel molecular data. Animals, 12 (23): art. no. 3355. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12233355

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Hernandez-Lara, C., Duc, M., Valavičiūtė-Pocienė, K., Bernotienė, R. 2022. What Can Haemosporidian lineages found in Culicoides biting midges tell us about their feeding preferences? Diversity, 14 (11): art. no. 957. https://doi.org/10.3390/d14110957

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    Achatz, T.J., Martens, J.R., Kudlai, O., Junker, K., Boe, N.W., Tkach, V.V. 2022. A new genus of diplostomids (Digenea: Diplostomoidea) from the Nile crocodile in South Africa with a key to diplostomid genera. Journal of Parasitology, 108 (5): 453–466. https://doi.org/10.1645/22-23

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    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G. 2022. Diversity of European lissorchiid trematodes from fish and snail hosts with comments on the validity of the genus Parasymphylodora Szidat, 1943. Journal of Helminthology, 96: art. no. e67. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X22000542

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    Faltynkova, A., Kudlai, O. , Salganskiy, O.O., Korol, E.M., Kuzmina, T.A. 2022. Trematodes from Antarctic teleost fishes off Argentine Islands, West Antarctica: molecular and morphological data. Systematic Parasitology, 99 (4): 491–523. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-022-10041-9

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    Benovics, M., Mikulicek, P., Zakovicova, Z., Papezik, P., Pantoja, C. 2022. Hidden in plain sight: novel molecular data reveal unexpected genetic diversity among paramphistome parasites (Digenea: Paramphistomoidea) of European water frogs. Parasitology, 149 (11): 1425–1438. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003118202200083X

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    Makarikov, A.A., Binkienė, R. 2022. Redescription and taxonomic position of Rodentolepis (sensu lato) asymmetrica (Janicki, 1904), with the erection of Kontrimavichusia n. g. (Eucestoda: Hymenolepididae) from arvicoline rodents (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Journal of Helminthology, 96: art. no. e63. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X22000505

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    Ellis, V.A., Kalbskopf, V., Ciloglu, A., Duc, M ., Huang, X., Inci, A., Bensch, S., Hellgren, O., Palinauskas, V. 2022. Genomic sequence capture of Plasmodium relictum in experimentally infected birds. Parasites & Vectors, 15 (1): art. no. 267. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05373-w

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    Pacheco, M.A., Junge, R.E., Menon, A., McRoberts, J., Valkiūnas, G., Escalante, A.A. 2022. The evolution of primate malaria parasites: A study on the origin and diversification of Plasmodium in lemurs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 174: art. no. 107551. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2022.107551

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    Ilgūnas, M., Himmel, T., Harl, J.,Dagys, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. 2022. Exo-erythrocytic development of avian haemosporidian parasites in European owls. Animals, 12 (17): art. no. 2212. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12172212

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    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. 2022. Keys to the avian Haemoproteus parasites (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae). Malaria journal, 21 (1): art. no. 269. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04235-1

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    Pantoja, C., Telles, B., Paschoal, F., Luque, J.L., Kudlai, O. 2022. Digenean trematodes infecting the frigate tuna Auxis thazard (Scombriformes, Scombridae) off the Rio de Janeiro coast, Brazil, including molecular data. Parasite, 29: art. no. 44. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2022044

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    Palinauskas, V., Žiegytė, R., Šengaut, J., Bernotienė, R. (2022) Experimental study on primary bird co-Infection with two Plasmodium relictum lineages-pSGS1 and pGRW11. Animals, 12 (15): art. no. 1879. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12151879

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    Žiegytė, R., Bernotienė, R. (2022) Contribution to the knowledge on black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) as vectors of Leucocytozoon (Haemosporida) parasites in Lithuania. Parasitology International, 87: art. no. 102515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2021.102515

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    Maitre, A., Wu-Chuang, A., Aželytė, J., Palinauskas, V., Mateos-Hernandez, L., Obregon, D., Hodzic, A., Moro, C.V., Estrada-Pena, A., Paoli, J.C., Falchi, A., Cabezas-Cruz, A. (2022) Vector microbiota manipulation by host antibodies: the forgotten strategy to develop transmission-blocking vaccines. Parasites & Vectors, 15 (1): art. no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-05122-5

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    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Nedorost, N., Matt, J., Kubber-Heiss, A., Alic, A., Konicek, C., Weissenbock, H. (2022) Avian haemosporidian parasites of accipitriform raptors. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-04019-z

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    Groff, T.C., Lorenz, T.J., Iezhova, T.A., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2022) Description and molecular characterization of novel Leucocytozoon parasite (Apicomplexa: Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon polynuclearisn. sp. found in North American woodpeckers. Systematic Parasitology, 99 (1): 103–114. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-021-10019-z

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    Uhrovic, D., Oros, M., Kudlai, O., Kuchta, R., Scholz, T. (2022) Archigetes Leuckart, 1878 (Cestoda, Caryophyllidea): diversity of enigmatic fish tapeworms with monoxenic life cycles. Parasite, 29: art. no. 6. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2022002

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    Palinauskas, V., Mateos-Hernandez, L., Wu-Chuang, A., de la Fuente, J., Aželytė, J., Obregon, D., Cabezas-Cruz, A. (2022) Exploring the ecological implications of microbiota diversity in birds: Natural barriers against avian malaria. Frontiers in Immunology, 13: art. no. 807682. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.807682

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    Valkiūnas, G., Duc, M., Iezhova, T.A. (2022) Increase of avian Plasmodium circumflexum prevalence, but not of other malaria parasites and related haemosporidians in northern Europe during the past 40 years. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04116-7

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    Faltynkova, A., Kudlai, O., Pantoja, C., Yakovleva, G., Lebedeva, D. (2022) Another plea for ‘best practice’ in molecular approaches to trematode systematics: Diplostomum sp. clade Q identified as Diplostomum baeri Dubois, 1937 in Europe. Parasitology, 149 (4): 503–518. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182021002092

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    Aželytė, J., Wu-Chuang, A., Žiegytė, R., Platonova, E., Mateos-Hernandez, L., Maye, J., Obregon, D., Palinauskas, V., Cabezas-Cruz, A. (2022) Anti-microbiota vaccine reduces avian malaria infection within mosquito vectors. Frontiers in Immunology, 13: art. no. 841835. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.841835

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Lima, C.F.D., Gonzalez, I.H.L., Salgado, P.A.B., Monticelli, C., Ramos, P.L. (2022) Hematologic and biochemical reference intervals of brown-throated sloths (Bradypus variegatus). Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 51 (1): 126–133. https://doi.org/10.1111/vcp.13036

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    Aželytė, J., Platonova, E., Bensch, S., Hellgren, O., Palinauskas, V. (2022) A comparative analysis of the dynamics of Plasmodium relictum (GRW4) development in the blood during single and co-infections. Acta Tropica, 226: art. no. 106247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.106247

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    Pendl, H., Hernandez-Lara, C., Kubacki, J., Borel, N., Albini, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2022) Exo-erythrocytic development of Plasmodium matutinum (lineage pLINN1) in a naturally infected roadkill fieldfare Turdus pilaris. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 148. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04166-x

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    Žiegytė, R., Bernotienė, R., Palinauskas, V. (2022) Culicoides segnis and Culicoides pictipennis biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae), new reported vectors of Haemoproteus parasites. Microorganisms, 10 (5): art. no. 898. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10050898

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    Stunžėnas, V., Binkienė, R. (2021) Description of Crenosoma vismani n. sp., parasitic in the lungs of Lynx lynx (L.) (Carnivora: Felidae), with identification key to the species of the genus Crenosoma Molin, 1861 (Nematoda: Crenosomatidae). Systematic Parasitology, 98 (1): 73–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-020-09961-1

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    Žiegytė, R., Platonova, E., Kinderis, E., Mukhin, A., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R. (2021) Culicoides biting midges involved in transmission of haemoproteids. Parasites & Vectors, 14 (1): art. no. 27. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04516-1″>https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04516-1

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    Anjos, C.C., Chagas, C.R.F., Fecchio, A., Schunck, F., Costa-Nascimento, M.J., Monteiro, E.F., Mathias, B.S., Bell, J.A., Guimaraes, L.O., Comiche, K.J.M., Valkiūnas, G., Kirchgatter, K. (2021) Avian malaria and related parasites from resident and migratory birds in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, with description of a new haemoproteus species. Pathogens, 10 (2): art. no. 103. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10020103

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    Platonova, E., Aželytė, J., Iezhova, T., Ilgūnas, M., Mukhin, A., Palinauskas, V. (2021) Experimental study of newly described avian malaria parasite Plasmodium (Novyella) collidatum n. sp., genetic lineage pFANTAIL01 obtained from South Asian migrant bird. Malaria Journal, 20 (1): art. no. 82. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-03588-3

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    Martinez-de la Puente, J., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Palinauskas, V., Bensch, S. (2021) Plasmodium relictum. Trends in Parasitology, 37 (4): 355–356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2020.06.004

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    Binkienė, R., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Molecular and morphological characterization of three new species of avian Onchocercidae (Nematoda) with emphasis on circulating microfilariae. Parasites & Vectors, 14 (1): art. no. 137. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04614-8

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    Guimaraes, L.D., Simoes, R.F., Chagas, C.R.F., de Menezes, R.M.T., Silva, F.S., Monteiro, E.F., Holcman, M.M., Bajay, M.M., Pinter, A., de Camargo-Neves, V.L.F., Kirchgatter, K. (2021) Assessing diversity, plasmodium infection and blood meal sources in mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from a Brazilian Zoological Park with avian malaria transmission. Insects, 12 (3): art. no. 215. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12030215

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Harl, J., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Co-infections of Plasmodium relictum lineages pSGS1 and pGRW04 are readily distinguishable by broadly used PCR-based protocols, with remarks on global distribution of these malaria parasites. Acta Tropica, 217: art. no. 105860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.105860

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    Hernandez-Orts, J.S., Hernandez-Mena, D.I., Pantoja, C., Kuchta, R., Garcia, N.A., Crespo, E.A., Loizaga, R. (2021) A visitor of tropical waters: First record of a Clymene dolphin (Stenella clymene) off the Patagonian coast of Argentina, with comments on diet and metazoan parasites. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8: art. no. 658975. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.658975

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    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Duc, M., Iezhova, T.A. (2021) Description of Haemoproteus asymmetricus n. sp. (Haemoproteidae), with remarks on predictability of the DNA haplotype networks in haemosporidian parasite taxonomy research. Acta Tropica, 218: art. no. 105905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.105905

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    Binkienė R. (2021) Specific and non-specific cestodes of shrews (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae) in Europe with a description of Coronacanthus longicirrosus n. sp (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae). Sytematic parasitology, 98 (3): 321–332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-021-09980-6

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Harl, J., Preikša, V., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Lankesterella (Apicomplexa, Lankesterellidae) blood parasites of Passeriform birds: prevalence, molecular and morphological characterization, with notes on sporozoite persistence in vivo and development in vitro. Animals, 11 (5): art. no. 1451. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051451

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    Kalbskopf, V., Ahren, D., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Hellgren, O. (2021) Shifts in gene expression variability in the blood-stage of Plasmodium relictum. Gene, 792: art. no. 145723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2021.145723

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    Hellgren, O., Kelbskopf, V., Ellis, V.A., Ciloglu, A., Duc, M., Huang, X., Lopes, R.J., Mata, V.A., Aghayan, S.A., Inci, A., Drovetski, S.V. (2021) Low MSP-1 haplotype diversity in the West Palearctic population of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium relictum. Malaria Journal, 20 (1): art. no. 265. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-03799-8

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    Uhrovic, D., Scholz, T., Kudlai, O., Oros, M. (2021) Disentangling taxonomy of Biacetabulum (Cestoda, Caryophyllidea), parasites of catostomid fishes in North America: proposal of Megancestus gen. n. to accommodate B. carpiodi. Parasitology Research, 120 (6): 1993–2001. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07188-7

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    Vermaak, A., Smit, N.J ., Kudlai, O. (2021) Molecular and morphological characterisation of the metacercariae of two species of Cardiocephaloides (Digenea: Strigeidae) infecting endemic South African klipfish (Perciformes: Clinidae). Folia Parasitologica, 68: art. no. 007. https://doi.org/10.14411/fp.2021.007

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    Kudlai, O., Pantoja, C., O’Dwyer, K., Jouet, D., Skirnisson, K., Faltynkova, A. (2021) Diversity of Plagiorchis (Trematoda: Digenea) in high latitudes: Species composition and snail host spectrum revealed by integrative taxonomy. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 59 (5): 937–962. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzs.12469

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    Bernotienė, R., Bartkevičienė, G., Bukauskaitė, D. (2021) The flying activity of biting midges (Ceratopogonidae: Culicoides) in Verkiai Regional Park, southeastern Lithuania. Parasitology Research, 120 (7): 2323–2332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07147-2

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    Ghaemitalab, V., Mirshamsi, O., Valkiūnas, G., Aliabadian, M. (2021) Prevalence and genetic diversity of avian haemosporidian Parasites in Southern Iran. Pathogens, 10 (6): art. no. 645. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10060645

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    Uhrovic, D., Oros, M., Kudlai, O., Choudhury, A., Scholz, T. (2021) Molecular evidence of three closely related species of Biacetabulum Hunter, 1927 (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea): a case of recent speciation in different fish hosts (Catostomidae)? Parasitology, 148 (9): 1040–1056. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182021000743

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    Pantoja, C., Faltynkova, A., O’Dwyer, K., Jouet, D., Skirnisson, K., Kudlai, O. (2021) Diversity of echinostomes (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) in their snail hosts at high latitudes. Parasite, 28: art. no. 59. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2021054

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    Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Kubiliūnaitė, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) First report of Haemoproteus (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) megalomeronts in the brain of an avian host, with description of megalomerogony of Haemoproteus pastoris, the blood parasite of the Common starling. Animals, 11 (10): art. no. 2824. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11102824

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    Platonova, E., Palinauskas, V. (2021) The Impact of temperature on the sporogonic development of the tropical avian malaria parasite Plasmodium relictum (genetic lineage pGRW4) in Culex pipiens form molestus mosquitoes. Microorganisms, 9 (11): art. no. 2240. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9112240

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    Uhrovic, D., Oros, M., Reyda, F., Kudlai, O., Scholz, T. (2021) Redescription of Biacetabulum giganteum Hunter, 1929 (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), description of two new, closely related species from suckers (Catostomidae) in North America, and a critical review of host specificity of species of Biacetabulum Hunter, 1927. Systematics and Biodiversity, 19 (8): 1062–1079. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000.2021.1970649

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    Hernandez-Lara, C., Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Massive infection of lungs with exo-erythrocytic meronts in European robin Erithacus rubecula during natural Haemoproteus attenuatus haemoproteosis. Animals, 11 (11): art. no. 3273. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113273

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Binkienė, R., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Description and molecular characterization of two species of avian blood parasites, with remarks on circadian rhythms of avian Haematozoa infections. Animals, 11 (12): art. no. 3490. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11123490

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    Baltrūnaitė, L., Kitrytė, N., Križanauskienė, A. (2020) Blood parasites (Babesia, Hepatozoon and Trypanosoma) of rodents, Lithuania: part I. Molecular and traditional microscopy approach. Parasitology Research, 119 (2): 687–694. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06577-3

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    Venugopal, K., Hentzschel, F., Valkiūnas, G., Marti, M. (2020) Plasmodium asexual growth and sexual development in the haematopoietic niche of the host. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 18 (3): 177–189. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-019-0306-2

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    Schwelm, J., Kudlai, O., Smit, N.J., Selbach, C., Sures, B. (2020) High parasite diversity in a neglected host: larval trematodes of Bithynia tentaculata in Central Europe. Journal of Helminthology, 94: art. no. e120. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X19001093

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    Chagas, C.R.F., Binkienė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G (2020) The buffy coat method : a tool for detection of blood parasites without staining procedures. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 104. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-3984-8

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    Hoogendoorn, C., Smit, N.J., Kudlai, O. (2020) Resolution of the identity of three species of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) parasitising freshwater fishes in South Africa, combining molecular and morphological evidence. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife, 11: 50–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.12.003

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    Fecchio, A., Chagas, C.R.F., Bell, J.A., Kirchgatter, K. (2020) Evolutionary ecology, taxonomy, and systematics of avian malaria and related parasites. Acta Tropica, 204: art. no. UNSP 105364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105364

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    Žiegytė, R., Platonova, E., Bernotienė, R., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V. (2020) Complete sporogony of the blood parasite Haemoproteus nucleocondensus in common biting midges: why is its transmission interrupted in Europe? Parasitology, 147 (5): 593–600. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182020000116

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    Petkevičiūtė, R, Stanevičiūtė, G., Stunžėnas, V. (2020) Exploring species diversity of lissorchiid trematodes (Digenea: Lissorchiidae) associated with the gravel snail, Lithoglyphus naticoides, in European freshwaters. Journal of Helminthology, 94: art. no. e152. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X2000036X

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    Garcia-Longoria, L., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Differential gene expression of Plasmodium homocircumflexum (lineage pCOLL4) across two experimentally infected passerine bird species. Genomics, 112 (4): 2857–2865. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2020.03.025

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    Videvall, E., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Host transcriptional responses to high- and low-virulent avian malaria parasites. American Naturalist, 195 (6): 1070–1084. https://doi.org/10.1086/708530

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    Inumaru, M., Aratani, S., Shimizu, M., Yamamoto, M., Sato, Y., Murata, K., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Penguins are competent hosts of Haemoproteus parasites: the first detection of gametocytes, with molecular characterization of Haemoproteus larae. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 307. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04176-1

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    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2020) Molecular characterization of swallow haemoproteids, with description of one new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica, 207: art. no. 105486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105486

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    Faltynkova, A., Pantoja, C., Skirnisson, K., Kudlai, O. (2020) Unexpected diversity in northern Europe: trematodes from salmonid fishes in Iceland with two new species of Crepidostomum Braun, 1900. Parasitology Research, 119 (8): 2439–2462. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06724-1

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    Monteiro, E.F., Fernandez-Becerra, C., Araujo, M.D., Messias, M.R., Ozaki, L.S., Duarte, A.M.R.D., Bueno, M.G., Catao-Dias, J.L., Chagas, C.R.F., Mathias, B.D., dos Santos, M.G., Santos, S.V., Holcman, M.M., de Souza, J.C., Kirchgatter, K. (2020) Naturally acquired humoral immunity against malaria parasites in non-human primates from the Brazilian Amazon, Cerrado and Atlantic forest. Pathogens, 9 (7): art. no. 525. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens9070525

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    Ciloglu, A., Ergen, A.G., Inci, A., Dik, B., Duzlu, O., Onder, Z, Yetismis, G., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G., Yildirim, A. (2020) Prevalence and genetic diversity of avian haemosporidian parasites at an intersection point of bird migration routes: Sultan Marshes National Park, Turkey. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105465

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    Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Kazak, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Development of Trypanosoma everetti in Culicoides biting midges. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105555. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105555

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    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bakonyi, T., Weissenbock, H. (2020) Geographic and host distribution of haemosporidian parasite lineages from birds of the family Turdidae. Malaria Journal, 19 (1): art. no. 335. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03408-0

  • 2020 m.

    Ciloglu, A., Ellis, V.A., Duc, M., Downing, P.A., Inci, A., Bensch, S. (2020) Evolution of vector transmitted parasites by host switching revealed through sequencing of Haemoproteus parasite mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 153: art. no. 106947. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106947

  • 2020 m.

    Simoes, R.F., Wilke, A.B.B., Chagas, C.R.F., de Menezes, R.M.T., Suesdek, L., Multini, L.C., Silva, F.S., Grech, M.G., Marrelli, M.T., Kirchgatter, K. (2020) Wing geometric morphometrics as a tool for the identification of Culex subgenus mosquitoes of Culex (Diptera: Culicidae). Insects, 11 (9): art. no. 567. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11090567

  • 2020 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Zhokhov, A.E., Stunžėnas, V., Poddubnaya, L.G., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2020) Phyllodistomum kupermani n. sp. from the European perch, Perca fluviatilis L. (Perciformes: Percidae), and redescription of Phyllodistomum macrocotyle (Luhe, 1909) with notes on the species diversity and host specificity in the European Phyllodistomum spp. (Trematoda: Gorgoderidae). Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 561. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04434-2

  • 2020 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Platonova, E., Žiegytė, R., Mukhin, A. (2020) Dynamics of blood stage and sporozoite-induced malarial infections in experimentally infected passerines. International Journal for Parasitology, 50 (13): 1057–1065. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.05.015

  • 2020 m.

    Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Patterns of Haemoproteus majoris (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) megalomeront development. Acta Tropica, 212: art. no. 105706. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105706

  • 2019 m.

    Ciloglu, A., Ellis, V.A., Bernotienė, R.,Valkiūnas, G., Bensch, S. (2019) A new one-step multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection and identification of avian haemosporidian parasites. Parasitology Research. 118 (1): 191-201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-6153-7

  • 2019 m.

    Ortiz-Catedral, L., Brunton, D., Stidworthy, M.F., Elsheikha, H.M., Pennycott, T., Schulze, C., Braun, M., Wink, M., Gerlach, H., Pendl, H., Gruber, A.D., Ewen, J., Perez-Tris, J., Valkiūnas, G., Olias, P. (2019) Haemoproteus minutus is highly virulent for Australasian and South American parrots. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 40. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3255-0

  • 2019 m.

    Lisitsyna, O.I., Kudlai, O., Spraker, T.R., Tkach, V.V., Smales, L.R., Kuzmina, T.A. (2019) Morphological and molecular evidence for synonymy of Corynosoma obtuscens Lincicome, 1943 with Corynosoma australe Johnston, 1937 (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae). Systematic Parasitology. 96 (1): 95-110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-018-9830-0

  • 2019 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.A., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) High susceptibility of the laboratory-reared biting midges Culicoides nubeculosus to Haemoproteus infections, with review on Culicoides species that transmit avian haemoproteids. Parasitology. 146 (3): 333-341. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018001373

  • 2019 m.

    Hoogendoorn, C., Smit, N.J., Kudlai, O. (2019) Molecular and morphological characterisation of four diplostomid metacercariae infecting Tilapia sparrmanii (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the North West Province, South Africa. Parasitology Research. 118 (5): 1403-1416. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06285-y

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Fragner, K., Platonova, E., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Patterns of Plasmodium homocircumflexum virulence in experimentally infected passerine birds. Malaria Journal. 18: art. no. 174. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2810-2

  • 2019 m.

    Binkienė, R., Miliute, A., Stunžėnas, V. (2019) Molecular data confirm the taxonomic position of Hymenolepis erinacei (Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) and host switching, with notes on cestodes of Palaearctic hedgehogs (Erinaceidae). Journal of Helminthology. 93 (2): 195-202. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X18000056

  • 2019 m.

    Himmel, T., Harl, J., Kubber-Heiss, A., Konicek, C., Fernandez, N., Juan-Salles, C., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) Molecular probes for the identification of avian Haemoproteus and Leucocytozoon parasites in tissue sections by chromogenic in situ hybridization. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 282. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3536-2

  • 2019 m.

    Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Vaitkutė, G., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Identification of a new vector species of avian haemoproteids, with a description of methodology for the determination of natural vectors of haemosporidian parasites. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 307. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3559-8

  • 2019 m.

    Pornpanom, P., Chagas, C.R.F., Lertwatcharasarakul, P., Kasorndorkbua, C., Valkiūnas, G., Salakij, C. (2019) Molecular prevalence and phylogenetic relationship of Haemoproteus and Plasmodium parasites of owls in Thailand: Data from a rehabilitation centre. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 9: 248-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.06.002

  • 2019 m.

    Lotta, I.A., Valkiūnas, G., Pacheco, M.A., Escalante, A.A., Hernandez, S.R., Matta, N.E. (2019) Disentangling Leucocytozoon parasite diversity in the neotropics: Descriptions of two new species and shortcomings of molecular diagnostics for leucocytozoids. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 9: 159-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.05.002

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Palinauskas, V., Platonova, E., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The experimental study on susceptibility of common European songbirds to Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pGRW6), a widespread avian malaria parasite. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 290. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2926-4

  • 2019 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Sporogony of four Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with report of in vitro ookinetes of Haemoproteus hirundinis: phylogenetic inference indicates patterns of haemosporidian parasite ookinete development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 422. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3679-1

  • 2019 m.

    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) The nuclear 18S ribosomal DNAs of avian haemosporidian parasites. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 305. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2940-6

  • 2019 m.

    Lisitsyna, O.I., Kudlai, O., Cribb, T.H., Smit, N.J. (2019) Three new species of acanthocephalans (Palaeacanthocephala) from marine fishes collected off the East Coast of South Africa. Folia Parasitologica. 66: art. no. 012. https://doi.org/10.14411/fp.2019.012

  • 2019 m.

    Greben, O., Kudlai, O., Kornyushin, V.V. (2019) The intermediate hosts of Wardium cirrosa (Krabbe, 1869) Spassky, 1961 (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea, Aploparaksidae) in Ukraine. Parasitology Research. 118 (11): 3129-3137. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06453-0

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The life-cycle of the avian haemosporidian parasite Haemoproteus majoris, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic and sporogonic development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 516. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3773-4

  • 2019 m.

    Weinberg, J., Field, J.T., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) De novo transcriptome assembly and preliminary analyses of two avian malaria parasites, Plasmodium delichoni and Plasmodium homocircumfiexum. Genomics. 111 (6): 1815-1823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2018.12.004

  • 2019 m.

    Kornienko, S.A., Binkienė, R., Dokuchaev, N.E., Tkach, V.V. (2019) Molecular phylogeny and systematics of cestodes with rudimentary rostellum (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from Holarctic Sorex shews (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 187 (3): 965-986. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz061

  • 2019 m.

    Cepeda, A.S., Lotta-Arevalo, I.A., Pinto-Osorio, D.F., Macias-Zacipa, J., Valkiūnas, G., Barato, P., Matta, N.E. (2019) Experimental characterization of the complete life cycle of Haemoproteus columbae, with a description of a natural host-parasite system used to study this infection. International Journal for Parasitology. 49 (12): 975-984. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.07.003

  • 2019 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Himmel, T., Harl, J., Weissenbock, H., Iezhova, T.A. (2019) Molecular characterization of six widespread avian haemoproteids, with description of three new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica. 197: art. no. 105051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105051

  • 2019 m.

    Svitin, R., Truter, M., Kudlai, O., Smit, N.J., du Preez, L. (2019) Novel information on the morphology, phylogeny and distribution of camallanid nematodes from marine and freshwater hosts in South Africa, including the description of Camallanus sodwanaensis n. sp. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 10: 263-273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.09.007

  • 2019 m.

    Groff, T.C.,Lorenz, T.J., Crespo, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) Haemoproteosis lethality in a woodpecker, with molecular and morphological characterization of Haemoproteus velans (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae). International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 10: 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.07.007

  • 2019 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) A new methodology for sporogony research of avian haemoproteids in laboratory-reared Culicoides spp., with a description of the complete sporogonic development of Haemoproteus pastoris. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 582. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3832-x

  • 2018 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2018) Comments on species divergence in the genus Sphaerium(Bivalvia) and phylogenetic affinities of Sphaerium nucleus and S. corneum var. mamillanum based on karyotypes and sequences of 16S and ITS1 rDNA. Plos One. 13 (1): art. no. e0191427. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191427

  • 2018 m.

    Pacheco, M.A., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Parker, P.G., Mello, B., Stanley, C.E., Lentino, M., Garcia-Amado, M.A., Cranfield, M., Pond, S.L.K., Escalante, A.A. (2018) Mode and rate of evolution of haemosporidian mitochondrial genomes: timing the radiation of avian parasites. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35 (2): 383-403. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msx285

  • 2018 m.

    Kuzmina, TA., Tkach, V.V., Spraker, T.R., Lyons, E.T., Kudlai, O. (2018) Digeneans of northern fur seals Callorhinus ursinus (Pinnipedia: Otariidae) from five subpopulations on St. Paul Island, Alaska. Parasitology Research. 117 (4): 1079-1086. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5784-z”>https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5784-z

  • 2018 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Fragner, K., Weissenbock, H., Atkinson, C.T., Iezhova, T.A. (2018) Characterization of Plasmodium relictum, a cosmopolitan agent of avian malaria. Malaria Journal. 17: art. no. 184. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2325-2

  • 2018 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. (2018) Keys to the avian malaria parasites. Malaria Journal. 17: art. no. 212. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2359-5

  • 2018 m.

    Jia, T., Valkiūnas, G., Yang, M.H., Zheng, C.M., Pu, T.C., Zhang, Y.Y., Dong, L., Suo, X., Zhang, C.L. (2018) Malaria parasites and related haemosporidians cause mortality in cranes: a study on the parasites diversity, prevalence and distribution in Beijing Zoo. Malaria Journal. 17: art.no 234. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2385-3″>https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2385-3

  • 2018 m.

    Pacheco, M.A., Cepeda, A.S., Bernotienė, R., Lotta, I.A., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Escalante, A.A. (2018) Primers targeting mitochondrial genes of avian haemosporidians: PCR detection and differential DNA amplification of parasites belonging to different genera. International Journal for Parasitology. 48 (8): 657-670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.02.003

  • 2018 m.

    Valskienė, R., Baršienė, J., Butrimavičienė, L., Grygiel, W., Stunžėnas, V., Jokšas, K., Stankevičiūtė, M. (2018) Environmental genotoxicity and cytotoxicity levels in herring (Clupea harengus), flounder (Platichthys flesus) and cod (Gadus morhua) inhabiting the Gdansk Basin of the Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 133: 65-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.05.023

  • 2018 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Zhokhov, A.E., Poddubnaya, L.G., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2018) Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of European species of Crepidostomum Braun, 1900 (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) based on rDNA, with special reference to Crepidostomum oschmarini Zhokhov & Pugacheva, 1998. Parasites & Vectors. 11: art. no. 530. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3095-y

  • 2018 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2018) A new blood parasite of leaf warblers: molecular characterization, phylogenetic relationships, description and identification of vectors. Parasites & Vectors. 11: art.no. 538. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3109-9

  • 2018 m.

    Ferreira, F.C., Dutra, D.D., Martins, N.R.S., Valkiūnas, G., Braga, E.M. (2018) Haemoproteus paraortalidum n. sp in captive Black-fronted Piping-guans Aburria jacutinga (Galliformes, Cracidae): High prevalence in a population reintroduced into the wild. Acta Tropica. 188: 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.08.035

  • 2018 m.

    Huang, X., Hansson, R., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. (2018) The success of sequence capture in relation to phylogenetic distance from a reference genome: a case study of avian haemosporidian parasites. International Journal for Parasitology. 48 (12): 947-954. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.05.009

  • 2018 m.

    Field, J.T., Weinberg, J., Bensch, S., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2018) Delineation of the genera Haemoproteus and Plasmodium using RNA-seq and multi-gene phylogenetics. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 86 (9): 646-654. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00239-018-9875-3

  • 2018 m.

    Kuzmina, T.A., Spraker, T.R., Kudlai, O., Lisitsyna, O.I., Zabludovskaja, S.O., Karbowiak, G., Fontaine, C., Kuchta, R. (2018) Metazoan parasites of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): A new data and review. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 7 (3): 326-334. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2018.09.001

  • 2018 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Žiegytė, R., Šengaut, J., Bernotienė, R. (2018) Different paths – the same virulence: experimental study on avian single and co-infections with Plasmodium relictum and Plasmodium elongatum. International Journal for Parasitology. 48 (14): 1089-1096. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.08.003

  • 2017 m.

    Stoyanov B., Georgieva S., Pankov P., Kudlai O., Kostadinova A., Georgiev B.B. (2017). Morphology and molecules reveal a third species of the genus Posthodiplostomum Dubois, 1936 (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in Europe. Systematic Parasitology, 94 (1): 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9680-6

  • 2017 m.

    Kudlai, O., Kostadinova, A., Pulis, E.E., Tkach, V.V. (2017) The Psilostomidae Looss, 1900 (sensu stricto) (Digenea: Echinostomatoidea): description of three new genera and a key to the genera of the family. Systematic Parasitology. 94 (1): 21-33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9681-5

  • 2017 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Valkiūnas, G., Guimaraes, L.D., Monteiro, E.F., Guida, F.J.V., Simoes, R.F., Rodrigues, P.T., Luna, E.J.D., Kirchgatter, K. (2017) Diversity and distribution of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites in captive birds from a Brazilian megalopolis. Malaria Journal. 16: art. no. 83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1729-8

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. (2017) Exo-erythrocytic development of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites. Malaria Journal. 16: art. no. 101. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1746-7

  • 2017 m.

    Ricklefs, R.E., Medeiros, M., Ellis, V.A., Svensson-Coelho M., Blake J.G., Loiselle B.A., Soares L., Fecchio A., Outlaw D., Marra, P.P., Latta, S.C., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. (2017) Avian migration and the distribution of malaria parasites in New World passerine birds. Journal of Biogeography. 44 (5): 1113-1123. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12928

  • 2017 m.

    Videvall, E., Cornwallis, C.K., Ahren, D., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2017) The transcriptome of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium ashfordi displays host-specific gene expression. Molecular Ecology. 26 (11): 2939-2958. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14085

  • 2017 m.

    Stunžėnas, V., Petkevičiūtė, R., Poddubnaya, L.G., Stanevičiūtė, G., Zhokhov, A.E. (2017) Host specificity, molecular phylogeny and morphological differences of Phyllodistomum pseudofolium Nybelin, 1926 and Phyllodistomum angulatum Linstow, 1907 (Trematoda: Gorgoderidae) with notes on Eurasian ruffe as final host for Phyllodistomum spp. Parasites & Vectors. 10: 286. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2210-9

  • 2017 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Markovets, M.Y., Bernotienė, R., Mukhin, A., Iezhova, T.A., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V. (2017) The widespread biting midge Culicoides impunctatus (Ceratopogonidae) is susceptible to infection with numerous Haemoproteus (Haemoproteidae) species. Parasites & Vectors.10: art. no. 397. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2317-z”>https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2317-z

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2017) Molecular characterization and distribution of Plasmodium matutinum, a common avian malaria parasite. Parasitology. 144 (3): 1726-1735. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182017000737

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Pendl, H., Olias, P. (2017) New Haemoproteus parasite of parrots, with remarks on the virulence of haemoproteids in naive avian hosts. Acta Tropica. 176: 256-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.08.004

  • 2017 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2017) Experimental evidence for hybridization of closely related lineages in Plasmodium relictum. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 217: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molbiopara.2017.08.002

  • 2017 m.

    Kudlai, O., Oros, M., Kostadinova, A., Georgieva, S. (2017) Exploring the diversity of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in fishes from the River Danube using mitochondrial DNA barcodes. Parasites & Vectors. 10: art. no. 592. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2518-5

  • 2016 m.

    Cribb T.H., Bray R.A., Diaz P.E., Huston D.C., Kudlai O., Martin S.B., Yong R.Q-Y., Cutmore S.C. (2016). Trematodes of fishes of the Indo-west Pacific: told and untold richness. Systematic parasitology, 93 (3): 237–247. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9625-0

  • 2016 m.

    Žiegytė R., Bernotienė R., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Haemoproteus tartakovskyi (Haemoproteidae): Complete sporogony in Culicoides nubeculosus (Ceratopogonidae), with implications for avian haemoproteid experimental research. Experimental Parasitology. 160: 17-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2015.11.003

  • 2016 m.

    Kudlai O., Pulis E.E., Kostadinova A., Tkach V.V. (2016) Neopsilotrema n. g. (Digenea: Psilostomidae) and three new species from ducks (Anseriformes: Anatidae) in North America and Europe. Systematic Parasitology. 93 (4): 307-319. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9634-z

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Mobley K., Ježova T.A. (2016) Hepatozoon ellisgreineri n. sp. (Hepatozoidae): description of the first avian apicomplexan blood parasite inhabiting granulocytes. Parasitology Research. 115 (2): 609-613. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4777-4

  • 2016 m.

    Carlson J.S., Giannitti F., Valkiūnas G., Tell L.A., Snipes J., Wright S., Cornel A.J. (2016) A method to preserve low parasitaemia Plasmodium-infected avian blood for host and vector infectivity assays. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 154. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1198-5

  • 2016 m.

    Tkach V.V., Kudlai O., Kostadinova A. (2016) Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the Echinostomatoidea Looss, 1899 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea). International Journal for Parasitology. 46 (3): 171-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2015.11.001

  • 2016 m.

    Bernotienė R., Palinauskas V., Iezhova T., Murauskaitė D., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Avian haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida): A comparative analysis of different polymerase chain reaction assays in detection of mixed infections. Experimental Parasitology. 163: 31-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2016.01.009

  • 2016 m.

    Chagas C.R.F., Guimares L.D., Monteiro E.F., Valkiūnas G., Katayama M.V., Santos S.V., Guida F.J.V., Simoes R.F., Kirchgatter K. (2016) Hemosporidian parasites of free-living birds in the So Paulo Zoo, Brazil. Parasitology Research. 115 (4): 1443-1452. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4878-0

  • 2016 m.

    Baršienė J., Butrimavičienė L., Grygiel W., Stunžėnas V., Valskienė R., Greiciūnaitė J., Stankevičiūtė, M. (2016) Environmental genotoxicity assessment along the transport routes of chemical munitions leading to the dumping areas in the Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 103 (1-2): 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.048

  • 2016 m.

    Walther E., Valkiūnas G., Wommack E.A., Bowie R.C.K., Iezhova T.A., Sehgal R.N.M. (2016) Description and molecular characterization of a new Leucocytozoon parasite (Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon californicus sp nov., found in American kestrels (Falco sparverius sparverius). Parasitology Research. 115 (5): 1853-1862. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-4925-5

  • 2016 m.

    Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Palinauskas V., Iezhova T.A., Dinhopl N., Nedorost N., Weissenbacher-Lang C., Weissenbock H., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Mortality and pathology in birds due to Plasmodium (Giovannolaia) homocircumflexum infection, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic development of avian malaria parasites. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 256. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1310-x

  • 2016 m.

    Bernotienė R., Valkiūnas G. (2016) PCR detection of malaria parasites and related haemosporidians: the sensitive methodology in determining bird-biting insects. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 283. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1338-y

  • 2016 m.

    Dimitrov D., Iezhova T.A., Zehtindjiev P., Bobeva A., Ilieva M., Kirilova M., Bedev K., Sjoholm C., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Molecular characterisation of three avian haemoproteids (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), with the description of Haemoproteus (Parahaemoproteus) palloris n. sp. Systematic parasitology. 93 (5): 431-449. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9638-8

  • 2016 m.

    Kornienko S., Binkienė R., Tkach V.V. (2016) Revision of the genus Soricinia Spassky & Spasskaja, 1954 (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) with redescriptions of three species, an amended generic diagnosis and an identification key to species. Systematic parasitology. 93 (5): 451-465. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9639-7

  • 2016 m.

    Mantilla J.S., Gonzalez A.D., Lotta I.A., Moens M., Pacheco M.A., Escalante A.A., Valkiūnas G., Moncada L.I., Perez-Tris J., Matta N.E. (2016) Haemoproteus erythrogravidus n. sp (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae): Description and molecular characterization of a widespread blood parasite of birds in South America. Acta Tropica. 159: 83-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.02.025

  • 2016 m.

    Bensch, S., Canbäck B., DeBarry J.D., Johansson T., Hellgren O., Kissinger J.C. Palinauskas V., Videvall E., Valkiūnas G. (2016) The genome of Haemoproteus tartakovskyi and its relationship to human malaria parasites. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8 (5): 1361-1373. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evw081

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Description of Haemoproteus ciconiae sp nov (Haemoproteidae, Haemosporida) from the white stork Ciconia ciconia, with remarks on insensitivity of established polymerase chain reaction assays to detect this infection. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2609-2616. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5007-4

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Žiegytė R., Bernotienė R., Jusys V., Eigirdas, V., Fragner K., Weissenbock H., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Plasmodium delichoni n. sp.: description, molecular characterisation and remarks on the exoerythrocytic merogony, persistence, vectors and transmission. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2625-2636. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5009-2

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Iezhova T., Sehgal R.N.M. (2016) Deforestation does not affect the prevalence of a common trypanosome in African birds. Acta Tropica. 162: 222-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.07.003

  • 2016 m.

    Mukhin A., Palinauskas V., Platonova E., Kobylkov D., Vakoliuk I., Valkiūnas G. (2016) The strategy to survive primary malaria infection: an experimental study on behavioural changes in parasitized birds. PLOS ONE. 11 (7): e0159216. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159216

  • 2016 m.

    Nilsson E., Taubert H., Hellgren O., Huang X., Palinauskas V., Markovets M.Y., Valkiūnas G., Bensch S. (2016) Multiple cryptic species of sympatric generalists within the avian blood parasite Haemoproteus majoris. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29 (9): 1812-1826. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12911

  • 2016 m.

    Asghar M., Palinauskas V., Zaghdoudi-Allan N., Valkiūnas G., Mukhin A., Platonova, E., Farnert A., Bensch S., Hasselquist D. (2016) Parallel telomere shortening in multiple body tissues owing to malaria infection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 283 (1836): art. no. 20161184. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1184

  • 2016 m.

    Bukauskaitė D., Bernotienė R., Iezhova T.A., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Mechanisms of mortality in Culicoides biting midges due to Haemoproteus infection. Parasitology. 143 (13): 1748-1754. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182016001426

  • 2016 m.

    Kudlai O., Cribb T.H., Cutmore S.C. (2016) A new species of microphallid (Trematoda: Digenea) infecting a novel host family, the Muraenidae, on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Systematic Parasitology. 93 (9): 863-876. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9670-8

  • 2016 m.

    Moens M.A.J., Valkiūnas G., Paca A., Bonaccorso E., Aguirre N., Perez-Tris Jv. (2016) Parasite specialization in a unique habitat: hummingbirds as reservoirs of generalist blood parasites of Andean birds. Journal of Animal Ecology. 85 (5): 1234-1245. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12550

  • 2016 m.

    Lutz H.L., Marra N.J., Grewe F., Carlson J.S., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G., Stanhope M.J. (2016) Laser capture microdissection microscopy and genome sequencing of the avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium relictum. Parasitology Research. 115 (12): 4503-4510.Lutz H.L., Marra N.J., Grewe F., Carlson J.S., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G., Stanhope M.J. (2016) Laser capture microdissection microscopy and genome sequencing of the avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium relictum. Parasitology Research. 115 (12): 4503-4510. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5237-5

  • 2016 m.

    Palinauskas V., Žiegytė R., Iezhova T.A., Ilgūnas M., Bernotiene, R., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Description, molecular characterisation, diagnostics and life cycle of Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pERIRUB01), the virulent avian malaria parasite. International Journal for Parasitology. 46 (11): 697-707. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.05.005

  • 2015 m.

    Binkienė, R., Kornienko, S.A., Tkach, V.V. (2015) Soricinia genovi n. sp from Neomys fodiens in Bulgaria, with redescription of Soricinia globosa (Baer, 1931) (Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae). Parasitology Research. 114 (1): 209-218.https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-4180-6

  • 2015 m.

    Kudlai, O., Tkach, V.V., Pulis, E.E., Kostadinova, A. (2015) Redescription and phylogenetic relationships of Euparyphium capitaneum Dietz, 1909, the type-species of Euparyphium Dietz, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae). Systematic Parasitology. 90 (1): 53-65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-014-9533-0

  • 2015 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T.A., Bernotienė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Shapoval, A.P., Bolshakov, C.V., Markovets, M.Y., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Plasmodium spp.: an experimental study on vertebrate host susceptibility to avian malaria. Experimental Parasitology. 148: 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2014.11.005

  • 2015 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Žiegytė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T.A., Bernotienė, R., Bolshakov, C., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Description of the first cryptic avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium homocircumflexum n. sp., with experimental data on its virulence and development in avian hosts and mosquitoes. International Journal for Parasitology. 45 (1): 51-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.08.012

  • 2015 m.

    Kudlai, O., Kostadinova, A., Pulis, E.E., Tkach, V.V. (2015) A new species of Drepanocephalus Dietz, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) from the double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus (Lesson) (Aves: Phalacrocoracidae) in North America. Systematic Parasitology. 90 (3): 221-230. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-015-9550-7

  • 2015 m.

    Lotta, I.A., Gonzalez, A.D., Pacheco, M.A., Escalante, A.A., Valkiūnas, G., Moncada, L.I., Matta, N.E. (2015) Leucocytozoon pterotenuis sp nov (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae): description of the morphologically unique species from the Grallariidae birds, with remarks on the distribution of Leucocytozoon parasites in the Neotropics. Parasitology Research. 114 (3): 1031-1044. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-4269-y

  • 2015 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G., Zhokhov, A.E. (2015) European Phyllodistomum (Digenea, Gorgoderidae) and phylogenetic affinities of Cercaria duplicata based on rDNA and karyotypes. Zoologica Scripta. 44 (2): 191-202. https://doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12080

  • 2015 m.

    Videvall, E., Cornwallis, C.K., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2015) The avian transcriptome response to malaria infection. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32 (5): 1255-1267. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msv016

  • 2015 m.

    Stanevičiūtė, G., Stunžėnas, V., Petkevičiūtė, R. (2015) Phylogenetic relationships of some species of the family Echinostomatidae Odner, 1910 (Trematoda), inferred from nuclear rDNA sequences and karyological analysis. Comparative Cytogenetics. 9 (2): 257-270. https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v9i2.4846

  • 2015 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Dimitrov, D., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Markovets, M.Yu., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Biting midges (Culicoides, Diptera) transmit Haemoproteus parasites of owls: evidence from sporogony and molecular phylogeny. Parasites & Vectors. 8: 303. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0910-6

  • 2015 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R. (2015) The evidence for rapid gametocyte viability changes in the course of parasitemia in Haemoproteus parasites. Parasitology Research. 114 (8): 2903-2909. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4491-2

  • 2015 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Dimitrov, D., Ježova, T. (2015) Complete sporogony of Plasmodium relictum (lineage pGRW4) in mosquitoes Culex pipiens pipiens, with implications on avian malaria epidemiology. Parasitology Research. 114 (8): 3075-3085. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4510-3

  • 2015 m.

    Hellgren, O., Atkinson, C. T., Bensch, S., Albayrak, T., Dimitrov, D., Ewen, J., Kim, K.S., Lima, M. R., Martin, L. B., Palinauskas, V., Ricklefs, R.E., Sehgal, R.N.M., Valkiūnas, G., Tsuda, Y., Marzal, A. (2015) Global phylogeography of the avian malaria pathogen Plasmodium relictum based on MSP1 allelic diversity. Ecography. 38 (8): 842-850. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.01158

  • 2015 m.

    Coral A.A., Valkiūnas G., Gonzalez A.D., Matta N.E. (2015) In vitro development of Haemoproteus columbae (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with perspectives for genomic studies od avian haemosporidian parasites. Experimental Parasitology. 157: 163-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2015.08.003

  • 2015 m.

    Patitucci K. F., Kudlai O., Tkach V.V. (2015) Nephromonorcha varitestis n. sp. (Digenea: Renicolidae) from the American White Pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos in North Dakota, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology. 82 (2): 254-261. https://doi.org/10.1654/4775.1

  • 2015 m.

    Petkevičiūtė R., Kudlai O., Stunžėnas V., Stanevičiūtė G. (2015) Molecular and karyological identification and morphological description of cystocercous cercariae of Phyllodistomum umblae and Phyllodistomum folium (Digenea, Gorgoderidae) developing in European sphaeriid bivalves. Parasitology International. 64 (5): 441-447. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2015.06.007″>https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2015.06.007

  • 2015 m.

    Kudlai O., Cutmore S. C., Cribb T.H. (2015) Morphological and molecular data for three species of the Microphallidae (Trematoda: Digenea) in Australia, including the first descriptions of the cercariae of Maritrema brevisacciferum Shimazu et Pearson, 1991 and Microphallus minutus Johnston, 1948. Folia Parasitologica. 62: 053. https://doi.org/10.14411/fp.2015.053

  • 2015 m.

    Sehgal R.N.M., Iezhova T.A., Marzec T., Valkiūnas G. (2015) Trypanosoma naviformis sp. nov. (Kinetoplastidae: Trypanosomatidae) from widespread African songbirds, the Olive sunbird (Cyanomitra olivacea) and Yellow-whiskered greenbul (Andropadus latirostris). Zootaxa. 4034 (2): 342-350. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4034.2.6

  • 2015 m.

    Kudlai O., Stunžėnas V., Tkach V.V. (2015) The taxonomic identity and phylogenetic relationships of Cercaria pugnax and C. helvetica XII (Digenea: Lecithodendriidae) based on morphological and molecular data. Folia Parasitologica. 62: 003. https://doi.org/10.14411/fp.2015.003

  • 2014 m.

    Bensch, S., Coltman, D.W., Davis, C.S., Hellgren, O., Johansson, T., Malenfant, R.M., Moore, S.S., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Genomic resources notes accepted 1 June 2013-31 July 2013. Molecular Ecology Resources. 14 (1): 218. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12166

  • 2014 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Zehtindjiev, P., Bensch, S., Ilieva, M., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Two new species of Haemoproteus Kruse, 1890 (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) from European birds, with emphasis on DNA barcoding for detection of haemosporidians in wildlife. Systematic Parasitology. 87 (2): 135-151. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-013-9464-1

  • 2014 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2014) Differentiation of European freshwater bucephalids (Digenea: Bucephalidae) based on karyotypes and DNA sequences. Systematic Parasitology. 87 (2): 199-212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-013-9465-0

  • 2014 m.

    Matta, N.E., Lotta, I.A., Valkiūnas, G., Gonzalez, A.D., Pacheco, M. A., Escalante, A.A., Moncada, L.I., Rodriguez-Fandino, O.A. (2014) Description of Leucocytozoon quynzae sp nov (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) from hummingbirds, with remarks on distribution and possible vectors of leucocytozoids in South America. Parasitology Research. 113 (2): 457-468. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3675-x

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Ježova, T. (2014) In vitro development of Haemoproteus parasites : the efficiency of reproductive cells increase during simultaneous sexual process of different lineages. Parasitology Research. 113 (4): 1417-1423. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3782-3

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T. (2014) Haemoproteus infections (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) kill bird-biting mosquitoes. Parasitology Research. 113 (3): 1011-1018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3733-4

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Dimitrov, D., Bernotienė, R., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Ježova, T. (2014) Molecular characterization of five widespread avian haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida), with perspectives on the PCR-based detection of haemosporidians in wildlife. Parasitology Research. 113 (6): 2251-2263. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3880-2

  • 2014 m.

    Matta, N. E., Pacheco, M. A., Escalante, A. A., Valkiūnas, G., Ayerbe-Quiñones, F., Acevedo-Cendales, L. D. (2014) Description and molecular characterization of Haemoproteus macrovacuolatus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a morphologically unique blood parasite of black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) from South America. Parasitology Research. 113 (8): 2991-3000. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3961-2

  • 2014 m.

    Walther, E. L., Valkiūnas, G., González, A. D., Matta, N. E., Ricklefs, R. E., Cornel, A., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2014) Description, molecular characterization, and patterns of distribution of a widespread New World avian malaria parasite (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae), Plasmodium (Novyella) homopolare sp. nov. Parasitology Research. 113 (9): 3319-3332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3995-5

  • 2014 m.

    Kornienko, S. A., Binkienė, R. (2014) Redescription and systematic position of Soricinia tripartita Zarnowski, 1955 (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea), a cestode species parasitic in shrews of the genus Sorex, including erection of Gulyaevilep. Folia Parasitologica. 61 (2): 141-147. https://doi.org/10.14411/fp.2014.015

  • 2014 m.

    Stunžėnas, V., Petkevičiūtė, R., Stanevičiūtė, G., Binkienė, R. (2014) Rhipidocotyle fennica (Digenea: Bucephalidae) from Anodonta anatina and pike Esox lucius in Lithuania. Parasitology Research. 113 (10): 3881-3883. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-4102-7

  • 2014 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Haemoproteus minutus and Haemoproteus belopolskyi (Haemoproteidae): Complete sporogony in the biting midge Culicoides impunctatus (Ceratopogonidae), with implications on epidemiology of haemoprote. Experimental Parasitology. 145: 74-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2014.07.014

  • 2014 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Complete Sporogony of Plasmodium relictum (lineages pSGS1 and pGRW11) in Mosquito Culex pipiens pipiens form molestus, with Implications to Avian Malaria Epidemiology. Journal of Parasitology. 100 (6): 878-882. https://doi.org/10.1645/13-469.1

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T. (2013) Abortive long-lasting sporogony of two Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) in the mosquito Ochlerotatus cantans, with perspectives on haemosporidian vector research. Parasitology research. 112 (6): 2159–2169. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3375-6

  • 2013 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Valkiūnas, G., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Bensch, S. (2013) Molecular characterization of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) in yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava), with description of in vitro ookinetes of Haemoproteus motacillae. Zootaxa. 3666 (3): 369–381. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3666.3.7

  • 2013 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular and morphological characterization of two avian malaria parasites (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae), with description of Plasmodium homonucleophilum n. sp. Zootaxa. 3666 (1): 49–61. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3666.1.5

  • 2013 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Bolshakov, C.V., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) A New method for isolation of purified genomic DNA from haemosporidian parasites inhabiting nucleated red blood cells. Experimental parasitology. 133 (3): 275–280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2012.12.003

  • 2013 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Križanauskienė, A., Markovets, M. Yu., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular characterization and distribution of Haemoproteus minutus (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) : a pathogenic avian parasite. Parasitology international. 62 (4): 358–363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2013.03.006

  • 2013 m.

    Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Plasmodium relictum (lineages pSGS1 and pGRW11) : Complete synchronous sporogony in mosquitoes Culex pipiens pipiens. Experimental parasitology. 133 (4): 454–461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2013.01.008

  • 2013 m.

    Silveira, P., Belo, N. O., Lacorte, G. A., Kolesnikovas, C. K. M., Vanstreels, R. E. T., Steindel, M., Catao-Dias, J. L., Valkiūnas, G., Braga, É. M. (2013) Parasitological and new molecular-phylogenetic characterization of the malaria parasite Plasmodium tejerai in South American penguins. Parasitology international. 62 (2): 165–171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2012.12.004

  • 2013 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Sehgal, R. N.M., Carlson, J. S., Palinauskas, V., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular characterization of Haemoproteus sacharovi (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a common parasite of columbiform birds, with remarks on classification of haemoproteids of doves and pigeons. Zootaxa. 3616 (1): 85–94. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.1.7

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Križanauskienė, A., Bernotienė, R., Kazlauskienė, R., Ježova, T. (2013) Further observations on in vitro hybridization of Hemosporidian parasites : patterns of ookinete development in Haemoproteus Spp. Journal of parasitology. 99 (1): 124–136. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3226.1

  • 2013 m.

    Bensch, S., Hellgren, O., Križanauskienė, A., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Outlaw, D., Ricklefs, R. E. (2013) How can we determine the molecular clock of malaria parasites? Trends in parasitology. 29 (8): 363–369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2013.03.011

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Evans, E., Carlson, J. S., Martinez-Gomez, J. E., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2013) Two new Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from Columbiform birds. Journal of parasitology. 99 (3): 513–521. https://doi.org/10.1645/12-98.1

  • 2013 m.

    Carlson, J.S., Martinez-Gomez, J.E., Valkiūnas, G., Loiseau, C., Bell, D.A., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2013) Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of hemosporidian parasites in birds of Socorro Island, México, and their role in the re-introduction of the Socorro Dove (Zenaida graysoni). Journal of parasitology. 99 (2): 270–276. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3206.1

  • 2013 m.

    Mantilla, J.S., González, A. D., Valkiūnas, G., Moncada, L.I. (2013) Description and molecular characterization of Plasmodium (Novyella) unalis sp. nov. from the Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater) in highland of Colombia. Parasitology research. 112 (12): 4193–4204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3611-0

  • 2013 m.

    Levin, I.I., Zwiers, P., Deem, S. L., Geest, E. A., Higashiguchi, J.M., Ježova, T., Jimenez-Uzcategui, G., Kim, D.H., Morton, J. P., Perlut, N. G., Renfrew, R. B., Sari, E. H. R., Valkiūnas, G., Parker, P.G. (2013) Multiple lineages of avian malaria parasites (Plasmodium) in the Galapagos Islands and evidence for arrival via migratory birds. Conservation biology. 27 (6): 1366–1377. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12127

  • 2012 m.

    Petkevičiūtė R., Stunžėnas V., Stanevičiūtė G. 2012. Clarification of the systematic position of Cercariaeum crassum Wesenberg-Lund, 1934 (Digenea), based on karyological analysis and DNA sequences. Journal of Helminthology 86: 293-301.

  • 2012 m.

    Skrodenytė-Arbačiauskienė, V., Radžiutė, S., Stunžėnas, V., Būda, V. 2012. New Taxa – Proteobacteria. Pantoea typographi sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62: 942-948.

  • 2012 m.

    Binkienė, R., Kontrimavičius, L. (2012) Mathevolepis alpina sp n. (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from an alpine shrew : the first record of the genus in Europe. Folia parasitologica. 59 (4): 295–300

  • 2012 m.

    Santiago-Alarcon, D., Palinauskas, V., Schaefer, H. M. (2012) Diptera vectors of avian Haemosporidian parasites : untangling parasite life cycles and their taxonomy. Biological reviews. 87 (4): 928–964

  • 2012 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2012) Clarification of the systematic position of Cercariaeum crassum Wesenberg-Lund, 1934 (Digenea), based on karyological analysis and DNA sequences. Journal of helminthology. 86 (3): 293–301

  • 2012 m.

    Berthová, L., Valkiūnas, G., Országhová, Z. (2012) The First report of nine species of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida : Haemoproteus, Plasmodium and Leucocytozoon) in wild birds from Slovakia. Biologia. 67 (5): 931–933

  • 2012 m.

    Levin, I. I., Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., O’Brien, S. L., Parker, P. (2012) Novel Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from the Swallow-Tailed Gull (Lariidae), with remarks on the host range of hippoboscid-transmitted avian hemoproteids. Journal of parasitology. 98 (4): 847–854

  • 2012 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Palinauskas, V., Chernetsov, N., Valkiūnas, G (2012) Haemoproteus nucleocondensus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) from a Eurasian songbird, the Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus. Zootaxa. 3441: 36–46

  • 2012 m.

    Zehtindjiev, P., Križanauskienė, A., Bensch, S., Palinauskas, V., Asghar, M., Dimitrov, D., Scebba, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2012) A new morphologically distinct avian malaria parasite that fails detection by established polymerase chain reaction-based protocols for amplification of the cytochrome b gene. Journal of parasitology. 98 (3): 657–665

  • 2012 m.

    Skrodenytė-Arbačiauskienė, V., Radžiutė, S., Stunžėnas, V., Būda, V. (2012) Erwinia typographi sp. nov., isolated from bark beetle (Ips typographus) gut. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 62 (4): 942–948

  • 2012 m.

    Zehtindjiev, P., Križanauskienė, A., Scebba, S., Dimitrov, D., Valkiūnas, G., Hegemann, A., Tieleman, B. I., Bensch, S. (2012) Haemosporidian infections in skylarks (Alauda arvensis) : a comparative PCR-based and microscopy study on the parasite diversity and prevalence in southern Italy and the Netherlands. European journal of wildlife research. 58 (1): 335–344

  • 2011 m.

    Yohannes, E., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Lee, Raymond W., Bolshakov, Casimir V., Bensch, S. (2011) Does avian malaria infection affect feather stable isotope signatures? Oecologia. 167 (4): 937–942

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Carlson, J. S., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2011) Two new trypanosoma species from African birds, with notes on the taxonomy of avian trypanosomes. Journal of parasitology. 97 (5): 924–390

  • 2011 m.

    Binkienė, R., Kontrimavičius, V., Hoberg, E. P. (2011) Overview of the cestode fauna of European shrews of the genus Sorex with comments on the fauna in Neomys and Crocidura and an exploration of historical processes in post-glacial Europe. Helminthologia. 48 (4): 207–228

  • 2011 m.

    Levin, I. I., Valkiūnas, G., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Cruz, L. L., Ježova, T., O’Brien, S. L., Hailer, F., Dearborn, D., Schreiber, E. A., Fleischer, R. C., Ricklefs, R. E., Parker, P. G. (2011) Hippoboscid-transmitted Haemoproteus parasites (Haemosporida) infect Galapagos Pelecaniform birds: evidence from molecular and morphological studies, with a description of Haemoproteus iwa. International journal for parasitology. 41 (10): 1019–1027

  • 2011 m.

    Ježova, T., Dodge, M., Sehgal, R. N. M., Smith, T. B., Valkiūnas, G. (2011) New avian Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: haemoproteidae) from African birds, with a critique of the use of host taxonomic information in hemoproteid classification. Journal of parasitology. 97 (4): 682–694

  • 2011 m.

    Braga, É. M., Silveira, P., Belo, N. O., Valkiūnas, G. (2011) Recent advances in the study of avian malaria: an overview with an emphasis on the distribution of Plasmodium spp in Brazil. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Vol. 106, suppl. 1 (2011) p. 3–11

  • 2011 m.

    Marzal, A., Ricklefs, R. E., Valkiūnas, G., Albayrak, T., Arriero, E., Bonneaud, C., Czirják, G. A., Ewen, J., Hellgren, O., Hořáková, D., Ježova, T., Jensen, H., Križanauskienė, A., Lima, M. R., Lope, F. de, Magnussen, E., Martin, L. B., Møller, A. P., P (2011) Diversity, loss, and gain of malaria parasites in a globally invasive bird. PLoS ONE [Elektroninis išteklius]. 6 (7): e21905

  • 2011 m.

    Smith, T. B., Thomassen, H. A., Freedman, A. H., Sehgal, R. N.M., Buermann, W., Saatchi, S., Pollinger, J., Milá, B., Pires, D., Valkiūnas, G., Wayne, R. K. (2011) Patterns of divergence in the olive sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea (Aves: Nectariniidae) across the African rainforest-savanna ecotone. Biological journal of the Linnean Society. 103 (4): 821-835

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G. (2011) Haemosporidian vector research: marriage of molecular and microscopical approaches is essential. Molecular ecology. 20 (15): 3084-3086

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ashford, R. W., Bensch, S., Killick-Kendrick, R., Perkins, S. (2011) A cautionary note concerning Plasmodium in apes. Trends in parasitology. 24 (6): 231-232

  • 2011 m.

    Stunžėnas, V., Petkevičiūtė, R., Stanevičiūtė, G. (2011) Phylogeny of Sphaerium solidum (Bivalvia) based on karyotype and sequences of 16S and ITS1 rDNA. Central European journal of biology. 6 (1): 105-117

  • 2011 m.

    Sehgal, R. N. M., Buermann, W., Harrigan, R. J., Bonneaud, C., Loiseau, C., Chasar, A., Sepil, I., Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Saatchi, S., Smith, T. B. (2011) Spatially explicit predictions of blood parasites in a widely distributed African rainforest bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B-Biological sciences. 278 (1708): 1025-1033

  • 2011 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Bolshakov, C. V., Bensch, S. (2011) Plasmodium relictum (lineage SGS1) and Plasmodium ashfordi (lineage GRW2) : The effects of the co-infection on experimentally infected passerine birds. Experimental parasitology. 127 (2): 527-533

  • 2011 m.

    Njabo, K. Y., Cornel, A. J., Bonneaud, C., Toffelmier, E., Sehgal, R. N. M., Valkiūnas, G., Russell, A. F., Smith, T. B. (2011) Nonspecific patterns of vector, host and avian malaria parasite associations in a central African rainforest. Molecular ecology. 20 (5): 1049-1061

  • 2010 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Levin, I. I., Ježova, T. and Parker, P. G. (2010) A new Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from the endemic Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis, with remarks on the parasite distribution, vectors, and molecular diagnostics. Journal of parasitology. 96 (4): 783–792

  • 2010 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R. N. M., Ježova, T. and Hull, A. C. (2010) Identification of Leucocytozoon toddi Group (Haemosporida : Leucocytozoidae), with remarks on the species taxonomy of Leucocytozoids. Journal of parasitology. 96 (1): 170–177

  • 2010 m.

    Krams, I., Cirule, D., Krama, T., Hukkanen, M., Rytkonen, S., Ježova, T., Rantala, M. J., Tummeleht, L. (2010) Effects of forest management on haematological parameters, blood parasites, and reproductive success of the Siberian tit ( Poecile cinctus) in northern Finland. Annales zoologici Fennici. 47 (5): 335–346.

  • 2010 m.

    Petkevičiūtė, R., Stunžėnas, V., Stanevičiūtė, G. and Sokolov, S. G. (2010) Comparison of the developmental stages of some European allocreadiid trematode species and a clarification of their life-cycles based on ITS2 and 28S sequences. Systematic Parasitology 76 (3): 169–178

  • 2010 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Dolnik, O. V., Valkiūnas, G. and Bensch, S. (2010) Laser microdissection microscopy and single cell PCR of avian hemosporidians. Journal of Parasitology 96 (2): 420–424

  • 2010 m.

    Loiseau, C., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Chasar, A., Hutchinson, A., Buermann, W., Smith, T. B. and Sehgal, R. N. M. (2010) Spatial variation of Haemosporidian parasite infection in African Rainforest bird species. Journal of Parasitology 96 (1): 21–29

  • 2010 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Peréz-Tris, J., Palinauskas, V., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. and Valkiūnas, G. (2010) Molecular phylogenetic and morphological analysis of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) in a naturally infected European songbird, the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla, with description of Haemoproteus pallidulus sp. nov. Parasitology 137 (2): 217–227

  • 2010 m.

    Knowles, S. C. L., Palinauskas, V. and Sheldon, B. C. (2010) Chronic malaria infections increase family inequalities and reduce parental fitness: experimental evidence from a wild bird population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23 (3): 557–569

  • 2010 m.

    Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Loiseau, C., Smith, T. B. and Sehgal, R. N. M. (2010) Haemoproteus cyanomitrae sp. nov. (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from a Widespread African Songbird, the Olive Sunbird, Cyanomitra olivacea. Journal of parasitology. 96 (1): 137–143

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