This report is the first measure of virulence of Plasmodium for an insect vector other than a mosquito and concords with both expectations of theory and previous studies on natural parasite-host associations that revealed low virulence.
Journal of Medical Entomology 48(6):1183-1188. 2011
Parasitology, Volume 137, Issue 13, November 2010, pp 1851 - 1859
We examined these issues with a study of experimental single-clone infections for the lizard malaria parasite Plasmodium mexicanum in its natural host.