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Name : Carlo
Team : ESV
Grade : DR2
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Fax : (+33) 4 67 41 62 99
Office : 316
Locality : Montpellier
Employer : IRD
Theme :
I study afrotropical mosquitoes of the Anopheles gambiae complex and Anopheles funestus group. The remarkable genetic and ecological plasticity of these important malaria vectors combined with our knowledge of their chromosomal and genomic variability allow to study how ecological divergence in response to global environmental changes can lead to local adaptation and speciation.
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Publications :

Amimi N, Dussert S, Vaissayre V, Ghouil H, Doulbeau S, Costantini C, Ammari Y, Joet T (2020) Variation in seed traits among Mediterranean oaks in Tunisia and their ecological significance. Annals of Botany 125: 891-904 doi

Ayala D, Akone-Ella O, Rahola N, Kengne P, Ngangue MF, Mezeme F, Makanga BK, Nigg M, Costantini C, Simard F, Prugnolle F, Roche B, Duron O, Paupy C (2019) Natural Wolbachia infections are common in the major malaria vectors in Central Africa. Evolutionary Applications 12: 1583-1594 doi

Ayala D, Zhang S, Chateau M, Fouet C, Morlais I, Costantini C, Hahn MW, Besansky NJ (2019) Association mapping desiccation resistance within chromosomal inversions in the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Molecular Ecology 28: 1333-1342 doi

Barrón M, Paupy C, Rahola N, Akone-Ella O, Ngangue MF, Wilson-Bahun T, Pombi M, Kengne P, Costantini C, Simard F, González J, Ayala D (2019) A new species in the major malaria vector complex sheds light on reticulated species evolution. Scientific Reports 9: 14753 doi

Kengne P, Charmantter G, Blondeau-Bidet E, Costantini C, Ayala D (2019) Tolerance of disease-vector mosquitoes to brackish water and their osmoregulatory ability. Ecosphere 10: e02783 doi

Vantaux A, Yao F, Hien DFdS, Guissou E, Yameogo BK, Gouagna LC, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Simard F, Costantini C, Thomas F, Mouline K, Roche B, Cohuet A, Dabiré KR, Lefèvre T (2018) Field evidence for manipulation of mosquito host selection by the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. bioXriv doi PCI Evol Biol

Ayala D, Acevedo P, Pombi M, Dia I, Boccolini D, Costantini C, Simard F, Fontenille D (2017) Chromosome inversions and ecological plasticity in the main African malaria mosquitoes. Evolution 71: 686-701 doi

Makanga B, Costantini C, Rahola N, Yangari P, Rougeron V, Ayala D, Prugnolle F, Paupy C (2017) "Show me which parasites you carry and I will tell you what you eat", or how to infer the trophic behavior of hematophagous arthropods feeding on wildlife. Ecology and Evolution 7: 7578-7584 doi

Miles A, Harding NJ, Botta G, Clarkson CS, Antao T, Kozak K, Schrider DR, Kern AD, Redmond S, Sharakhov I, Pearson RD, Bergey C, Fontaine MC, Donnelly MJ, Lawniczak MKN, Kwiatkowski DP, Ayala D, Besensky NJ, Burt A, Caputo B, della Torre A, Godfrey HCJ, Hahn MW, Midega J, Neafsey DE, O'Loughlin S, Pinto J, Riehle MM, Vernick KD, Weetman D, Wilding CS, White BJ, Troco AD, Diabate A, Costantini C, Rohatgi KR, Besansky NJ, Elissa N, Coulibaly B, Dinis J, Midegal J, Mbogo C, Bejon P, Mawejje HD, Stalker J, Rockett K, Drury E, Mead D, Jeffreys A, Hubbard C, Rowlands K, Isaacs AT, Jyothi D, Malangone C, Vauterin P, Jeffery B, Wright I, Hart L, Kluczyriski K, Cornelius V, MacInnisn B, Henrichs C, Giacomantonio R (2017) Genetic diversity of the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Nature 552: 96-100 doi [- communiqué de presse IRD -]

Nguyen PL, Vantaux A, Hien DFS, Dabire KR, Yameogo BK, Gouagna LC, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Simard F, Costantini C, Thomas F, Cohuet A, Lefèvre T (2017) No evidence for manipulation of Anopheles gambiae, An. coluzzii and An. arabiensis host preference by Plasmodium falciparum. Scientific Reports 7: 9415 doi

Pombi M, Kengne P, Gimonneau G, Tene-Fossog B, Ayala D, Kamdem C, Santolamazza F, Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Petrarca V, Fontenille D, Besansky NJ, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Dabire RK, della Torre A, Simard F, Costantini C (2017) Dissecting functional components of reproductive isolation among closely related sympatric species of the Anopheles gambiae complex. Evolutionary Applications 10: 1102-1120 doi

Fossog BT, Ayala D, Acevedo P, Kengne P, Mebuy INA, Makanga B, Magnus J, Awono-Ambene P, Njiokou F, Pombi M, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Paupy C, Besansky NJ, Costantini C (2015) Habitat segregation and ecological character displacement in cryptic African malaria mosquitoes. Evolutionary Applications. 8: 326-345 doi

Neafsey DE, Waterhouse RM, Abai MR, Aganezov SS, Alekseyev MA, Allen JE, Amon J, Arca B, Arensburger P, Artemov G, Assour LA, Basseri H, Berlin A, Birren BW, Blandin SA, Brockman AI, Burkot TR, Burt A, Chan CS, Chauve C, Chiu JC, Christensen M, Costantini C, Davidson VLM, Deligianni E, Dottorini T, Dritsou V, Gabriel SB, Guelbeogo WM, Hall AB, Han MV, Hlaing T, Hughes DST, Jenkins AM, Jiang XF, Jungreis I, Kakani EG, Kamali M, Kemppainen P, Kennedy RC, Kirmitzoglou IK, Koekemoer LL, Laban N, Langridge N, Lawniczak MKN, Lirakis M, Lobo NF, Lowy E, MacCallum RM, Mao CH, Maslen G, Mbogo C, McCarthy J, Michel K, Mitchell SN, Moore W, Murphy KA, Naumenko AN, Nolan T, Novoa EM, O'Loughlin S, Oringanje C, Oshaghi MA, Pakpour N, Papathanos PA, Peery AN, Povelones M, Prakash A, Price DP, Rajaraman A, Reimer LJ, Rinker DC, Rokas A, Russell TL, Sagnon N, Sharakhova MV, Shea T, Simao FA, Simard F, Slotman MA, Somboon P, Stegniy V, Struchiner CJ, Thomas GWC, Tojo M, Topalis P, Tubio JMC, Unger MF, Vontas J, Walton C, Wilding CS, Willis JH, Wu YC, Yan GY, Zdobnov EM, Zhou XF, Catteruccia F, Christophides GK, Collins FH, Cornman RS, Crisanti A, Donnelly MJ, Emrich SJ, Fontaine MC, Gelbart W, Hahn MW, Hansen IA, Howell PI, Kafatos FC, Kellis M, Lawson D, Louis C, Luckhart S, Muskavitch MAT, Ribeiro JM, Riehle MA, Sharakhov IV, Tu ZJ, Zwiebel LJ, Besansky NJ (2015) Highly evolvable malaria vectors: The genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes. Science. 347: 1258522 doi

Antonio-Nkondjio C, Youmsi-Goupeyou M, Kopya E, Tene-Fossog B, Njiokou F, Costantini C & Awono-Ambene P (2014) Exposure to disinfectants (soap or hydrogen peroxide) increases tolerance to permethrin in Anopheles gambiae populations from the city of Yaounde, Cameroon. Malaria Journal. 13: 296 doi

Cassone BJ, Kamdem C, Cheng CD, Tan JC, Hahn MW, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2014) Gene expression divergence between malaria vector sibling species Anopheles gambiae and An. coluzzii from rural and urban Yaounde Cameroon. Molecular Ecology. 23: 2242-2259 doi

Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Liu F, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2014) Behavioural divergence of sympatric Anopheles funestus populations in Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal. 13: 65 doi

Sawadogo PS, Namountougou M, Toe KH, Rouamba J, Maiga H, Ouedraogo KR, Baldet T, Gouagna LC, Kengne P, Simard F, Costantini C, Gibson G, Diabate A, Lees RS, Gilles JRL & Dabire KR (2014) Swarming behaviour in natural populations of Anopheles gambiae and An. coluzzii: Review of 4 years survey in rural areas of sympatry, Burkina Faso (West Africa). Acta Tropica. 132: S42-S52 doi

Dabire KR, Sawadodgo S, Diabate A, Toe KH, Kengne P, Ouari A, Costantini C, Gouagna C, Simard F, Baldet T, Lehmann T & Gibson G (2013) Assortative mating in mixed swarms of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. M and S molecular forms, in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 27: 298-312 doi

Sawadogo SP, Costantini C, Pennetier C, Diabaté A, Gibson G & Dabiré RK (2013) Differences in timing of mating swarms in sympatric populations of Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae s.s. (formerly An. gambiae M and S molecular forms) in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Parasites & Vectors. 6: 275 doi

Tene BF, Poupardin R, Costantini C, Awono-Ambene P, Wondji CS, Ranson H & Antonio-Nkondjio C (2013) Resistance to DDT in an urban setting: common mechanisms implicated in both M and S forms of Anopheles gambiae in the city of Yaounde Cameroon. PLoS One. 8: 61408 doi

Tene Fossog B, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Kengne P, Njiokou F, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2013) Physiological correlates of ecological divergence along an urbanization gradient: differential tolerance to ammonia among molecular forms of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. BMC Ecology. 13: 1 doi

Cheng CD, White BJ, Kamdem C, Mockaitis K, Costantini C, Hahn MW & Besansky NJ (2012) Ecological genomics of Anopheles gambiae along a latitudinal cline: a population-resequencing approach. Genetics. 190: 1417-1432 doi pdf

Costantini C (2012) Sandwich tern Thalasseus sandvicensis and Royal tern T. maximus on Bioko, Equatorial Guinea. Bulletin of the African Bird Club. 19: 209-210

Deitz KC, Athrey G, Reddy MR, Overgaard HJ, Matias A, Jawara M, Della Torre A, Petrarca V, Pinto J, Kiszewski AE, Kengne P, Costantini C, Caccone A & Slotman MA (2012) Genetic isolation within the malaria mosquito Anopheles melas. Molecular Ecology. 21: 4498-4513 doi

Fouet C, Gray E, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2012) Adaptation to aridity in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae: chromosomal inversion polymorphism and body size influence resistance to desiccation. PLoS One. 7: e34841 doi

Kamdem C, Fouet C, Etouna J, Etoa FX, Simard F, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2012) Spatially explicit analyses of Anopheline mosquitoes indoor resting density: implications for malaria control. PLoS One. 7: e31843 doi pdf

Kamdem C, Tene Fossog B, Simard F, Etouna J, Ndo C, Kengne P, Boussès P, Etoa FX, Awono-Ambene P, Fontenille D, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2012) Anthropogenic habitat disturbance and ecological divergence between incipient species of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. PLoS One. 7: e39453 doi

Reidenbach KR, Neafsey DE, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Simard F, Ragland GJ, Egan SP, Feder JL, Muskavitch MAT & Besansky NJ (2012) Patterns of genomic differentiation between ecologically differentiated M and S forms of Anopheles gambiae in West and Central Africa. Genome Biology and Evolution. 4: 1202-1212 doi

Tene-Fossog B, Kopya E, Ndo C, Menze-Djantio B, Ndjiokou F, Costantini C, Awono-Ambene PH & Antonio-Nkondjio C (2012) Water quality and Anopheles gambiae larval tolerance to pyrethroids in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé (Cameroon). Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2012: 1-10 doi

Antonio-Nkondjio C, Fossog BT, Ndo C, Djantio BM, Togouet SZ, Awono-Ambene P, Costantini C, Wondji CS & Ranson H (2011) Anopheles gambiae distribution and insecticide resistance in the cities of Douala and Yaounde (Cameroon): influence of urban agriculture and pollution. Malaria Journal. 10: 154 doi pdf

White BJ, Lawniczak MKN, Cheng C, Coulibaly MB, Wilson MD, Sagnon NF, Costantini C, Simard F, Christophides GK & Besansky NJ (2011) Adaptive divergence between incipient species of Anopheles gambiae increases resistance to Plasmodium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: 244-249 doi pdf

Gouagna LC, Bancone G, Yao F, Yameogo B, Dabire KR, Costantini C, Simpore J, Ouedraogo JB & Modiano D (2010) Genetic variation in human HBB is associated with Plasmodium falciparum transmission. Nature Genetics. 42: 328-331 pdf

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Costantini C & Thomas F (2010) Beer consumption increases human attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes. PLoS One. 5: e9546 pdf

Lobo NF, Sangare DM, Regier AA, Reidenbach KR, Bretz DA, Sharakhova MV, Emrich SJ, Traore SF, Costantini C, Besansky NJ & Collins FH (2010) Breakpoint structure of the Anopheles gambiae 2Rb chromosomal inversion. Malaria Journal. 9: 293 pdf

Neafsey DE, Lawniczak MKN, Park DJ, Redmond SN, Coulibaly MB, Traore SF, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Johnson C, Wiegand RC, Collins FH, Lander ES, Wirth DF, Kafatos FC, Besansky NJ, Christophides GK & Muskavitch MAT (2010) SNP genotyping defines complex gene-flow boundaries among African malaria vector mosquitoes. Science. 330: 514-517 pdf

White BJ, Cheng CD, Simard F, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2010) Genetic association of physically unlinked islands of genomic divergence in incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Molecular Ecology. 19: 925-939 pdf

Antonio-Nkondjio C, Ndo C, Costantini C, Awono-Ambene P, Fontenille D & Simard F (2009) Distribution and larval habitat characterization of Anopheles moucheti, Anopheles nili, and other malaria vectors in river networks of southern Cameroon. Acta Tropica. 112: 270-276 pdf

Ayala D, Costantini C, Ose K, Kamdem GC, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Agbor JP, Awono-Ambene P, Fontenille D & Simard F (2009) Habitat suitability and ecological niche profile of major malaria vectors in Cameroon. Malaria Journal. 8: 307 pdf

Costantini C, Ayala D, Guelbeogo WM, Pombi M, Some CY, Bassole IH, Ose K, Fotsing JM, Sagnon N, Fontenille D, Besansky NJ & Simard F (2009) Living at the edge: biogeographic patterns of habitat segregation conform to speciation by niche expansion in Anopheles gambiae. BMC Ecology. 9: 16 pdf

Gray EM, Rocca KAC, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2009) Inversion 2La is associated with enhanced desiccation resistance in Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal. 8: 215 pdf

Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Grushko O, Yameogo MA, Boccolini D, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2009) Seasonal distribution of Anopheles funestus chromosomal forms from Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal. 8: 239 pdf

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Costantini C & Thomas F (2009) Evolutionary lability of odour-mediated host preference by the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 14: 228-236 pdf

Lefèvre T, Gouagna LC, Dabire KR, Elguero E, Fontenille D, Renaud F, Costantini C & Thomas F (2009) Beyond nature and nurture: phenotypic plasticity in blood-feeding behavior of Anopheles gambiae s.s. when humans are not readily accessible. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 81: 1023-1029 pdf

Pennetier C, Costantini C, Corbel V, Licciardi S, Dabire RK, Lapied B, Chandre F, Hougard JM (2009) Synergy between repellents and organophosphates on bed nets: efficacy and behavioural response of natural free-flying An. gambiae mosquitoes. PLoS One. 4: e7896 pdf

Rocca KAC, Gray EM, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2009) 2La chromosomal inversion enhances thermal tolerance of Anopheles gambiae larvae. Malaria Journal. 8: 147 pdf

Simard F, Ayala D, Kamdem GC, Pombi M, Etouna J, Ose K, Fotsing JM, Fontenille D, Besansky NJ & Costantini C (2009) Ecological niche partitioning between Anopheles gambiae molecular forms in Cameroon: the ecological side of speciation. BMC Ecology. 9: 17 pdf

Cassone BJ, Mouline K, Hahn MW, White BJ, Pombi M, Simard F, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2008) Differential gene expression in incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Molecular Ecology. 17: 2491-2504 pdf

Pennetier C, Costantini C, Corbel V, Licciardi S, Dabire RK, Lapied B, Chandre F & Hougard JM (2008) Mixture for controlling insecticide-resistant malaria vectors. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 14: 1707-1714 pdf

Pombi M, Caputo B, Simard F, Di Deco MA, Coluzzi M, della Torre A, Costantini C, Besansky NJ & Petrarca V (2008) Chromosomal plasticity and evolutionary potential in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto: insights from three decades of rare paracentric inversions. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 8: 309 pdf

Torr SJ, Della Torre A, Calzetta M, Costantini C & Vale GA (2008) Towards a fuller understanding of mosquito behaviour: use of electrocuting grids to compare the odour-orientated responses of Anopheles arabiensis and An. quadriannulatus in the field. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 22: 93-108 pdf

Caputo B, Dani FR, Horne GL, N'Fale S, Diabaté A, Turillazzi S, Coluzzi M, Costantini C, Priestman AA, Petrarca V & Della Torre A (2007) Comparative analysis of epicuticular lipid profiles of sympatric and allopatric field populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. molecular forms and An. arabiensis from Burkina Faso (West Africa). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 37: 389-398 pdf

Facchinelli L, Valerio L, Pombi M, Reiter P, Costantini C & della Torre A (2007) Development of a novel sticky-trap for container-breeding mosquitoes and evaluation of its sampling properties to monitor urban populations of Aedes albopictus. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 21: 183-195 pdf

Schielke E, Costantini C, Carchini G, Sagnon N, Powell J & Caccone A (2007) Development of a molecular assay to detect predation on Anopheles gambiae complex larval stages. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 77: 464-466 pdf

Michel AP, Grushko O, Guelbeogo WM, Lobo NF, Sagnon N, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2006) Divergence with gene flow in Anopheles funestus from the Sudan Savanna of Burkina Faso, West Africa. Genetics. 173: 1389-1395 pdf

Michel AP, Grushko O, Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2006) Effective population size of Anopheles funestus chromosomal forms in Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal. 5: 115 pdf

Takken W, Costantini C, Dolo G, Hassanali A, Sagnon N & Osir E (2006) Mosquito mating behaviour. Bridging Laboratory and Field Research for Genetic Control of Disease Vectors. 11: 183-188

Tirados I, Costantini C, Gibson G & Torr SJ (2006) Blood-feeding behaviour of the malarial mosquito Anopheles arabiensis: implications for vector control. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 20: 425-437 pdf

Barnes MJ, Lobo NF, Coulibaly M, Sagnon NF, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2005) SINE insertion polymorphisme on the X chromosome differentiates Anopheles gambiae molecular forms. Insect Molecular Biology. 14: 353-363 pdf

Boccolini D, Carrara GC, DIa I, Cani PJ, Fortes F & Costantini C (2005) Chromosomal differentiation of Anopheles funestus from Luanda and Huambo Provinces, Western and Central Angola. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 73: 1071-1076 pdf

Dia I, Diallo D, Duchemin JB, Ba Y, Konate L, Costantini C & Diallo M (2005) Comparisons of human-landing catches and odor-baited entry traps for sampling malaria vectors in Senegal. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42: 104-109 pdf

Guelbeogo WM, Grushko O, Boccolini D, Ouedraogo PA, Besansky NJ, Sagnon NF & Costantini C (2005) Chromosomal evidence of incipient speciation in the Afrotropical malaria mosquito Anopheles funestus. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 19: 458-469 pdf

Michel AP, Guelbeogo WM, Grushko O, Schemerhorn BJ, Kern M, Willard MB, Sagnon N, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2005) Molecular differentiation between chromosomally defined incipient species of Anopheles funestus. Insect Molecular Biology. 14: 375-387 pdf

Michel AP, Ingrasci MJ, Schemerhorn BJ, Kern M, Le Goff G, Coetzee M, Elissa N, Fontenille D, Vulule J, Lehmann T, Sagnon N, Costantini C & Besansky N (2005) Rangewide population genetic structure of the African malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Molecular Ecology. 14: 4235-4248 pdf

Stump AD, Fitzpatrick MC, Lobo NF, Traore S, Sagnon NF, Costantini C, Collins FH & Besansky NJ (2005) Centromere-proximal differentiation and speciation in Anopheles gambiae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 102: 15930-15935 pdf

Stump AD, Shoener JA, Costantini C, Sagnon NF & Besansky NJ (2005) Sex-linked differentiation between incipient species of Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 169: 1509-1519 pdf

Takken W & Costantini C (2005) The genetics of vector-host interactions: alternative strategies for genetic engineering for malaria control. In Genetically modified mosquitoes for malaria control. Ed. C Boete. Landes Bioscience.

Badolo A, Ilboudo-Sanogo E, Ouedraogo AP & Costantini C (2004) Evaluation of the sensitivity of Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes to two insect repellents: DEET and KBR 3023. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 9: 330-334 pdf

Besansky NJ, Hill CA & Costantini C (2004) No accounting for taste: host preference in malaria vectors. Trends in Parasitology. 20: 249-251 pdf

Costantini C, Badolo A & Ilboudo-Sanogo E (2004) Field evaluation of the efficacy and persistence of insect repellents DEET, IR3535, and KBR 3023 against Anopheles gambiae complex and other Afrotropical vector mosquitoes. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98: 644-652 pdf

Sharakhov I, Braginets O, Grushko O, Cohuet A, Guelbeogo WM, Boccolini D, Weill M, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Fontenille D, Yan G & Besansky NJ (2004) A microsatellite map of the African human malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Journal of Heredity. 95: 29-34 pdf

Bassole IH, Guelbeogo WM, Nebie R, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Kabore ZI & Traore SA (2003) Ovicidal and larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes of essential oils extracted from three spontaneous plants of Burkina Faso. Parassitologia. 45: 23-26 pdf

Pombi M, Costantini C & della Torre A (2003) Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) a Roma: analisi sperimentale di parametri rilevanti in strategie di controllo. Parassitologia. 45: 97-102 pdf

Schemerhorn BJ, Greeman S, Banks M, Vulule J, Sagnon NF, Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2003) Dinucleotide microsatellite markers from Anopheles funestus. Molecular Ecology Notes. 3: 505-507

Coluzzi M & Costantini C (2002) An alternative focus in strategic research on disease vectors: the potential of genetically modified non-biting mosquitoes. Parassitologia. 44: 131-135 pdf

Coluzzi M, Manno D, Guzzinati S, Tognazzo S, Zambon P, Arca B, Costantini C & Ascoli V (2002) The bloodsucking arthropod bite as possible cofactor in the transmission of human herpesvirus-8 infection and in the expression of Kaposi's sarcoma disease. Parassitologia. 44: 123-129 pdf

della Torre A, Costantini C, Besansky NJ, Caccone A, Petrarca V, Powell JR & Coluzzi M (2002) Speciation within Anopheles gambiae - the glass is half full. Science. 298: 115-117 pdf

Ricci I, Santolamazza F, Costantini C & Favia G (2002) Molecular characterisation and chromosomal mapping of transcripts having tissue-specific expression in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae: possible involvement in visual or olfactory processes. Parasitology Research. 88: 1-8 pdf

Sharakhov IV, Serazin AC, Grushko OG, Dana A, Lobo N, Hillenmeyer ME, Westerman R, Romero-Severson J, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Collins FH & Besansky NJ (2002) Inversions and gene order shuffling in Anopheles gambiae and A. funestus. Science. 298: 182-185 pdf

Costantini C & Diallo M (2001) Preliminary lack of evidence for simian odour preferences of savanna populations of Anopheles gambiae and other malaria vectors. Parassitologia. 43: 179-182 pdf

Costantini C, Birkett MA, Gibson G, Ziesmann J, Sagnon NF, Mohammed HA, Coluzzi M & Pickett JA (2001) Electroantennogram and behavioural responses of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae to human-specific sweat components. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 15: 259-266 pdf

Duchemin JB, Tsy J, Rabarison P, Roux J, Coluzzi M & Costantini C (2001) Zoophily of Anopheles arabiensis and An. gambiae in Madagascar demonstrated by odour-baited entry traps. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 15: 50-57 pdf

Costantini C & Besansky NJ (2000) Molecular entomology in Africa. Parasitology Today. 16: 6-7 doi

Dia I, Boccolini D, Antonio-Nkondjio C, Costantini C & Fontenille D (2000) Chromosomal inversion polymorphism of Anopheles funestus from forest villages of South Cameroon. Parassitologia. 42: 227-229. pdf

Dia I, Lochouarn L, Boccolini D, Costantini C & Fontenille D (2000) Spatial and temporal variations of the chromosomal inversion polymorphism of Anopheles funestus in Senegal. Parasite. 7: 179-184

Hackett BJ, Gimnig J, Guelbeogo W, Costantini C, Koekemoer LL, Coetzee M, Collins FH & Besansky NJ (2000) Ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS2) sequences differentiate Anopheles funestus and An. rivulorum, and uncover a cryptic taxon. Insect Molecular Biology. 9: 369-374 pdf

Sinkins SP, Hackett BJ, Costantini C, Vulule J, Ling YY, Collins FH & Besansky NJ (2000) Isolation of polymorphic microsatellite loci from the malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Molecular Ecology. 9: 490-492 pdf

Costantini C, Sagnon N, della Torre A & Coluzzi M (1999) Mosquito behavioural aspects of vector-human interactions in the Anopheles gambiae complex. Parassitologia. 41: 209-217. pdf

Costantini C, Sagnon N, Ilboudo-Sanogo E, Coluzzi M & Boccolini D (1999) Chromosomal and bionomic heterogeneities suggest incipient speciation in Anopheles funestus from Burkina Faso. Parassitologia. 41: 595-611. pdf

Costantini C, Sagnon N, Della Tori A, Diallo M, Brady J, Gibson G & Coluzzi M (1998) Odor-mediated host preferences of West African mosquitoes, with particular reference to malaria vectors. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 58: 56-63 pdf

Costantini C, Sagnon NF, Sanogo E, Merzagora L & Coluzzi M (1998) Relationship to human biting collections and influence of light and bednet in CDC light-trap catches of West African malaria vectors. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 88: 503-511 pdf

Brady J, Costantini C, Sagnon N, Gibson G & Coluzzi M (1997) The role of body odours in the relative attractiveness of different men to malarial vectors in Burkina Faso. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 91: S121-S122

Gibson G, Costantini C, Sagnon F, DellaTorre A & Coluzzi M (1997) The responses of Anopheles gambiae, and other mosquitoes in Burkina Faso, to CO2 - The start of a search for synthetic human odour. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 91: S123-S124 pdf

Costantini C (1996) Introduction III: Odours for host-finding mosquitoes. In Olfaction in Mosquito-Host Interactions. Eds. Bock, GR and Cardew, G. pp. 124-131. pdf

Costantini C, Gibson G, Sagnon N, DellaTorre A, Brady J & Coluzzi M (1996) Mosquito responses to carbon dioxide in a West African Sudan savanna village. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 10: 220-227 pdf

Costantini C, Li SG, DellaTorre A, Sagnon N, Coluzzi M & Taylor CE (1996) Density, survival and dispersal of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes in a West African Sudan savanna village. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 10: 203-219 pdf

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