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Recent Publications

Monitoring insecticide resistance of adult and larval Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Sebastien Boyer, Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Kalyan Chhuoy, Kimhuor Suor, Moeun Chhum, Kimly Heng, Sokkeang Leng, Didier Fontenille, Sebastien Marcombe.

Parasites & Vectors. 2022;15(1):44. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-022-05156-3

Previous Publications

A review of Capezoum Adlbauer, 2003 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) with the description of two new species from the Succulent Karoo ecosystem in South-Africa
Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Francesco Vitali, Riana Bate.

Zootaxa. 2021;4915(4):559 66. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4915.4.6


Checklist of the mosquito fauna (Diptera, Culicidae) of Cambodia

Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Didier Fontenille, Nil Rahola, Sony Yean, Sébastien Boyer.

Parasite. EDP Sciences; 2021;28:60. DOI: 10.1051/parasite/2021056


High Rickettsial Diversity in Rodents and Their Ectoparasites From the Central Highlands of Madagascar

Fanohinjanaharinirina Rasoamalala, Mamionah N. J. Parany, Soloandry Rahajandraibe, Malala N. Rakotomanga, Tojo Ramihangihajason, Voahangy Soarimalala, Sébastien Boyer, Minoarisoa Rajerison, Beza Ramasindrazana.

J Med Entomol. 2021;tjab207. DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjab207


Host-Feeding Preference and Diel Activity of Mosquito Vectors of the Japanese Encephalitis Virus in Rural Cambodia

Sébastien Boyer, Benoit Durand, Sony Yean, Cécile Brengues, Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Didier Fontenille, Véronique Chevalier.

Pathogens. 2021;10(3):376. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens10030376


Mosquito diversity (Diptera: Culicidae) and medical importance, in a bird sanctuary inside the flooded forest of Prek Toal, Cambodia

Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Chea Sokha, Sébastien Boyer.

Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 2021;24(4):1221 7. DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2021.08.001


Mosquito Vector Competence for Japanese Encephalitis Virus

Heidi Auerswald, Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Véronique Chevalier, Sebastien Boyer.

Viruses. 2021;13(6):1154. DOI: 10.3390/v13061154


Potential role of vector-mediated natural selection in dengue virus genotype/lineage replacements in two epidemiologically contrasted settings

Olivia O’Connor, Tey Putita Ou, Fabien Aubry, Stéphanie Dabo, Sylvie Russet, Dominique Girault, Saraden In, Marine Minier, Sebastian Lequime, Thavry Hoem, Sébastien Boyer, Philippe Dussart, Nicolas Pocquet, Valérie Burtet-Sarramegna, Louis Lambrechts**, Veasna Duong**, Myrielle Dupont-Rouzeyrol**

Emerging Microbes & Infections. Taylor & Francis; 2021;10(1):1346 57. DOI: 10.1080/22221751.2021.1944789


Recent and massive invasion of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse, 1894) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

P. O. Maquart, D. Fontenille, S. Boyer.

Parasites & Vectors. 2021;14(1):113. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-021-04633-5


Replication Variance of African and Asian Lineage Zika Virus Strains in Different Cell Lines, Mosquitoes and Mice

Tey Putita Ou*, Heidi Auerswald*, Saraden In, Borin Peng, Senglong Pang, Sébastien Boyer, Rithy Choeung, Myrielle Dupont-Rouzeyrol, Philippe Dussart**, Veasna Duong**

Microorganisms. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute; 2021;9(6):1250. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9061250


The Ecology and Evolution of Japanese Encephalitis Virus
Peter Mulvey, Veasna Duong, Sebastien Boyer, Graham Burgess, David T. Williams, Philippe Dussart, Paul F. Horwood.
Pathogens. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute; 2021;10(12):1534. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens10121534




Publications in a journal without impact factor in 2021


Description of a new species of Conobrium (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Obriini) from São Tomé and Principe
Alain Coache, Francesco Vitali, Maquart Pierre-Olivier.
Faunitaxys 2021;9:1 3.


Expansion of the range of Eupatorus siamensis (Castelnau, 1867) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Cambodia

Pierre-Olivier MAQUART, SIN Sopha, DOEURK Bros, CHHORN Soksan, Sébastien BOYER, PHAUK Sophany

Cambodian Journal of Natural History. 2021;76.


Report of carnivorous plants (Droseraceae, Lentibulariaceae and Nepenthaceae) from seasonally dry savannahs in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Pierre-Olivier MAQUART, François Sockhom MEY, CHHUOY Kalyan, HENG Kimly, CHHUM Moeun, SUOR Kimhuor, Sébastien BOYER

Cambodian Journal of Natural History.


The Clytini fauna of Benin and Togo, with the description of a new species from Benin (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae)
Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Alain Coache, Francesco Vitali’, Laurent Péru; Bernard’Rainon, Denis Richard, Pierre, Juhel
Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France. DOI: 10.32475/bsef_2210

A genomic amplification affecting a carboxylesterase gene cluster confers organophosphate resistance in the mosquito Aedes aegypti: From genomic characterization to high-throughput field detection

Julien Cattel, Chloé Haberkorn, Fréderic Laporte, Thierry Gaude, Tristan Cumer, Julien Renaud, Ian W. Sutherland, Jeffrey C. Hertz, Jean‐Marc Bonneville, Victor Arnaud, Bénédicte Fustec, Sébastien Boyer, Sébastien Marcombe, Jean‐Philippe David.

Evol Appl. 2021;14(4):1009‑22. DOI: 10.1111/eva.13177


Ability of the Premise Condition Index to Identify Premises with Adult and Immature Aedes Mosquitoes in Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

John Hustedt, Dyna Doum, Vanney Keo, Sokha Ly, BunLeng Sam, Vibol Chan, Sebastien Boyer, Marco Liverani, Neal Alexander, John Bradley, Didot Budi Prasetyo, Agus Rachmat, Sergio Lopes, Rithea Leang, Jeffrey Hii.

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2020;102(6):1432‑9. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0453


Current vector research challenges in the greater Mekong subregion for dengue, Malaria, and Other Vector-Borne Diseases: A report from a multisectoral workshop March 2019

Christofferson Rebecca C.,  Parker Daniel M.,  Overgaard Hans J.,  Hii Jeffrey,  Devine Gregor,  Wilcox Bruce A.,  Nam Vu Sinh,  Abubakar Sazaly,  Boyer Sebastien,  Boonnak Kobporn,  Whitehead Stephen S.,  Huy Rekol,  Rithea Leang,  Sochantha Tho,  Wellems Thomas E.,  Valenzuela Jesus G.,  Manning Jessica E.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(7):e0008302. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008302


Discrimination of Uranotaenia species (Diptera: Culicidae) from Madagascar based on morphology and wing morphometric traits

Tantely MichaËl Luciano, Randrianambinintsoa Fano Jose, Rakotonirina Antsa, Woog Friederike, Boyer Sebastien, Girod Romain.

Zootaxa. 2020;4801(1):171‑8. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4801.1.9


Dynamics and diversity of mosquito vectors of Japanese encephalitis virus in Kandal province, Cambodia

Boyer Sebastien, Peng Borin, Pang Senglong, Chevalier Véronique, Duong Veasna, Gorman Christopher, Dussart Philippe, Fontenille Didier, Cappelle Julien.

Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 2020;23(4):1048‑54. DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2020.08.018


GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 5: Entomological aspects

Pezzi L., Diallo M., Rosa-Freitas M. G., Vega-Rua A., Ng L. F. P., Boyer S., Drexler J. F., Vasilakis N., Lourenco-de-Oliveira R., Weaver S. C., Kohl A., de Lamballerie X., Failloux A.-B., GloPID-R chikungunya o’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus Working Group.

Antiviral Research. 2020;174:104670. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.104670


High diversity of mosquito vectors in Cambodian primary schools and consequences for arbovirus transmission

Boyer Sebastien, Marcombe Sebastien, Yean Sony, Fontenille Didier.

PLoS ONE. 2020;15(6):e0233669. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233669


Novel genome sequences of cell-fusing agent virus allow comparison of virus phylogeny with the genetic structure of Aedes aegypti populations

Baidaliuk Artem, Lequime Sébastian, Moltini-Conclois Isabelle, Dabo Stéphanie, Dickson Laura B, Prot Matthieu, Duong Veasna, Dussart Philippe, Boyer Sébastien, Shi Chenyan, Matthijnssens Jelle, Guglielmini Julien, Gloria-Soria Andrea, Simon-Lorière Etienne, Lambrechts Louis.

Virus Evolution. 2020;6(1):veaa018. DOI: 10.1093/ve/veaa018


Strategic Approach, Advances, and Challenges in the Development and Application of the SIT for Area-Wide Control of Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes in Reunion Island

Gouagna Louis Clément, Damiens David, Oliva Clélia F., Boyer Sébastien, Le Goff Gilbert, Brengues Cécile, Dehecq Jean-Sébastien, Raude Jocelyn, Simard Frédéric, Fontenille Didier.

Insects. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute; 2020;11(11):770. DOI: 10.3390/insects11110770


Two new phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the forest edge in Madagascar: the anthropophilic Phlebotomus artemievi sp. nov. and Sergentomyia maroantsetra ensis sp. Nov

Randrianambinintsoa Fano José, Depaquit Jérôme, Martinet Jean-Philippe, Golden Christopher D., Boyer Sébastien, Robert Vincent, Tantely Luciano Michaël.

Parasitol Res. 2020;119(4):1177‑99. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-020-06639-x



Publications in journals without Impact Factor in 2020


First record of Cheironotus parryi Grey, 1848 (Coleoptera: Euchirinae) in Cambodia.

Maquart PO, Sin S, Chhorn S, Phak S, Boyer S, Phauk S.

Cambodian journal of Natural History, 2020 2:31-33.

A New High-Throughput Tool to Screen Mosquito-Borne Viruses in Zika Virus Endemic/Epidemic Areas

Sara Moutailler, Lena Yousfi, Laurence Mousson, Elodie Devillers, Marie Vazeille, Anubis Vega-Rúa, Yvon Perrin, Frédéric Jourdain, Fabrice Chandre, Arnaud Cannet, Sandrine Chantilly, Johana Restrepo, Amandine Guidez, Isabelle Dusfour, Filipe Vieira Santos de Abreu, Taissa Pereira dos Santos, Davy Jiolle, Tessa M. Visser, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt, Merril Wongsokarijo, Mawlouth Diallo, Diawo Diallo, Alioune Gaye, Sébastien Boyer, Veasna Duong, Géraldine Piorkowski, Christophe Paupy, Ricardo Lourenco de Oliveira, Xavier de Lamballerie, Anna-Bella Failloux.

Viruses. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute; 2019;11(10):904. DOI: 10.3390/v11100904


Field assessment of insecticide dusting and bait station treatment impact against rodent flea and house flea species in the Madagascar plague context

Adélaïde Miarinjara, Soanandrasana Rahelinirina, Nadia Lova Razafimahatratra, Romain Girod, Minoarisoa Rajerison, Sébastien Boyer.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019;13(8):e0007604. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007604


GloPID-R report on Chikungunya, O’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part I: Biological diagnostics

Pezzi, C. B. Reusken, S. C. Weaver, J. F. Drexler, M. Busch, A. D. LaBeaud, M. S. Diamond, N. Vasilakis, M. A. Drebot, A. M. Siqueira, G. S. Ribeiro, A. Kohl, M. Lecuit, L. F. P. Ng, P. Gallian, X. de Lamballerie, S. Boyer, P. Brasil, M. Diallo, A. B. Failloux, T. Jaenisch, R. Lourenço-de-Oliveira, J. Neyts, M. Rios, A. J. Rodriguez-Morales, M. G. Rosa-Freitas, A. Sall, G. Simmons, F. Simon, A. Vega Rua.

Antiviral Research. 2019;166:66‑81. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.03.009


GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 2: Epidemiological distribution of o’nyong-nyong virus.

Pezzi, A. D. LaBeaud, C. B. Reusken, J. F. Drexler, N. Vasilakis, M. Diallo, F. Simon, T. Jaenisch, P. Gallian, A. Sall, A. B. Failloux, S. C. Weaver, X. de Lamballerie, S. Boyer, P. Brasil, M. Busch, M. S. Diamond, M. A. Drebot, A. Kohl, M. Lecuit, R. Lourenço-de-Oliveira, J. Neyts, Ng Lfp, G. S. Ribeiro, M. Rios, A. J. Rodriguez-Morales, M. G. Rosa-Freitas, G. Simmons, A. M. Siqueira, A. Vega Rua.

Antiviral Research. 2019;172:104611. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.104611


GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 3: Epidemiological distribution of Mayaro virus.

L. Pezzi, A. J. Rodriguez-Morales, C. B. Reusken, G. S. Ribeiro, A. D. LaBeaud, R. Lourenço-de-Oliveira, P. Brasil, M. Lecuit, A. B. Failloux, P. Gallian, T. Jaenisch, F. Simon, A. M. Siqueira, M. G. Rosa-Freitas, A. Vega Rua, S. C. Weaver, J. F. Drexler, N. Vasilakis, de Lamballerie X, S. Boyer, M. Busch, M. Diallo, M. S. Diamond, M. A. Drebot, A. Kohl, J. Neyts, L. F. P. Ng, M. Rios, A. Sall, G. Simmons.

Antiviral Research. 2019;172:104610. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.104610


GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o’nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 5: Entomological aspects.

Pezzi, M. Diallo, M. G. Rosa-Freitas, A. Vega-Rua, L. F. P. Ng, S. Boyer, J. F. Drexler, N. Vasilakis, R. Lourenco-de-Oliveira, S. C. Weaver, A. Kohl, X. de Lamballerie, A. -B. Failloux, P. Brasil, M. Busch, M. S. Diamond, M. A. Drebot, P. Gallian, T. Jaenisch, A. D. LaBeaud, M. Lecuit, J. Neyts, C. B. Reusken, G. S. Ribeiro, M. Rios, A. J. Rodriguez-Morales, A. Sall, G. Simmons, F. Simon, A. M. Siqueira.

Antiviral Research. 2020;174:104670. DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.104670


Horizontal and vertical distribution of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the rainforest of Maromizaha, Madagascar: implications for pathogen transmission to humans and animals

Luciano M Tantely, Fano J Randrianambinintsoa, Friederike Woog, Manou R Raharinirina, Jonah Ratsimbazafy, Sébastien Boyer, Romain Girod.

Austral Entomology. 2019;58(4):897‑906. DOI: 10.1111/aen.12427



An overview of mosquito vectors of Zika virus

Sébastien Boyer, Elodie Calvez, Thais Chouin-Carneiro, Diawo Diallo, Anna-Bella Failloux.

Microbes Infect. 2018;20(11‑12):646‑60. DOI: 10.1016/j.micinf.2018.01.006


Beta-lactam resistance among Enterobacteriaceae in Cambodia: The four-year itch

Yannick Caron, Rattanak Chheang, Nop Puthea, Meng Soda, Sébastien Boyer, Arnaud Tarantola, Alexandra Kerléguer.

Int J Infect Dis. 2018;66:74‑9. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.10.025


Resistance of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Populations to Deltamethrin, Permethrin, and Temephos in Cambodia

Sébastien Boyer, Sergio Lopes, Didot Prasetyo, John Hustedt, Ay Sao Sarady, Dyna Doum, Sony Yean, Borin Peng, Sam Bunleng, Rithea Leang, Didier Fontenille, Jeffrey Hii.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2018;30(2):158‑66. DOI: 10.1177/1010539517753876


Risk of maritime introduction of plague from Madagascar to Mayotte

Soanandrasana Rahelinirina, Mireille Harimalala, Thomas Margueron, Tojo Ramihangihajason, François Mansotte, Minoarisoa Rajerison, Fréderic Pagès, Sébastien Boyer.

Acta Tropica. 2018;187:140‑3. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.07.029


Vector competence of Culex antennatus and Anopheles coustani mosquitoes for Rift Valley fever virus in Madagascar

N. J. J. Nepomichene, F. N. Raharimalala, S. F. Andriamandimby, J.-P. Ravalohery, A.-B. Failloux, J.-M. Heraud, S. Boyer.

Med Vet Entomol. 2018;32(2):259‑62. DOI: 10.1111/mve.12291


Discrimination of Uranotaenia species (Diptera: Culicidae) from Madagascar based on morphology and wing morphometric traits

Michaël Luciano Tantely, Fano Jose Randrianambinintsoa, Antsa Rakotonirina, Friederike Woog, Sebastien Boyer, Romain Girod.

Zootaxa. 2020;4801(1):171‑8. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4801.1.9

Durability monitoring of long-lasting insecticidal (mosquito) nets (LLINs) in Madagascar: physical integrity and insecticidal activity

Sanjiarizaha Randriamaherijaona, Jacky Raharinjatovo, Sébastien Boyer.

Parasit Vectors. 2017;10(1):564. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2419-7


Efficient method for establishing F1 progeny from wild populations of Anopheles mosquitoes

Thiery N. Nepomichene, Lala Andrianaivolambo, Sébastien Boyer, Catherine Bourgouin.

Malar J. 2017;16(1):21. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-017-1681-7


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