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Title Medical and veterinary entomology / edited by Gary Mullen, Lance Durden
Published San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press/Elsevier, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 597 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases / William K. Reisen -- Cockroaches (Blattaria) / Richard J. Brenner -- Lice (Phthiraptera) / Lance A. Durden -- True bugs (Hemiptera) ; Beetles (Coleoptera) / William L. Krinsky -- Fleas (Siphonaptera) / Lance A. Durden, Robert Traub -- Flies (Diptera) / Robert D. Hall, Reid R. Gerhardt -- Moth flies and sand flies (Psychodidae) / Louis C. Rutledge, Raj K. Gupta -- Biting midges (Ceratopogonidae) / Gary R. Mullen -- Black flies (Simuliidae) / Peter H. Adler, John W. McCreadie -- Mosquitoes (Culicidae) / Woodbridge A. Foster, Edward D. Walker -- Horse flies and deer flies (Tabanidae) / Bradley A. Mullens -- Muscid flies (Muscidae) / Roger D. Moon -- Tsetse flies (Glossinidae) / William L. Krinsky -- Myiasis (Muscoidea, Oestroidea) / E. Paul Catts, Gary R. Mullen -- Louse flies, keds, and related flies (Hippoboscoidea) / John E. Lloyd -- Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) / Gary R. Mullen -- Ants, wasps, and bees (Hymenoptera) / Roger D. Akre, Hal C. Reed -- Scorpions (Scorpiones) / Gary R. Mullen, Scott A. Stockwell -- Solpugids (Solifugae) ; Spiders (Araneae) / Gary R. Mullen -- Mites (Acari) / Gary R. Mullen, Barry M. OConnor -- Ticks (Ixodida) / Daniel E. Sonenshine, Robert S. Lane, William L. Nicholson
Summary Provides coverage of arachnids, including scorpions, solpugids, spiders, mites and ticks. This title contains chapters devoted to each group of insects or arachnids of medical-veterinary importance and the health problems they can cause including their role as vectors of pathogens. It is intended for students, entomologists, biologists and others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Insects as carriers of disease.
Veterinary entomology.
Entomology.
Insect Vectors.
Insecta -- pathogenicity.
Zoonoses.
Form Electronic book
Author Durden, Lance A.
Mullen, Gary R. (Gary Richard)
ISBN 0080536077 (electronic bk.)
9780080536071 (electronic bk.)