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The encyclopaedia of medical and veterinary entomology.

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This book is comprised of 38 chapters covering the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, prevention, control and medical and veterinary importance of several arthropods. Focus is given on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), bees and wasps (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Vespidae and others), beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others),...

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Chapter 33 (Page no: 325)

Stomach bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae, Gasterophilinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of stomach bot flies (Gasterophilinae). Focus is given on the most important genus, Gasterophilus, which parasitize domestic horses, donkeys, zebras and occasionally man.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction - Part I: The creatures. Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Introduction - Part II: The context. Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 27) Bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 35) Bees and wasps (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Vespidae and others). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 41) Beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 47) Biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 67) Black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 87) Blow flies and screw-worm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 97) Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera: particularly the Erebidae, Geometridae, Limacodidae, Lymantridae, Megalopygidae, Notodontidae, Pyralidae, Saturnidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae and Thyatiridae but also the Anthelidae, Arctiidae, Lasiocampidae, Morphoidae, Noctuidae, Nolidae and Nymphalidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 103) Centipedes (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae, Scolopocryptopidae and Cryptopidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 107) Cockroaches (Blattodea: Blattidae, Blatellidae and Blaberidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 111) Eye flies (Diptera: Chloropidae and Drosophilidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 117) Fleas (Siphonaptera). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 137) Flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 141) Horn flies (Diptera: Muscidae, Haematobia). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 145) Horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 157) House flies and other non-biting flies (Diptera: Muscidae and Fanniidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 167) Human bot fly (Torsalo)/New World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Cuterebrinae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 171) Keds and Louse flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 177) Kissing bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 185) Lice (chewing) (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 193) Lice (sucking) (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 205) Millipedes (Polydesmida and Spirobolida). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 209) Mites (Arachnida: Acari). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 243) Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 283) Nasal bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae, Oestrinae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 289) Non-biting midges (Diptera: Chironomidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 293) Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 309) Scorpions (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 313) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 321) Stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae, Stomoxys). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 331) Ticks (hard) (Acari: Ixodidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 367) Ticks (soft) (Acari: Argasidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 379) Tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 395) Tumbu flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 399) Warble flies/Old World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Hypodermatinae). Author(s): Russell, R. C. Otranto, D. Wall, R. L.