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Cover for Culicipedia: species-group, genus-group and family-group names in Culicidae (Diptera).

This book is a comprehensive compilation of all scientific names introduced at all levels of classification within the Culicidae family since the official start of zoological nomenclature. It is principally a lexicon, divided into sections, most of which contain a comprehensive list of taxonomic...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book
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Cover for Section 8: Phylogenetic classification of composite genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aedes</i>.

This section presents a list of the species-group and genus-group names that comprise the multi-generic reclassification of the 'traditional' composite Aedes. It includes valid names, synonymous names and nomina nuda.

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Darwin's naturalization and limiting similarity hypotheses.

Darwin's naturalization hypothesis (DN) and the limiting similarity hypothesis (LS) are topically similar: DN posits that the invasion success of non-native species is higher in areas that are poor in closely related species than in areas that are rich in closely related species; LS says that the...

Author(s)
Jeschke, J. M.; Erhard, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular taxonomy and phylogeny.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomic and evolutionary relationships among species and genera of cyst nematodes through the analysis of their nuclear ribosomal RNA and nuclear protein-coding genes and the mitochondrial DNA genome organization. Information on the origin and phylogeny of...

Author(s)
Subbotin, S. A.; Skantar, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to the Acari.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomic position and ecological role of members of the subclass Acari. The origins and phylogeny of the subclass Acari are also discussed.

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Canine distemper virus.

Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a contagious and fatal infectious pathogen that is distributed worldwide. It not only affects carnivores, but also emerging susceptible hosts including rodents and non-human primates. Epidemiological investigations have intensively studied CDV by H gene-based...

Author(s)
Techangamsuwan, S.; Pratakpiriya, W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sea mammal morbilliviruses.

Cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV) has caused thousands of deaths in cetaceans worldwide. The first known outbreak happened in 1988 on the USA's Atlantic coast. Since then, different outbreaks have affected cetacean populations in the northern hemisphere, especially in the Mediterranean and on the...

Author(s)
Rubio-Guerri, C.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Systematics and phylogeny of cattle.

This chapter provides a review of the systematic position of the genus Bos, gives a brief description of wild species and discusses ancient and recent phylogenetic hypotheses of interspecies relationships. A biogeographic scenario explaining their past and current geographic distributions is also...

Author(s)
Hassanin, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tristeza.

This chapter presents an overview of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV), the disease it causes and its current status and biotechnological applications as a vector for controlling viral or other diseases in plant pathosystems. The host range, symptomatology, transmission, molecular biology (replication...

Author(s)
Fisher, L. C.; Tennant, P.; Febres, V. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter

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