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Cover for Beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of beetles (Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others). Focus is given on species that exude a vesicating fluid when disturbed or crushed, serve as...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blow flies and screw-worm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of blow flies and screw-worm flies (Calliphoridae). Focus is given on species that cause myiasis in animals and man. Their use in maggot debridement therapy is...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horn flies (Diptera: Muscidae, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia</i>).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of horn flies. Focus is given on Haematobia spp., an economically relevant blood-feeding parasite of cattle, buffaloes and horses. Their role as an intermediate...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human bot fly (Torsalo)/New World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Cuterebrinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of human bot fly (Cuterebrinae). Focus is given on Dermatobia hominis, a parasite of wild and domestic animals (particularly cattle) as well as man.

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lice (chewing) (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of chewing lice (Amblycera and Ischnocera). Focus is given on their role as parasites of birds (Cuclotogaster heterographa, Goniocotes gallinae, Goniodes...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lice (sucking) (Phthiraptera: Anoplura).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of sucking lice (Anoplura). Focus is given on species that are blood-sucking ectoparasites of animals and man (Pediculus, Pthirus, Haematopinus, Linognathus and ...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nasal bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae, Oestrinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of nasal bot flies (Oestridae). Focus is given on species that act as obligate larval parasites that develop in the nasopharyngeal cavities of ungulate mammals...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of sand flies (Phlebotominae). Focus is given on their role as vectors of viral diseases in man and animals such as leishmaniasis, bartonellosis, sand fly fever...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ticks (soft) (Acari: Argasidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of soft ticks (Argasidae). Focus is given on their role as important parasites and vectors of various pathogens, including viruses (African swine fever virus),...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter