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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 Warble flies/Old World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Hypodermatinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of warble flies or old world skin bot flies (Hypodermatinae). Focus is given on Hypoderma spp., which parasitize Artiodactyla, Lagomorpha, Rodentia and humans....

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 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