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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 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 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 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