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Cover for Parasites of the skin and muscles.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the skin and muscles of pets (dogs, cats, rabbits), such as flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), fly strike (Lucilia sericata), louse infestations (Linognathus setosus, Trichodectes canis and Felicola subrostratus), mite infestations and mange (...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
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 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).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of butterflies and moths. Focus is given on species that cause allergies and skin urtication in humans and those than can cause serious gastrointestinal problems ...

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 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 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 Mites (Acari).

This chapter covers the mite species infesting sheep and goats as well as their biology (life cycle, morphology, identification). Focus is given on the classification, distribution, seasonality, transmission, survival in the host, feeding, pathogenicity, disease progression, virulence, clinical...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lice (Phthiraptera).

This chapter covers the morphology, distribution, life cycle, seasonality, host specificity, survival in the host, feeding, transmission, pathogenicity, clinical aspects and diagnosis of lice species infesting sheep and goats. Focus is given on Bovicola ovis, Linognathus stenopsis, Linognathus...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flies (Diptera).

This chapter covers the life cycle, host specificity, seasonality, survival in the host, transmission, feeding, pathogenicity, clinical signs, role as disease vector, prevention, control, diagnosis and economic damage of flies infesting sheep and goats. Focus is given on Przhevalskiana spp., ...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas (Siphonaptera).

This chapter covers the life cycle, host specificity, feeding, pathogenicity and prevention of flea species infesting sheep and goats. Focus is given on Ctenocephalides spp.

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter