Medical and Veterinary Entomology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/24/2009
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
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For medical, veterinary, entomology and public health students, this acclaimed textbook has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most recent advancements. Each chapter is structured with the student in mind, organized by the major headings of Taxonomy, Morphology, Life History, Behavior and Ecology, Public Health and Veterinary Importance, and Prevention and Control. This second edition includes separate chapters devoted to each of the taxonomic groups of insects and arachnids of medical or veterinary concern, including spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks. Internationally recognized editors Mullen and Durden surpass the competition by including extensive coverage of both medical and veterinary entomological importance. * Follows in the tradition of Herm's Medical and Veterinary Entomology * The latest information on developments in entomology relating to public health and veterinary importance * Two separate indexes for enhanced searchability: Taxonomic and Subject New to this edition: * Three new chapters - Morphological Adaptations of Parasitic Arthropods - Forensic Entomology - Molecular Tools in Medical and Veterinary Entomology * Online ancillaries: glossary, chapter images, study questions, and related web links * 1700 word glossary * Appendix of Arthropod-Related Viruses of Medical-Veterinary Importance * Numerous new full-color images, illustrations and maps throughout

Table of Contents

Morphological Adaptations of Parasitic Arthropods
Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Diseases
Forensic Entomology
Cockroaches (Blattaria)
Lice (Phthiraptera)
True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Beetles (Coleoptera)
Fleas (Siphonaptera)
Flies (Diptera)
Moth Flies and Sand Flies (Psychodidae)
Biting Midges (Ceratopogonidae)
Black Flies (Simuliidae)
Mosquitoes (Culicidae)
Horse Flies and Deer Flies (Tabanidae)
Muscid Flies (Muscidae)
Tsetse Flies (Glossinidae)
Myiasis (Muscoidea, OESTROIDEA)
Louse Flies, Keds, and Related Flies (Hippoboscoidea)
Moths and Butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Ants, Wasps and Bees (Hymenoptera)
Scorpions (Scorpiones)
Solpugids (Solifugae)
Spiders (Araneae)
Mites (Acari)
Ticks (Ixodida)
Molecular Tools in Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Arthropod-Related Viruses of Medical and Veterinary Importance
Glossary Taxonomic
Subject Index
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