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The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects / Edition 2

The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects / Edition 2

by M. J. Lehane
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521543958
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/09/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Mike Lehane is Professor of Medical Entomology in the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Table of Contents

1. The importance of blood-sucking insects; 2. The evolution of the blood-sucking habit; 3. Feeding preferences of blood-sucking insects; 4. Location of the host; 5. Ingestion of the blood meal; 6. Managing the blood meal; 7. Host-insect interactions; 8. Transmission of parasites by blood-sucking insects; 9. The blood-sucking insect groups.

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