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Cover for Section 7: Some interesting species- and genus-group names.

This section presents a list of some currently valid species- and genus-group names and their derivations applied to Culicidae. The sources of these names fall into the following broad categories: acronyms and institutions; cultures and peoples; habitats and plants; morphological traits;...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Household pests and their control - cockroaches.

This chapter describes the appearance, life cycle, behaviour, and control and management of German cockroach (Blattella germanica), American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa), Oriental cockroach (Blatta orientalis), Australian cockroach (P. australasiae...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Courtship and mating in butterflies

This is a book about butterfly behaviour. Specifically, the behaviours associated with courtship rituals (described in Chapters 5 and 6) and mating and reproduction (described in Chapters 7 and 8). To understand the ways in which butterflies act as adults in search of mates, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book
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Cover for Butterfly biology systems: connections and interactions in life history and behaviour.

This book contains 36 chapters divided into 4 sections exploring the complexity in wing patterns and forms, of life history traits and variety of behaviours of butterflies. The various structures among suites of butterfly life history and behavioural traits, the associations among them and links...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book
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Cover for Small exotic mammals.

This chapter discussed the physiology and anatomy of small exotic mammals that is not a dog or cat. This group includes the small animals that are among the most popular children's pets: rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, guineapigs, chinchillas, rabbits and chipmunks.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The family Tetranychidae Donnadieu.

This chapter describes the morphological characteristics, systematics and bio-ecology (including the life cycle, diapause, dispersal and population dynamics) of the family Tetranichidae, commonly known as 'spider mites'. The tetranychid mites are typical plant feeders and include the mites that are ...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The family Tenuipalpidae Berlese.

The tenuipalpid mites are often confused macroscopically with tetranychid mites because of the orange to red colour of their bodies but, unlike tetranychids, they are slow moving and do not produce silk webbing; for this reason, they are also called 'false spider mites' or 'flat mites'. All...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rabbit behaviour, health and care.

This 225-paged book is devoted to behaviour, health and care of rabbits. It has twelve chapters which discuss the origins and development of rabbits, the rabbit as a companion animal, behaviour, learning and communication, social rabbits, from snout to tail, rabbit nutrition, neutering, cleanliness ...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book
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Cover for Locomotion and space occupied.

The essence of behaviour is bodily movement. Descriptions of bodily motility refer to the bases of physiological activities such as breathing, anatomically localized actions such as blinking, specific goal-related acts such as drinking and gross activity of the whole animal such as locomotion,...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Poultry Feathers and Skin: The Poultry Integument in Health and Welfare, Cambridge, England, UK, 3-5 July 2017.

This book contains chapters that discuss the natural engineering and multifunctionality of feathers, embryonic development of the avian integument, the reasons and welfare implications of feather pecking in laying hens, genetic solutions to reduce injurious pecking in laying hens, evidence-based...

Author(s)
Olukosi, O. A.; Olori, V. E.; Helmbrecht, A.; Lambton, S.; French, N. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings

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