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Cover for Bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of bed bugs (Cimicidae). Focus is given on the species that feed principally on humans, Cimex lectularius and C. hemipterus. Animals that can also be bitten by...

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 Bees and wasps (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Vespidae and others).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of bees (Apidae) and wasps (Vespidae). Focus is given on species that have the capacity to inflict venomous stings and cause allergies on man and animals.

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 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 Centipedes (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae, Scolopocryptopidae and Cryptopidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of centipedes.

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 Eye flies (Diptera: Chloropidae and Drosophilidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of eye flies (Chloropidae and Drosophilidae). Focus is given on their role as disease vectors, especially for Thelazia callipaeda, an eyeworm infecting domestic...

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 Flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of flesh flies (Sarcophagidae). Focus is given on an obligate agent of traumatic myiasis in livestock, domestic animals, wild animals and man, Wohlfahrtia,...

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 House flies and other non-biting flies (Diptera: Muscidae and Fanniidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of house flies and other non-biting flies (Muscidae and Fanniidae). Focus is given on their role as pests and as vectors of different diseases in livestock and 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 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 Keds and Louse flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of keds and louse flies (Hippoboscidae). Focus is given on Melophagus ovinus, the sheep ked, and Hippobosca spp. and Lipoptena spp., which parasitize other animals.

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter