Advances in Insect Physiology
Physiology of Human and Animal Disease Vectors
- Stephen Simpson, ARC Federation Fellow; School of Biological Sciences; University of Sydney; New South Wales, Australia
- Jerome Casas, Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l'Insecte, France
How do insect vectors of disease find their animal hosts?
Once a host is located, how do insects deploy their intricate mouthparts and the extraordinary complexities of salivary chemistry to secure a blood meal?
Insect and other physiologists and neuroscientists; zoologists.
- Published: October 2009
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-374829-4
Table of Contents
Orientation towards hosts in haematophagous insects: an integrative perspective
CLAUDIO R. LAZZARI
From saliomes to the sialoverse: an insight into salivary potion of blood feeding insects
JOSÃ M. C. RIBEIRO, BRUNO ARCÃ
The enemy within: interactions between tsetse, trypanosomes and symbionts
DEIDRE P. WALSHE, CHER PHENG OOI, MICHAEL J. LEHANE, LEE R. HAINES
Interactions of Trypanosomatids and Triatomines
Lyme disease spirochete-tick-host interactions
KATHARINE R. TYSON, JOSEPH PIESMAN
Epidemiological consequences of the ecological physiology of ticks
SARAH E. RANDOLPH