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?
* Contributions from the leading researchers in entomology
* Discusses the physiological diversity in insects
* Includes in-depth reviews with valuable information for a variety of entomology disciplines
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
JOSÉ M. C. RIBEIRO, BRUNO ARCÀ
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