Medical and Veterinary Entomology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780123725004, 9780080919690

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

2nd Edition

Editors: Gary Mullen Lance Durden
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123725004
eBook ISBN: 9780080919690
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd April 2009
Page Count: 637
72.95 + applicable tax
62.99 + applicable tax
99.95 + applicable tax
Unavailable
Compatible Not compatible
VitalSource PC, Mac, iPhone & iPad Amazon Kindle eReader
ePub & PDF Apple & PC desktop. Mobile devices (Apple & Android) Amazon Kindle eReader
Mobi Amazon Kindle eReader Anything else

Institutional Access


Description

For medical, veterinary, entomology and public health students, this acclaimed textbook has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most recent advances. Each chapter is structured with the student in mind, organized by the major headings of Taxonomy, Morphology, Life History, Behavior and Ecology, Public Health and Veterinary Importance, and Prevention and Control. This 2e includes separate chapters devoted to each of the taxonomic groups of insects and arachnids of medical or veterinary concern, including spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks. Internationally recognized editors Mullen and Durden surpass the competition by including extensive coverage of both medical and veterinary entomological importance.

Key Features

  • Follows in the tradition of Herm's Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • The latest information on developments in entomology relating to public health and veterinary importance
  • Two separate indexes for enhanced searchability: Taxonomic and Subject

New to this edition:

  • Three new chapters
    • Morphological Adaptations of Parasitic Arthropods
    • Forensic Entomology
    • Molecular Tools in Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • Online ancillaries: glossary, chapter images, study questions, and related web links
  • 1700 word glossary
  • Appendix of Arthropod-Related Viruses of Medical-Veterinary Importance
  • Numerous new full-color images, illustrations and maps throughout

Readership

Teaching and research faculty in medical and veterinary schools that provide a course in vector borne diseases and medical entomology; Parasitologists, entomologists, government scientists responsible for oversight and monitoring of insect vector borne diseases; Medical and veterinary school libraries and libraries at institutions with strong programs in entomology.

Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION Lance A. Durden and Gary R. Mullen

2 MORPHOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS OF PARASITIC ARTHROPODS Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena

3 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES William K. Reisen

4 FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY William L. Krinsky

5 COCKROACHES (BLATTARIA) Richard J. Brenner and Richard D. Kramer

6 LICE (PHTHIRAPTERA) Lance A. Durden and John E. Lloyd

7 TRUE BUGS (HEMIPTERA) William L. Krinsky

8 BEETLES (COLEOPTERA) William L. Krinsky

9 FLEAS (SIPHONAPTERA) Lance A. Durden and Nancy C. Hinkle

10 FLIES (DIPTERA) Robert D. Hall and Reid R. Gerhardt

11 MOTH FLIES AND SAND FLIES (PSYCHODIDAE) Louis C. Rutledge and Raj K. Gupta

12 BITING MIDGES (CERATOPOGONIDAE) Gary R. Mullen

13 BLACK FLIES (SIMULIIDAE) Peter H. Adler and John W. McCreadie

14 MOSQUITOES (CULICIDAE) Woodbridge A. Foster and Edward D. Walker

15 HORSE FLIES AND DEER FLIES (TABANIDAE) Bradley A. Mullens

16 MUSCID FLIES (MUSCIDAE) Roger D. Moon

17 TSETSE FLIES (GLOSSINIDAE) William L. Krinsky

18 MYIASIS (MUSCOIDEA, OESTROIDEA) Philip J. Scholl, E. Paul Catts, and Gary R. Mullen

19 LOUSE FLIES, KEDS, AND RELATED FLIES (HIPPOBOSCOIDEA) John E. Lloyd

20 MOTHS AND BUTTER

Details

No. of pages:
637
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080919690
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123725004

About the Editor

Gary Mullen

Affiliations and Expertise

Auburn University, AL, USA

Lance Durden

Affiliations and Expertise

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA

Reviews

"Without a doubt the finest book available in English on the subject today."--FLORIDA SCIENTIST from the previous edition