Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction General Entomology Medical-Veterinary Entomology Literature History of Medical-Veterinary Entomology Identification and Systematics of Arthropods of Medical-Veterinary Importance Types of Problems Caused by Arthropods Arthropod-Borne Diseases Food Contaminants Fear of Arthropods Delusory Parasitosis Toxins and Venoms Host Defenses Forensic Entomology Minor Arthropod Problems of Medical-Veterinary Interest References and Further Reading Chapter 2. Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Diseases Components of Transmission Cycles Modes of Transmission Transmission Cycles Interseasonal Maintenance Vector Incrimination Surveillance References and Further Reading Chapter 3. Cockroaches (Blattaria) Taxonomy Morphology Life History Behavior and Ecology Common Cockroach Species Public Health Importance Veterinary Importance Prevention and Control References and Further Reading Chapter 4. Lice (Phthiraptera) Taxonomy Morphology Life History Behavior and Ecology Lice of Medical Interest Lice of Veterinary Interest Public Health Importance Veterinary Importance Prevention and Control References and Further Reading Chapter 5. True Bugs (Hemiptera) Kissing Bugs (Reduviidae) Taxonomy Morphology Life History Behavior and Ecology Public Health Importance Veterinary Importance Prevention and Control Bed Bugs (Cimicidae) Taxonomy Morphology Life History Behavior and Ecology Public Health Importance Veterinary Importance Prevention and Control References and Further Reading Chapter 6. Beetles (Coleoptera) Taxonomy Morphology Life History Behavior and Ecology Publ

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No. of pages:
597
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080536071
Print ISBN:
9780125104517

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