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Medical Entomology for Students (4th Edition)
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Jo Whaley, perhaps drawing on her previous experience working in the theatre and taking inspiration from 16th and 17th century illustrators of natural history, has produced a collection of superb photographs of insects. Expand
Phylogenetics of advanced snakes (Caenophidia) based on four mitochondrial genes.
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Phylogenetic relationships among advanced snakes and the position of the genus Acrochordus relative to colubroid taxa are investigated by phylogenetic analysis of fragments from four mitochondrial genes representing 62 caenophidian genera and 5 noncaenophidians, and Xenoderminae appears to be the sister group to the Colubroidea. Expand
A global study of forensically significant calliphorids: implications for identification.
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This study used phylogenetic analysis to assess the species status of 27 forensically important calliphorid species based on 1167 base pairs of the COI gene of 119 specimens from 22 countries, and confirmed the utility of theCOI gene in identifying most species. Expand
Field Guide to Insects of South Africa
This handsomely illustrated book has no equal as a guide to the insects of South Africa, and marks an exciting step forward for entomology in the region. It is certain to leave its mark in theExpand
Phylogeny, biogeography and classification of the snake superfamily Elapoidea: a rapid radiation in the late Eocene
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The major elapoid and elapid lineages are identified, a phylogenetic classification system for the superfamily is presented, and results imply rapid basal diversification in both clades in the late Eocene of Africa and the mid‐Oligocene of the Oriental region. Expand
Molecular identification of some forensically important blowflies of southern Africa and Australia
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This region appears to provide southern African forensic entomologists with a new technique for providing accurate identification for application to post‐mortem interval (PMI) estimation. Expand
Parasitism of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae): Field and laboratory observations
Investigations carried out at Alice and its rural environs in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, showed that parasitoids affecting the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera:Expand
A PCA-based modelling technique for predicting environmental suitability for organisms from presence records
. We present a correlative modelling technique that uses locality records (associated with species presence) and a set of predictor variables to produce a statistically justifiable probabilityExpand
A fuzzy classification technique for predicting species’ distributions: applications using invasive alien plants and indigenous insects
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A new predictive modelling technique called the fuzzy envelope model (FEM) is introduced, which can be used to predict species’ potential distributions that could be used for identifying regions at risk from invasion by alien species and in conservation planning in the case of native species. Expand
Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations
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Between their publication and that of the first edition of Forensic Entomology : The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, about 16 research papers relevant to forensic entomology appeared each year; since then it has been over 40, and several more books have appeared, certainly time for an updated edition. Expand
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