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The ecology of ectoparasitic insects.

  title={The ecology of ectoparasitic insects.},
  author={Adrian G. Marshall},
  • A. Marshall
  • Published 1981
  • Biology, Environmental Science
This book is the first to examine comprehensively the ecology of ectoparasitic insects. Intro- ductory chapters examine the taxonomic background of both the insects and their vertebrate hosts, the ectoparasite's habitat and methods of field and laboratory study. Subsequent chapters examine life-cycles, food and feeding methods, host location and dispersal, host associ-ations, maintenance on or near the host, interrelationships with organisms other than the host, population dynamics and… 

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