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Abstract Highlighting the dispersal ecology of parasites is important for understanding epidemiological, demographic and… Expand SUMMARY A major issue for the proper understanding of the evolution of life-cycle histories is the regulation of voltinism and… Expand The dynamics of host–parasite interactions depends to a large extent on the effect of host responses on parasite fitness. An… Expand The ecology of ectoparasitic species Carnus hemapterus on nestlings of common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) in Bratislava The time… Expand Ectoparasites have often been shown to have detrimental effects on their host. Not much is known, however, about determinants of… Expand Seasonal cycles constitute a major challenge for organisms since they may influence the genetic composition of a popula- tion… Expand The distribution of the haematophagous fly Carnus hemapterus among starling (Sturnus vulgaris) broods was investigated in a nest… Expand The hypothesis that extravagant ornaments signal parasite resistance has received support in several species for ornamented males… Expand The association of Carnus hemapterus Nitzsch with nestling birds was first reported in Europe in 1818 (Nitzsch, 1818, Mag. d. Ent… Expand