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Behaviour patterns of blood-sucking flies

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diptera -- Behavior,
  • Bloodsucking insects -- Behavior,
  • Entomology -- Field work

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.C. [sic] Muirhead-Thomson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL531 .M84 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3780950M
    ISBN 100080254977
    LC Control Number81021019


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This book is a sequel to the author's earlier Ecology of insect vector populations [reviewed in Trop. Dis. Bull.,66, abst.

] and reviews some recent field work. There are three chapters on Culicidae, Mosquitoes in rural settlements, Flight patterns of mosquitoes and Mosquito host selection and feeding patterns, with a total of 75 pages and references, and one chapter each on tsetse Cited by: 9.

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