2006

Micromammals and Macroparasites

From Evolutionary Ecology to Management

ISBN: 978-4-431-36024-7 (Print) 978-4-431-36025-4 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Introduction and definitions

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      Pages 1-1

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      Micromammals and macroparasites: Who is who and how do they interact?

  3. Major taxa parasitic on micromammals

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      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-23

      Digenean trematodes

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      Pages 29-62

      Cestodes of small mammals: Taxonomy and life cycles

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      Pages 63-79

      Nematodes

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      Pages 81-89

      Acanthocephalans

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      Pages 91-102

      Taxonomy, host associations, life cycles and vectorial importance of ticks parasitizing small mammals

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      Pages 103-117

      Mesostigmatid mites as parasites of small mammals: Systematics, ecology, and the evolution of parasitic associations

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      Pages 119-140

      Taxonomy, life cycles and the origin of parasitism in trombiculid mites

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      Pages 141-160

      Blood-sucking lice (Anoplura) of small mammals: True parasites

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      Pages 161-177

      Fleas: Permanent satellites of small mammals

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      Pages 179-194

      Bat flies: Obligate ectoparasites of bats

  4. Patterns

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      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-231

      Patterns of macroparasite diversity in small mammals

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      Pages 233-256

      Patterns of host specificity in parasites exploiting small mammals

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      Pages 257-276

      Coevolution of macroparasites and their small mammalian hosts: Cophylogeny and coadaptation

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      Pages 277-293

      Comparative phylogeography: The use of parasites for insights into host history

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      Pages 295-315

      Insularity and micromammal-macroparasite relationships

  5. Processes

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      Pages 317-317

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      Pages 319-348

      Models for host-macroparasite interactions in micromammals

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      Pages 349-369

      Transmission ecology and the structure of parasite communities in small mammals

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      Pages 371-399

      Effect of macroparasites on the energy budget of small mammals

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      Pages 401-442

      Immunogenetics of micromammalmacroparasite interactions

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