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Parasite Adaption to Environmental Constraints

Series: Parasitology Supplement, Special Issues Volume: 119/99

Edited By: RC Tinsley

114 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 2002 | #117608 | ISBN: 0521005000
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About this book

Examines parasite adaptation to both external conditions and their host environment.


Contents

Introduction R. C. Tinsley; Parasites and low temperatures D. A. Wharton; Desiccation survival of parasitic nematodes R. N. Perry; The survival of monogenean (platyhelminth) parasites on fish skin G. C. Kearn; Pentastomids and the tetrapod lung J. Riley and R. J. Henderson; Parasite adaptation to extreme conditions in a desert environment R. C. Tinsley; Do parasites live in extreme environments? Constructing hostile niches and living in them C. Combes and S. Morand; Analysis of parasite host-switching: limitations on the use of phylogenies J. A. Jackson; Digenean parasites of deep-sea teleosts: a review and case studies of intrageneric phylogenies R. A. Bray, D. T. J. Littlewood, E. A. Herniou, B. Williams and R. E. Henderson.

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