First published in 1984, this standard text has been thoroughly revised to take account of new advances in the subject. A major reference for students taking courses in zoology, tropical medicine, veterinary science, entomology and parasitology, as well as for professionals working in both pure and applied entomology. `...the work must be regarded as a classic text book of its kind, and an invaluable reference book for both pure entomology and the parasitology of arthropod-borne pathogens.' NRH Burgess, International Pest Control.
General introduction to medical and veterinary entomology; insects and acarines of medical and veterinary importance; diseases of which the pathogens are transmitted by insects of acarines.