Gaponov S.P. Parasitic arthropods, 2005
The training manual examines the structure, biology, and life cycles of parasitic arthropods. Adaptive features of the morphology and physiology of parasitic crustaceans, insects and ticks are emphasized. The main forms of parasitism and possible ways of their formation within the type are indicated. Particular attention is paid to the blood-sucking arthropods - carriers of pathogens of infections and infestations, as well as the ways of circulation of the most important natural focal diseases. The manual is intended for students of biological faculties of higher educational institutions. Recommended for use in the courses "Parasitology", "Medical and Veterinary Zoology", "Arachnoentomology"