• Updated to reflect recent changes in geographical ranges of insect vectors; now includes additional species that have become more widespread and may be encountered by students • Written by a world authority with 50 years’ teaching experience whose style and presentation is specially aimed at the needs of students • Vectors and pests included occur in almost every country giving this textbook worldwide appeal, e.g. mosquitoes, biting midges, horse flies, fleas, lice, bedbugs, cockroaches
Preface to the fourth edition; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction to mosquitoes (Culicidae); 2. Anopheline mosquitoes (Anophelinae); 3. Culicine mosquitoes (Culicinae); 4. Black-flies (Simuliidae); 5. Phlebotomine sand-flies (Phlebotominae); 6. Biting midges (Ceratopogonidae); 7. Horse-flies (Tabanidae); 8. Tsetse-flies (Glossinidae); 9. House-flies and stable-flies (Muscidae) and latrine-flies (Fanniidae); 10. Flies and myiasis; 11. Fleas (Siphonaptera); 12. Lice (Anoplura); 13. Bedbugs (Cimicidae); 14. Triatomine bugs (Triatominae); 15. Cockroaches (Blattaria); 16. Soft ticks (Argasidae); 17. Hard ticks (lxodidae); 18. Scabies mites (Sarcoptidae); 19. Scrub typhus mites (Trombiculidae); 20. Miscellaneous mites; Appendix: Names of some chemicals and microbials used in vector control; Glossary of common terms relevant to medical entomology; Select bibliography; Index.
From Reviews of the Third Edition: ‘… a very well written book that is well suited for its purpose as an introduction for students … it would serve well as a quick refresher to the subject even for experienced medical entomologists.’ The Lancet
From Reviews of the Third Edition: ‘… undergraduate and postgraduate masters students can continue to rely on this affordable and reliable basic introduction to the discipline of Medical Entomology.’ Parasitology
From Reviews of the Third Edition: ‘This is an easy to understand introduction to the field of medical entomology for more readers than just students of biology and entomology … [another] appropriate title might be Medical Entomology for Health Care Providers and Public Health Practitioners.’ Doody’s Review Service