Parasite Biodiversity

Parasite Biodiversity

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This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification of life.show more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 22mm | 439.99g
  • Smithsonian Books
  • Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • 1588341704
  • 9781588341709
  • 1,085,374

About Serge Morand

Robert Poulin is arguably the world's leading authority on the ecology and evolution of parasites. He lives in New Zealand. Serge Morand is co-editor with Poulin of Evolutionary Biology of Host-Parasite Relationships. He lives in France.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Diversity of Parasites Chapter 2 Estimating Parasite Diversity Chapter 3 Epidemiology and Parasite Diversity Chapter 4 Hosts as Drivers of Parasite Diversity Chapter 5 Parasite Features and Parasite Diversification Chapter 6 The Biogeography of Parasite Diversity Chapter 7 Parasite Extinctions Chapter 8 Parasite Diversity Driving Host Evolution Chapter 9 The Study and Value of Parasite Biodiversityshow more

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