Krasnov, Boris R.

Micromammals and Macroparasites

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Table of contents

Part I.Introduction and definitions

1. Micromammals and macroparasites: Who is who and how do they interact?
Serge Morand, Boris R. Krasnov, Robert Poulin, A. Allan Degen

Part II.Major taxa parasitic on micromammals

2. Digenean trematodes
Carlos Feliu, Jordi Torres, Jordi Miquel, Juan Matías Segovia, Roger Fons

3. Cestodes of small mammals: Taxonomy and life cycles
Boyko B. Georgiev, Rodney A. Bray, D. Timothy, J. Littlewood

4. Nematodes
Serge Morand, Salah Bouamer, Jean-Pierre Hugot

5. Acanthocephalans
Alexis Ribas, Juan Carlos Casanova

6. Taxonomy, host associations, life cycles and vectorial importance of ticks parasitizing small mammals
Lance A. Durden

7. Mesostigmatid mites as parasites of small mammals: Systematics, ecology, and the evolution of parasitic associations
Ashley P. G. Dowling

8. Taxonomy, life cycles and the origin of parasitism in trombiculid mites
Andrey B. Shatrov, Naina I. Kudryashova

9. Blood-sucking lice (Anoplura) of small mammals: True parasites
Ke Chung Kim

10. Fleas: Permanent satellites of small mammals
Sergei G. Medvedev, Boris R. Krasnov

11. Bat flies: Obligate ectoparasites of bats
Carl W. Dick, Bruce D. Patterson

Part III.Patterns

12. Patterns of macroparasite diversity in small mammals
Boris R. Krasnov, Robert Poulin, Serge Morand

13. Patterns of host specificity in parasites exploiting small mammals
Robert Poulin, Boris R. Krasnov, Serge Morand

14. Coevolution of macroparasites and their small mammalian hosts: Cophylogeny and coadaptation
Jean-Pierre Hugot

15. Comparative phylogeography: The use of parasites for insights into host history
Caroline M. Nieberding, Serge Morand

16. Insularity and micromammal-macroparasite relationships
Elodie Magnanou, Serge Morand

Part IV.Processes

17. Models for host-macroparasite interactions in micromammals
Roberto Rosà, Annapaola Rizzoli, Nicola Ferrari, Andrea Pugliese

18. Transmission ecology and the structure of parasite communities in small mammals
Isabella M. Cattadori, Voitto Haukisalmi, Heikki Henttonen, Peter J. Hudson

19. Effect of macroparasites on the energy budget of small mammals
A. Allan Degen

20. Immunogenetics of micromammalmacroparasite interactions
Nathalie Charbonnel, Joelle Goüy de Bellocq, Serge Morand

21. Interactions among immune, endocrine, and behavioural response to infection
Zachary M. Weil, Lynn B. Martin, Randy J. Nelson

22. Behaviour, life history strategies and parasite infection in rodents
Christopher J. Barnard, Jerzy M. Behnke

Part V.Management and Case Studies

23. Nematode zoonoses
Juan Carlos Casanova, Alexis Ribas, Juan Matías Segovia

24. Rodents as definitive hosts of Schistosoma, with special reference to S. mansoni transmission
Jean-Marc Duplantier, Mariama Sene

25. Towards understanding the impacts of environmental variation on Echinococcus multilocularis transmission
David R. J. Pleydell, Francis Raoul, Amélie Vaniscotte, Philip S. Craig, Patrick Giraudoux

26. Parasites and pest population management
Herwig Leirs, Grant R. Singleton

27. Biological conservation and parasitism
Philippe Christe, Serge Morand, Johan Michaux

Part VI.Conclusion

28. Global changes and the future of micromammal-macroparasite interactions
Serge Morand, Robert Poulin, Boris R. Krasnov


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Keywords: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical TEC059000

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