eBook Pests: A Guide To World's Most Maligned, Yet Misunderstood Creatures, 1st Edition

  • Ross Piper
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  • ISBN-10: 0313384274
  • ISBN-13: 9780313384271
  • DDC: 632.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 282 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Common houseflies often carry over 100 different pathogens. A swarm of one billion locusts consumes over 2,000 tons of food every day. In some parts of the United States, the invasion of the boll weevil beetle had a destructive effect on society second only to the Civil War. Even the smallest insects can create huge problems for mankind.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Arachnids.
2: Chiggers.
3: House Dust Mites.
4: Scabies Mite.
5: Scorpions.
6: Spiders.
7: Ticks.
8: Varroa Mite.
9: Crustaceans.
10: Fish Lice.
11: Gill Maggots.
12: Insects.
13: Aphids.
14: Asian Long-Horned Beetle.
15: Bark Beetles.
16: Bedbug.
17: Biting Midges.
18: Black Flies.
19: Boll Weevil.
20: Citrus Leaf Miner.
21: Cockroaches.
22: Colorado Potato Beetle.
23: European Corn Borer.
24: Fleas.
25: Gypsy Moth.
26: Head Louse and Body Louse.
27: Horse Botflies.
28: Housefly.
29: Japanese Beetle.
30: Kissing Bugs.
31: Locusts.
32: Mealybugs.
33: Mediterranean Fruit Fly.
34: Mosquitoes.
35: Pharaoh Ant.
36: Planthoppers.
37: Pubic Louse.
38: Red Imported Fire Ant.
39: Rice, Maize, and Granary Weevils.
40: Sand Flies.
41: Scale Insects.
42: Screwworm.
43: Sheep Ked.
44: Tabanids.
45: Termites.
46: Thrips.
47: Tsetse.
48: Warble Flies.
49: Whiteflies.
50: Molluscs.
51: Oyster Drills.
52: Slugs and Snails.
53: Zebra Mussels.
54: Nematodes.
55: Nematode Pests of Animals (Including Humans).
56: Nematode Pests of Plants.
57: Platyhelminthes.
58: Cestodes.
59: Monogeneans.
60: Trematodes.
61: Vertebrates.
62: Black Rat.
63: Brown Rat.
64: Cane Toad.
65: European Rabbit.
66: Feral Goats.
67: Feral Pigeons.
68: House Mouse.
69: Red-Billed Quelea.
70: Sea Lamprey.
71: Snakes.
Glossary.
Selected Bibliography.
Web Resources.
Index.
About the Author.