Parasitism: The Diversity and Ecology of Animal Parasites by Timothy M. Goater,Cameron P. Goater,Gerald W. Esch

By Timothy M. Goater,Cameron P. Goater,Gerald W. Esch

Reflecting the large advances made within the box over the last ten years, this article synthesizes the most recent advancements within the ecology and evolution of animal parasites opposed to a backdrop of parallel advances in parasite systematics, biodiversity and existence cycles. This moment variation has been completely revised to satisfy the wishes of a brand new new release of parasitology scholars. Balancing conventional ways in parasitology with glossy reviews in parasite ecology and evolution, the authors current easy ecological rules as a unifying framework to assist scholars comprehend the complicated phenomenon of parasitism. Richly illustrated with over 250 figures, the textual content is followed by way of case examine containers designed to aid scholars enjoy the complexity and variety of parasites and the scientists who research them. This special approach, awarded sincerely and with at the least jargon and mathematical element, encourages scholars from diversified backgrounds to imagine often and conceptually approximately parasites and parasitism.

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