PARASITES IN SOCIAL INSECTS
by Paul Schmid-Hempel
1998, 409 pages, 8 b/w photos, tables, charts. Summarizes knowledge of parasites in social insects. Examines complex relationships between parasites and their social hosts using evolutionary and ecological concepts. Analyzes how parasites shape biology of ants, wasps, bees, and termites. Also covers division of labor, genetics, immunology and epidemiology. Of special interest to those studying host-parasite relationships and apiculturists dealing with mite infestations of bee colonies. Paperback; 6 x 9″.
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