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Mites : ecology, evolution & behaviour : life at a microscale / David Evans Walter, Heather C. Proctor.

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Author/Creator:
Walter, David Evans, 1950-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Imprint:
Second edition.
Publication:
Dordrecht : Springer, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 494 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • What good are mites?
  • The origin of mites : fossil history and relationships
  • Systematic and morphological study
  • Life cycles, development and size
  • Sex and celibacy
  • Mites in soil and litter systems
  • Acari underwater, or, why did mites take the plunge?
  • Mites on plants
  • Animals as habitats
  • Mites that cause and transmit disease
  • Mites and biological diversity
  • Mites as models.
Contributor:
Proctor, Heather Coreen, 1964-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9789400771635
9400771630

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