Volume 1: Development, Nutrition and Reproduction
1992, 532 pp., illus. A detailed account of the embryology, growth and metamorphosis of mosquitoes, the nutrition of larvae and adults, and egg production by the adult females. Physiological adaptations of larvae to their aquatic environment are also described. Written in a manner to be comprehensible to any informed biologist, especially medical and veterinary entomologists, mosquito biologists, and individuals concerned with tropical medicine and mosquitoes as vectors of disease organisms or as pests. Hardcover; 6-7/8 x 9-3/4".
Volume 2: Sensory Reception and Behaviour
1999, 752 pp., illus. This second title in this multi- volume series focuses on the functioning of the mosquito sense organs that provide them with information about the environment and that enable the adult females to find and attack their vertebrate hosts. It also reviews knowledge of the circadian rhythms and other internal mechanisms that regulate the onset and timing of different behaviours. This integrated review of the sensory mechanisms and behaviour of mosquitoes provides a unique insight into their biology. The contents include much important work from the past which is often overlooked. Hardcover; 6-7/8 x 9-3/4".
Volume 3: Viral, Arboviral and Bacterial Pathogens
2012, estimated 600 pages, illustrated with diagrams and electron micrographs. This volume provides detailed coverage of the significant factors involved with adult mosquito survival and the epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases. It covers host-parasite interactions, mosquito immune responses and characteristics and transmission of viruses, prokaryotes and eukaryotes ranging from protozoans to nematodes. It uses the new classification and nomenclature for mosquito species, and includes broad coverage of developments in molecular biology. Hardcover; 7 x 10".
A further volume on malarial, fliarial and other parasites will follow.