Entomology in Focus

Triatominae - The Biology of Chagas Disease Vectors

Editors: Guarneri, Alessandra, Lorenzo, Marcelo (Eds.)

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  • The first comprehensive English-language book devoted to the biology of triatomine bugs
  • Covers taxonomy, origins and evolution, speciation processes, and ecology of the domestic cycle
  • Insect physiology aspects, such as embryology, immune system, digestion, neuropeptides, diuresis, and water control are presented and discussed
  • An important resource to all researchers involved with the control of Chagas disease vector
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This book aims to present updated knowledge on various aspects of the natural history, biology, and impact of triatomines to all interested readers. Each chapter will be written by authorities in the respective field, covering topics such as behavior, neurophysiology, immunology, ecology, and evolution. The contents will consider scientific, as well as innovative perspectives, on the problems related to the role of triatomine bugs as parasite vectors affecting millions in the Latin American region.

About the authors

Alessandra Guarneri, Ph.D., is a biologist and specialist in Medical Entomology. She is a researcher in the Vector Behavior and Pathogen Interaction Group at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her research team is devoted to the study the behavior of triatomines and the interaction between these bugs and their natural parasites. Her work includes studies about parasite development and virulence, behavioral alterations in infected insects, as well as the molecular bases of the trypanosome-triatomine interaction.  

 

Marcelo G Lorenzo, Ph.D., is a biologist devoted to the study of insect physiology with an emphasis on behavioral physiology. He is a senior researcher in the Vector Behavior and Pathogen Interaction Group at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. There, his group investigates the behavior, pheromones, kairomones,  sensory physiology, and functional genomics of triatomines and culicids. The group also focuses on the development of baits and traps for vector control. His work takes advantage of techniques from neurobiology, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, genomics, and behavior. 





Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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eBook 160,49 €
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Hardcover 199,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-64547-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Triatominae - The Biology of Chagas Disease Vectors
Editors
  • Alessandra Guarneri
  • Marcelo Lorenzo
Series Title
Entomology in Focus
Series Volume
5
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-64548-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-64548-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-64547-2
Series ISSN
2405-853X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 620
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
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