Search for dissertations about: "Phthiraptera"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Phthiraptera.

  1. 1. Tales of the flying earth: The effect of host flyways on the phylogeny of shorebird lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera)

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Daniel Gustafsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Parasite; Bird; Lice; Louse; Migration; Evolution; Ecology; Co-evolution; Lunaceps; Shorebirds; Carduiceps; Quadraceps; Revision; Phylogeny; Saemundssonia; Rallicolidae; Charadriiformes; Scolopacidae; Phthiraptera; Philopteridae; Ischnocera; Sandpiper; Flyways; Chewing Lice;

    Abstract : On the wings, bodies, and heads of most birds there are lice. These lice spend their whole lives on their host, with the exception of the few lice that get the opportunity to transfer from one host to another, typically when the hosts come into physical contact with each other. READ MORE