Bats (Chiroptera) As Vectors of Diseases and Parasites
Facts and Myths
|Series title:||Parasitology Research Monographs|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $189.00|
| Book Description: |
This book gathers contributions by 16 international authors on the phenomenon "bats," shedding some light on their morphology, the feeding behaviors (insects, fruits, blood) of different groups, their potential and confirmed transmissions of agents of diseases, their endo- and ectoparasites, as well as countless myths surrounding their lifestyle (e.g. vampirism, chupacabras, batman etc.).
Bats have been known in different cultures for several thousand centuries, however their...