Parasite Biodiversity

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Parasite Biodiversity

By Robert Poulin; Serge Morand

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Hardcover, 9781588341709, 216pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2005

Description

This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification of life.



About the Author
Robert Poulin is arguably the world's leading authority on the ecology and evolution of parasites. He lives in New Zealand.

Serge Morand is co-editor with Poulin of Evolutionary Biology of Host-Parasite Relationships. He lives in France.

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