If we are interested in major patterns in animal evolution, arthropods
are the key group to study," Lee said.
Due to these constraints, I sampled harvester ants along with other arthropods
using dry, unbaited, plastic pitfall traps.
Vector-borne diseases and associated discomfort caused by biting arthropods
can be largely prevented with proper use of personal protective measures (PPMs) by individual Soldiers.
We know of no studies that examined the possibility that hummingbirds might use arthropods
when excluded from a nectar source because of local social interactions.
Address for correspondence: Didier Raoult, Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Unite Mixte de Recherche 6236, World Health Organization Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod
Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France; email: didier.
The volume is finished off with a list of georeferenced localities mentioned in the book, and with indexes, separately compiled for newly published taxa and for arthropod
genera and species.
Rusty red stains on the head of a fossilized segmented creature found in China are a paleontological record breaker: They are the remains of the oldest arthropod
brain ever found.
have bodies made up of more than one part.
There are few studies of arthropods
associated with carrion in coastal areas (e.
The anterior sclerite has been lost in modern arthropods
, as it most likely fused with other parts of the head during the evolutionary history of the group," said Javier Ortega-Hernandez, researcher from Cambridge Universitys department of earth sciences, who authored the study.
Context: Of over a million animal species known and described world-wide, more than 90% are arthropods
(insects, ticks, mites, spiders, nematodes etc.
As in earlier editions, the book is concisely written to provide basic information about recognition, biology, and control methods of arthropods
that affect human health-parasites, nuisance pests, and vectors of human diseases-without delving into too much detail and nuance.
Dr Vinther said: "These primitive arthropods
were, ecologically speaking, the sharks and whales of the Cambrian era.
A whimsical collection of poems connected by author Fleur Adcock's observation and interaction with arthropods
all over the globe, from her native New Zealand to her current home in London.
International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods
and Amber (6th: 2013: Lebanon, Byblos) Ed.