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Erler, S.

Year: 2012


Schmid-Hempel, P. 2011: Evolutionary parasitology: the integrated study of infections, immunology, ecology, and genetics. – Oxford University Press, New York, 496 pp.

Journal: Myrmecological News

Volume: 23

Pages: 32

Type of contribution: Book Review

Supplementary material: No


Oxford University Press, New York, 496 pp.; Hardback, ISBN: 978-0-19-922948-2, Price: Usd 126.00; Paperback, ISBN: 978-0-19-922949-9, Price: Usd 58.50 Silvio Erler, Departamentul de Tehnologii Apicole şi Sericicole, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole şi Medicină Veterinară Cluj-Napoca, Calea Mănăştur 3-5, 400372 ClujNapoca, Romania. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Myrmecol. News 17: 32 (online 19 March 2012) Issn 1994-4136 (print), Issn 1997-3500 (online) Received 6 March 2012; accepted 8 March 2012 Thirteen years after his seminal book Parasites in social insects, Paul SCHMID-HEMPEL published the monograph Evolutionary parasitology that will serve as a basic reference for students, teaching and scientific staff in several fields: parasitology, immunology, ecology and evolution. In his new monograph, he combined fundamentals of evolutionary theories and models with recent findings in genetics, physiology and immunology to answer intriguing questions on parasitology. In 14 chapters, Evolutionary parasitology describes in detail a fascinating journey through the scientific world of hosts and parasites. After…

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Publisher: The Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics

ISSN: Print: 1994-4136 - Online: 1997-3500