Guide to venomous and medically important invertebrates /

Though many are harmless and even beneficial, invertebrates are some of the world's most feared and dangerous creatures. Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates describes the health threats posed by invertebrate groups worldwide, from physical pain and annoyance to disease trans...

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Author / Creator:Bowles, David E., author.
Imprint:Clayton South, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, 2018
Description:1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : color illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Poisonous invertebrates.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Invertebrates.
Poisonous invertebrates.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12352149
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Other authors / contributors:Swaby, James A., author.
Harlan, Harold J., author.
ISBN:1486308856
9781486308859
9781486308866
1486308864
Digital file characteristics:text file EPUB 26MB
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
National edeposit: Available onsite at the National Library of Australia, State Library Victoria Online access with authorization.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 01, 2019).
Summary:Though many are harmless and even beneficial, invertebrates are some of the world's most feared and dangerous creatures. Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates describes the health threats posed by invertebrate groups worldwide, from physical pain and annoyance to disease transmission risk. Featuring clear photographs, distribution maps and descriptions of biological, physical and behavioural characteristics of key groups, this book aids identification of potentially harmful invertebrates. It also summarises personal protection measures to reduce the risk of attack and disease, and provides guidance on treatment. This book will help to protect the health of travellers and serve as a reference for medical personnel working in high-risk areas, as well as those interested in entomology.
Other form:Print version: Bowles, David. Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates. Collingwood : CSIRO PUBLISHING, ©2018 9781486308842
Standard no.:YBP15811907
Publisher's no.:EB00770981 Recorded Books