91 black & white illustrations, 25 black & white tables
Igor V. Sharakhov
Unsewn / adhesive bound
Table Of Contents
Tephritid Fruit Flies (Diptera); Penelope Mavragani-Tsipidou, Antigone Zacharopoulou, Elena Drosopoulou, Antonios A. Augustinos, Kostas Bourtzis, and Frantisek Marec Hessian Flies (Diptera); Jeff J. Stuart, Rajat Aggarwal, and Brandon J. Schemerhorn Tsetse Flies (Diptera); Anna R. Malacrida, Francesca Scolari, Marco Falchetto, and Serap Aksoy Mosquitoes (Diptera); Maria V. Sharakhova, Phillip George, Vladimir Timoshevskiy, Atashi Sharma, Ashley Peery, and Igor V. Sharakhov Beetles (Coleoptera); Diogo C. Cabral-de-Mello Silk Moths (Lepidoptera); Atsuo Yoshido, Ken Sahara, and Yuji Yasukochi Parasitoid Wasps (Hymenoptera); Jurgen Gadau, Karsten Rutten, and Michaela Neusser Bedbugs (Hemiptera); Snejana Grozeva, Boris A. Anokhin, and Valentina G. Kuznetsova Aphids (Hemiptera); Mauro Mandrioli and Gian Carlo Manicardi Spittlebugs (Hemiptera); Valentina G. Kuznetsova, Anna Maryanska-Nadachowska, and Tatyana Karamysheva Grasshoppers (Orthoptera); Juan Pedro M. Camacho, Josefa Cabrero, Maria Dolores Lopez-Leon, Diogo C. Cabral-de-Mello, and Francisco J. Ruiz-Ruano Ticks (Ixodida); Monika Gulia-Nuss, Jason M. Meyer, and Catherine A. Hill Index
Igor V. Sharakhov is an associate professor in the Department of Entomology at Virginia Polytechnic and State University. Dr. Sharakhov earned his PhD in genetics from the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk, Russia. He leads a research program focused on the comparative and evolutionary genomics of arthropods of medical importance. He has also conducted research on the molecular cytogenetics of African malaria mosquitoes at the State University of New York at Buffalo and on the comparative genome mapping of African malaria mosquitoes at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Sharakhov serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Insect Science (Entomological Society of America), Journal of Visualized Experiments, and PLoS ONE.