By Jerome Goddard, Ph.D., Mississippi State Department of Health and University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson (New Fifth Edition)
ISBN 0-8493-8539-3 | Published 2007 | Hardcover | 457 pp | color & black/white photographs
This bestselling classic is the ultimate resource for identifying arthropods and their harmful effects on human health. It includes a wealth of photos including high-quality color photographs of insect bites, stings, and other lesions essential for triage. It also provides information that allows for ready identification of West Nile virus, and several medical case histories of insect-caused human disease. The text considers human contact with ants, bees, blister beetles, caterpillars (Urticating), centipedes, cockroaches, earwigs, fleas, flies (biting and non-biting), Myiasis-causing maggots, lice, millipedes, mites, mosquitoes, moths, pentastomes, scorpions, spiders, ticks, and wasps.