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The biology of gnathiid isopod parasites and their role as vectors of fish blood parasites in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2000-12)
English: Research on marine fish parasites has been largely neglected in South Africa. This is especially true for the temporary fish parasites of the isopod family Gnathiidae and fish blood parasites of the family ...
Phylogeny of the African genus Ergasilus (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida)
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: The exactness of species descriptions in taxonomy, taking only morphology into account, has long been debated over. This is evident in the systematics of parasitic copepods that are mostly based on morphological ...
Revision of the South African geogarypidae (arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones)
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
English: Despite a recent order-level revision published by Harvey (1992b), where, through the use of 126 morphological characters, 24 families were recognized, detailed morphological and ecological data is still sorely ...
Ecology, taxonomy and possible life cycles of blood protozoans infecting crag lizards (Pseudocordylus spp.) from the eastern Free State highlands
(University of the Free State, 2012-01)
English: The study of blood parasites of reptiles is a relatively new and unexplored field in South Africa. Therefore, the general aims of this research were to explore the haemoparasite fauna of cordylid lizards, ...
A taxonomical and ecological study of nematodes from the Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve, Memel
(University of the Free State, 2014-02)
English: The Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve wetland is a designated Ramsar site, situated on the north-eastern boundary of the Free State Province. Field trips were made on three occasions between October 2011 and May 2012. A ...
The identification of Diptera of the grave and their succession patterns during winter and summer in central South Africa, with reference to forensic applications
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Forensic entomology is a specialist branch of forensic sciences in which information about insects is used to draw certain conclusions when investigating medico-legal cases involving both humans and wildlife. ...