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Parasite induced behavioural changes in fish
(University of the Free State, 2011-05)
English: Numerous studies have been conducted on the hypothesis of parasites influencing the behaviour of their hosts. Many authors have been bias in trying to prove that this is a form of manipulation and that parasites ...
Review of African Diplozoidae
(University of the Free State, 2011-01)
English: The family Diplozoidae Palombi, 1949 comprises host specific worms found on the gills of cyprinid fish. Diplozoids are the only members of the Monogenea characterised by a unique monogamous life style where two ...
Key diagnostic characteristics of the developmental stages of forensically important calliphoridae and sarcophagidae in central South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2011-12-15)
English: The first insects attracted to a decomposing body are usually representatives of the Diptera, in particular members of the families Calliphoridae (blow flies) and Sarcophagidae (flesh flies). These flies will ...
Taxonomic review of the genus Histotylenchus Siddiqi, 1971 (Nematoda: Belonolaimidae) in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2011-11)
English: A diverse and abundant nematode fauna is known to exist in South Africa with plant parasitic nematodes being the most representative. Seven genera belonging to the family Belonolaimidae Whitehead, 1960 are known ...