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The World of Insects and Mites
Origin and Evolution of Insects and Mites
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adult Aldrovandi ancient animals appeared Aristotle arthropods associated authorities bed bugs began biology birds bites blood body lice breed burrows cause clothes concerned crab lice crab louse creatures cure described developed doctor early ectoparasites eggs eighteenth entomology epidemic evolutionary example feed female flesh forms Galen German groups habit hair head lice head louse host human flea human louse humours hygiene insect vermin insecticides insects and mites involved itch mites killed known large number later living London louse lousy disease mammals mediaeval medicine mentioned microscope modern Mouffet mouthparts natural nineteenth century nits noted observations occur original parasites perhaps pests phthiriasis physician plague published quoted rats reactions records references relapsing fever remarks remedies rickettsiae rodents says scabies scabies mite scratching seems similar skin species spirochaetes story studies sucking suggested Swammerdam Theatrum theory tion tropical typhus various vectors vertebrates wings worms