Serge Morand, Boris R. Krasnov, D. Timothy J. Littlewood

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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The development of molecular tools and phylogenetic methods have contributed to the explosion of taxonomic and phylogenetic investigations on parasites (both micro- and macroparasites, i.e. from viruses, bacteria, protists to arthropods and helminths), increasing our knowledge of considerable, and often cryptic, parasitic diversity. Concomitantly, the studies of host–parasite interactions and parasitism have influenced many scientific disciplines from biogeography to evolutionary ecology by using various comparative methods based on phylogenetic information to unravel shared evolutionary histories.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParasite Diversity and Diversification
Subtitle of host publicationEvolutionary Ecology Meets Phylogenetics
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781139794749
ISBN (Print)9781107037656
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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