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Behaviour patterns of blood-sucking flies by R. C. Muirhead-Thomson

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Diptera -- Behavior,
  • Bloodsucking insects -- Behavior,
  • Entomology -- Field work

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Edition Notes

StatementE.C. [sic] Muirhead-Thomson.
LC ClassificationsQL531 .M84 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3780950M
ISBN 100080254977
LC Control Number81021019

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