Parasites which alter host behavior

A. Kimo Morris morrisk at bcc.orst.edu
Sun Apr 6 11:20:36 EST 1997


Mark Armitage wrote:
> 
> Dear All,
> Does anyone have any references on parasites which alter intermediate
> host behavior in order to increase chances of predation upon the
> host?
> Thanks in advance
> Mark Armitage
> Grad Student, APU

SEE THE FOLLOWING:
K.D. Lafferty and A.K. Morris, 1996, Ecology 77:1390-1397
R.D. Adlard and J.G. Lester, 1994, Parasitology 109:311-324
K.D. Lafferty, 1992,  Am Nat 140:854-867
G.S. Aeby, 1991, Pacific Science 45:263-269
A.P. Dobson, 1988, Q Rev Biol 63:139-165
J. Moore, 1983, Ecology 64:1000-1015
W.M. Bethel and J.C. Holmes, 1977  Can J of Zool 55:110-116
J.C. Holmes and W.M. Bethel, 1972  Zool J Linnean Soc 51(supp1):123-149

Email me for a reprint of the 1996 paper or for more refs.  This is a 
subject in which I have been interested for a while.  I'm curious - on 
what you are working?  

Good luck!

-- Kimo

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