Zoo 515 (Ecology of parasites)

Types of parasites and hosts. The host as an 
environment for the parasite. A study of specific 
examples of the interactions of the various stages of 
parasites with their living environments (hosts), as 
well as the external environment. The zoogeography 
of parasites. Parasites as ecological control agents of 
hosts. A study of specific examples of parasites of 
terrestrial and aquatic animal hosts. 

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