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
> Thanks in advance
> Mark Armitage
> Grad Student, APU
There are loads of references on the subject. Here are a few
Behavioural Aspects of Parasite Transmission, edited by Canning, E.U. &
C.A. Wrigth, 1972. Academic Press, London.
Hurd, H. (1990): Physiological and behavioural interactions between
parasites and invertebrate hosts. Advances in Parasitology, 29:271-318.
Barnard, C.J. and Behnke, J.M. (eds) 1990: Parasitism an Host Behaviour,
Taylor and Francis, New York.
Poulin, R. (1994): Meta-analyses of parasite-induced behavioural
changes. Animal Behaviour, 48:137-146.
Poulin, R. (1995): "Adaptive" Changes in the Behaviour of Parasitized
Animals: A Critical Review. International Journal for Parasitology, 25
Great subject by the way!