Avian Malaria and Related Parasites in the Tropics: Ecology, Evolution and Systematics
by Diego Santiago-Alarcon, Alfonso Marzal Reynolds
The Tropics are home to the greatest biodiversity in the world, but tropical species are at risk due to anthropogenic activities, mainly land use change, habitat loss, invasive species, and pathogens. Over the past 20 years, the avian malaria and related parasites (Order: Haemosporida) systems have received increased attention in the tropical regions from a diverse array of research perspectives. However, to date no attempts have been made to . . .