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Aquatic Biodiversity of Latin America, Volume 2: Ephemoptera of South America

World / ChecklistFlora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Aquatic Biodiversity in Latin America Volume: 2

By: Eduardo Dominguez(Author), Carlos Molineri(Author), Manuel L Pescador(Author), Michael D Hubbard(Author), Carolina Nieto(Author)

646 pages, 218 b/w plates, 16 colour plates

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #155631 | ISBN: 9546422592
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NHBS Price: £155.00 $210/€175 approx

About this book

Language: English with bilingual keys in English and Spanish

Covers all known 14 families, 103 genera and 470 species of the Ephemeroptera from continental South America. It includes updated keys to separate (in English and Spanish) families, genera and species (when possible), as well as complete reference data on each taxon, considering its status, characters, biology and distribution.


Contents

1 INTRODUCTION 17
2 MORPHOLOGY 18
      Nymph 18
      Adult 20
      Eggs 22
3 BIOLOGY 23
4 WORKING WITH SPECIMENS 25
5 HIGHER CLASSIFICATION 27
6 DISTRIBUTION 28
7 LIST OF FAMILIES, SUBFAMILIES, GENERA AND SPECIES 29
8 SYSTEMATICS 43
      Keys to South American families 43
      Claves para las familias sudamericanas 48
      Family Ameletopsidae 52
      Family Baetidae 57
      Family Caenidae 194
      Family Coloburiscidae 224
      Family Coryphoridae 227
      Family Ephemeridae 230
      Family Euthyplociidae 234
      Family Leptohyphidae 244
      Family Leptophlebiidae 331
      Family Melanemerellidae 533
      Family Nesameletidae 536
      Family Oligoneuriidae 538
      Family Oniscigastridae 555
      Family Polymitarcyidae 557
9 COLOR PLATES 589
10 GUIDE TO CHANGES IN SCIENTIFIC NAMES 607
11 REFERENCES 611
12 SUBJECT INDEX 635
13 ADDENDUM 645


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