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Fauna of Arabia, Volume 18

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 18

By: Friedhelm Krupp(Editor), Volker Mahnert(Editor), Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz(Preface By)

407 pages, colour & b/w photos, b/w line drawings, b/w distribution maps, tables

Karger Libri

Hardback | Nov 2000 | #124399 | ISBN: 3723400183
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Volume 18 contains a collection of articles on Ciliata, corals, molluscs, Crustacea, insects, fishes, reptiles, and mammals.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz   1
Introduction: Editors   2

Ciliata of Arabia
Al-Rasheid, K.A.S.: Some marine interstitial Prostomatida and Haptorida (Ciliata) from the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary on the Saudi Arabian Gulf shore   5

Corals of Arabia
DeVantier, L., Turak, E., Al-Shaikh, K. & De'ath, G.: Coral communities of the central-northern Saudi Arabian Red Sea   23
Kemp, J.M. & Benzoni, F: A preliminary study of coral communities in the northern Gulf of Aden   67

Molluscs of Arabia
Yonow, N.: Red Sea Opisthobranchia 4: The orders Cephalaspidea, Anaspidea, Notaspidea and Nudibranchia: Dendronotacea and Aeolidacea   87

Crustacea of Arabia
Apel, M. & Brandis, D.: A new species of freshwater crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae) from Socotra Island and description of Socotrapotamon n. gen.   133
Taiti, S., Ferrara, F. & Davolos, D.: The terrestrial Isopoda (Crustacea: Oniscidea) of Oman   145

Insects of Arabia
Linnavuori, R.E. & Van Harten, A.: Additional notes on the Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) of Yemen   165
Ahrens, D.: Sericinae (Coieoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Melolonthidae) of Arabia   177
Raimundo, A.A.C. & Van Harten, A.: An annotated checklist of the Coccinellidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of Yemen   211
Anton, K.-W.: Descriptions of four new species of the genus Bruchidius Schilsky, 1905 (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) from the Arabian Peninsula   245
Olmi, M. & Van Harten, A.: Notes on Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) of Yemen, with keys to the species of the Arabian Peninsula   253
Chandler, P.J.: Fungus gnats (Diptera: Keroplatidae and Mycetophihdae) from the Arabian Peninsula   273
Leclerc, M.: A faunistic account of Tabanidae (Diptera) of Saudi Arabia and Oman   285

Fishes of Arabia
Kemp, J.M.: Zoogeography of the coral reef fishes of the north-eastern Gulf of Aden, with eight new records of coral reef fishes from Arabia   293
Krupp, F, Almarri, M., Zajonz, U., Carpenter, K., Almatar, S. & Zetzsche, H.: Twelve new records of fishes from the Gulf   323
Klausewitz, W. & Zajonz, U.: Saurenchelys meteori n. sp. from the deep Red Sea and redescriptions of the type specimens of Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters, 1865, Chlopsis fierasfer Jordsin & Snyder, 1901 and Nettastoma elongatum Kotthaus, 1968 (Pisces: Nettastomatidae)   337
Kemp, J.M.: Hybridisation of the marine angelfishes Pomacanthus maculosus and P. semicirculatus in the Gulf of Aden   357

Reptiles of Arabia
Al-Merghani, M., Miller, J.D., Al-Mansi, A. & Pilcher, N.: The green and hawksbill turtles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Synopsis of nesting studies 1986-1997   369

Mammals of Arabia
Gladstone, W. & Fisher, P.R.: Status and ecology of cetaceans in the Farasan Islands Marine Protected Area (Red Sea)   385
Snowden, P, Bates, P.J.J., Harrison, D.L. & Brown, M.R.: Recent records of bats and rodents from Oman including three species new to the country   397

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