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Fauna of Arabia, Volume 19

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 19

By: Friedhelm Krupp(Editor), Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz(Preface By), Saleh bin Abdulrahman Al-Athel(Foreword By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Feb 2002 | #136779 | ISBN: 3929907690
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Contains first results on the Fauna of the Socotra Archipelago; dealing with Polychaeta, molluscs, Crustacea, Araneae, Coleoptera, Diptera, fishes, reptiles, and mammals.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz   1
Foreword: H.E. Dr. Saleh Al-Athel   3
Introduction: Editors   4

Polychaetes of Arabia
Wehe, T. & Fiege, D.: Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf   7
Fiege, D. & Van Damme, K.: A new species of polychaete (Polychaeta: Nereididae: Namanereidinae) from the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   239

Molluscs of Arabia
Neubert, E.: The continental malacofauna of Arabia and adjacent areas. I. Terrestrial molluscs of Samha and Darsa Islands (Al-Ikhwan), Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   245

Crustaceans of Arabia
Mirabdullayev, I.M., Van Damme, K. & Dumont, H.J.: Freshwater cyclopoids (Crustacea: Copepoda) from the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen, with description of a new species of Bryocyclops   261
Sakai, K. & Apel, M.: Thalassinidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Socotra Archipelago, Yemen, with a new species of Lepidophthalmus (Callianassidae)   273

Arachnids of Arabia
Weygoldt, P., Pohl, H. & Polak, S.: Arabian whip spiders: four new species of the genera Charinus and Phrynichus (Chelicerata: Amblypygi) from Oman and Socotra   273
Saaristo, M.I. & Van Harten, A.: The oonopid spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Oonopidae) of Socotra, Yemen   311
Knoflach, B. & Van Harten, A.: The genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae) from mainland Yemen, the Socotra Archipelago and adjacent countries   321
Santos, A.J. & Van Harten, A.: On the lynx spiders (Araneae: Oxyopidae) of Socotra Island, Yemen   363
Wesolowska, W. & Van Harten, A.: Contribution to the knowledge of the Salticidae (Araneae) of the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   369

Insects of Arabia
Sturm, H.: A new genus and species of jumping bristle-tails (Insecta: Archaeognatha: Machilidae) from the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   391
Lacroix, M.: Melolonthidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) of Socotra Island, Yemen   399
Magnano, L.: A new species of Otiorhynchus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from Oman   415
Crosskey, R.W., Nasher, A.K., Krauer-Büttiker, S. & Büttiker, W.: First records of Simuliidae (Insecta: Diptera) from Socotra Island, Yemen   419
Boorman, J. & Van Harten, A.: Some Ceratopogonidae (Insecta: Diptera) from the Arabian Peninsula, with particular reference to the Republic of Yemen   427
Hauser, M.: A new species of Adoxomyia Kertész, 1907 (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from Socotra, Yemen   463
Geller-Frrimm, F: Robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae) of the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   467

Fishes of Arabia
Randall, J.E. & Shen, D.C: First records of the gobioid fishes Gunnellichthys monostigma and Nemateleotris decora from the Red Sea   491

Reptiles of Arabia
Joger, U. & Mayer, W.: A new species of Mesalina (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from Abd al-Kuri, Socotra Archipelago, Yemen, and a preliminary molecular phylogeny for the genus Mesalina   497

Mammals of Arabia
Kock, D., Al-Jumaily, M. & Nasher, A.K.: Horseshoe bats, genus Rhinolophus Lacépède, 1799 (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae), of Yemen   507


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