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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 1

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 1

By: W Wittmer(Editor), Willi Büttiker(Editor), Prince Majed Ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud(Preface By)

372 pages, colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps, tables

Karger Libri

Hardback | Mar 1979 | #4119 | ISBN: 3723400000
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Volume 1 contains a collection of articles on a zoological survey, Scorpiones, Isoptera, Psocoptera, Thysanoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Strepsiptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, and Diptera.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Majed Ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud   v
Introduction: Wittmer, W. & Büttiker, W.   vii
Büttiker, W.: Zoological Collections in Saudi Arabia   1
Büttiker, W., Wittmer, W.: Entomological Expedition of the Natural History Museum, Basle, to Saudi Arabia   23

Arachnids of Saudi Arabia
Vachon, M.: Scorpiones   30
Goyffon, M., Vachon, M.: Note on poisoning accidents through Scorpions in Saudi Arabia   67

Mites of Saudi Arabia
Samsinak, K.: Acari from Musca domestica   69

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Chhotani, O.B., Bose, G.: Isoptera   75
New, T.R.: Psocoptera   84
Strassen, R. zur: Thysanoptera   90
Pericart, J.: Hemiptera: Fam. Tingidae   105
Dlabola, J.: Homoptera   115
Heinertz, R.: Coleoptera: Fam. Carabidae   140
Basilewsky, P.: Coleoptera: Fam. Carabidae   141
Mateu, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Carabidae, Subfam. Lebiinae   147
Brancucci, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae   156
Coiffait, H.: Coleoptera: Fam. Staphylinidae, Subfam. Xantholinae, Staphylininae, Paederinae, Oxytelinae   162
Franz, H.: Coleoptera: Fam. Scydmaenidae   181
Kryzhanovskij, O.: Coleoptera: Fam. Histeridae   184
Chassain, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Elateridae   193
Mroczkowski, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Dermestidae, Part I, Faunistic Data   212
Bílý, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Buprestidae   215
Jelinek, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Nitidulidae   223
Endrödy-Younga, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Cybocephalidae   228
Otto, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Lathridiidae, Subfam. Corticarinae   232
Fürsch, H.: Coleoptera: Fam. Coccinellidae   235
Damoiseau, R.: Coleoptera: Fam. Bostrychidae   249
Español, F.: Coleoptera: Fam. Anobiidae   251
Kaszab, Z.: Coleoptera: Fam. Tenebrionidae   257
Zunino, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Scarabaeidae, Tribus Onthophagini   289
Holzschuh, C.: Coleoptera: Fam. Cerambycidae   293
Medvedev, L.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Clytrinae   295
Lopatin, I.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Cryptocephalinae   299
Daccordi, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Eumolpinae, Chlamisinae   304
Doguet, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Halticinae   308
Würml, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae. Subfam. Hispinae   317
Decelle, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Bruchidae   318
Kinzelbach, R.K.: Strepsiptera   331
Meinander, M.: Neuroptera: Fam. Coniopterygidae   334
Larsen, T.B.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Danaidae, Nymphalidae, Lycaenidae   342
Büttiker, W.: First records on eye-frequenting and anthropophilic Lepidoptera   345
Büttiker, W., Attiah, M.A., Pont, A.: Diptera: Synanthropic flies   352
Büttiker, W., Lewis, D.J.: Diptera: Fam. Psychodidae – Further notes on the Phlebotominae of the Yemen Arab Republic   368

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