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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 2

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 2

By: W Wittmer(Editor), Willi Büttiker(Editor), AS Talhouk(Introduction By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Aug 1980 | #4120 | ISBN: 3723400019
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Volume 2 contains a collection of articles on a zoological survey, Pseudoscorpiones, Hydrachnellae, Odonata, Anoplura, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Strepsiptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Mollusca, Gekkonidae, the Arabian wolf, and medical and applied zoology.


Introduction: A.S. Talhouk   1
Abo-Khatwa, N., Banaja, A., BÜttiker, W., Wittmer, W.: Zoological Expedition to the Northern Hedjaz Region, 1979   5
Büttiker, W.: Report on the Zoological Asir Expedition September/October 1978   15
Büttiker, W.: Asir Expedition 1979   24

Arachnids of Saudi Arabia
Mahnert, V.: Pseudoscorpiones   32

Mites of Saudi Arabia
Bader, C.: Hydrachnellae: Fam. Nilotoniidae   49

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Waterston, A.R.: Odonata   57
Lyal, C.H.C.: Anoplura   71
Dlabola, J.: Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha (Part 2)   74
Mandl, K.: Coleoptera: Fam. Carabidae, Subf. Callistinae   95
Brancucci, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae (Part 2)   102
Puthz, V.: Coleoptera: Fam. Staphylinidae, Subfam. Steninae   112
Wittmer, W.: Coleoptera: Fam. Drilidae, Malachiidae, Prionoceridae (Part 2)   114
Bílý, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Buprestidae (Part 2)   119
Olmi, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Dryopidae   122
Mroczkowski, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Dermestidae (Part 2). Descriptions of three new species   124
Švihla, V.: Coleoptera: Fam. Oedemeridae   127
Campbell, J.M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Alleculidae   133
Scholtz, C.H.: Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Fam.Trogidae (Genus Trox)   137
Paulian, R.: Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea (Part 2)   141
Kuijten, P.J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Scarabaeidae, Subfam. Hybosorinae   155
Endröodi, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Scarabaeidae, Subf. Dynastinae   157
Kinzelbach, R.K.: Strepsiptera (Part 2)  159
Hölzel, H.: Neuroptera: Fam. Chrysopidae   164
Meinander, M.: Neuroptera: Fam. Nemopteridae   174
Wiltshire, E.P.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacolidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae   179
Povolný, D.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Gelechiidae, Tribus Gnorimoschemini   241
Lewis, D.J., Büttiker, W.: Diptera: Fam. Psychodidae, Subfam. Phlebotominae   252
Cranston, P.S.: Diptera: Fam. Chaoboridae   286
Greathead, D.J.: Diptera: Fam. Bombyliidae   291
Büttiker, W.: Diptera: Fam. Hippoboscidae   338

Molluscs of Saudi Arabia
Brown, D.S., Wright, C.A.: Freshwater Molluscs   341
Mordan, P.B.: Land Molluscs   359

Reptiles of Saudi Arabia
Arnold, E.N.: A review of the Lizard Genus Stenodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae)   368

Mammals of Saudi Arabia
Nader, I.A., Büttiker, W.: Records of the Arabian Wolf, Canis lupus arabs Pocock, 1934, from Saudi Arabia   405

Medical and Applied Zoology in Saudi Arabia
Chumbley, L.C.: Onchocerciasis in Saudi Arabia   412
Büttiker, W., Indonisi, H., Seith, M.E., Turkestani, A.: A Study on Cutaneous Leishmiasis in Riyadh District   419
Büttiker, W.: Effect of ground and aerial insecticide application on urban Phlebotomine sandfly populations in Saudi Arabia   427
Büttiker, W., Habayeb, S., Zumpt, F.: First records of the Tumbu Fly (Cordylobia anthropophaga [Blanchard]), (Diptera: Fam. Calliphoridae)   440

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