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Natural History and Applied Ecology of Carabid Beetles: Proceedings of the IX European Carabidologists Meeting, Cosenza, Italy, 26-31 July, 1998

Proceedings

Series: Pensoft Series Faunistica Volume: 19

Edited By: P Brandmayr, G L÷vei, TZ Brandmayr, A Casale and A Vigna Taglianti

300 pages, Figs, tabs

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #114708 | ISBN: 9546421006
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Language: English

Foreword - SYSTEMATICS, GENETICS AND ZOOGEOGRAPHY - During A. & M. Bruckner - The evolutionary history of the tribus Molopini: a molecular approach. * During A. et al.- Geographic distribution of two considerable different mtDNA- haplotypes in Carabus (Chrysocarabus) splendens. * Rasplus, J.-Y. et al., - Microsatellite analysis of population structure in an endangered beetle: Carabus solieri. * Desender K.R.C. & P. Verdyck - Genetic differentiation in the Galapagos caterpillar hunter Calosoma granatense.. * Desender K.R.C. et al. - Genetic diversity and wing polymorphism in the saltmarsh beetle Pogonus chalceus: an Atlantic-Mediterranean comparison. * Pruser F. et al. - Colonization of Canary Islands by Carabus species: evidence from different character complexes. * Gomez-Gonzalez L. A. et al. - Carabid generic diversity and inter-island similarity in the Macaronesian Region. * Vigna Taglianti A. et al - Relict or man introduced species: the case of Carabus montivagus in Italian Central Alps. * Brandmayr P. & M.C. Algieri - Ecology and zoogeography of Chlaenius species in Calabria, Southern Italy. - MORPHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR - Schurstedt H. et al. - Climbing in the reeds: morphological differentiations of tarsal structures of some ground beetles. * Di Giulio A. et al. - The terminal disk of Pachyteles larvae (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Paussinae): a morphological study. * Zetto T. et al. - Morphology and distribution pattern of the sensory receptors in two larval carabid beetles, Chlaeniellus vestitus and Chlaenius velutinus. Zetto T. et al. - Biology and ecology of Siagona europea in relation to morphological and behavioural aspects favouring ant predation. * Kaupp A. et al. - Comparative morphology of the eggshell of the Carabidae (Coleoptera). * Gruttke H. - Experiments on orientation and habitat choice of Laemostenus terricola. * Drees C. & T. Huk - Sexual differences in locomotory activity of the ground beetle Carabus granulatus. * Baumgartner R. - Sexual attraction in Carabus auronitens: males lured by females. * Bonn, A. - Flight activity of carabid beetles on a river margin in relation to fluctuating water levels. * Huk T. & B. Kuhne - Egg laying strategy and aspects of larval biology of two Carabus species. - Population biology and ecology - Assmann T. et al. - Morphometric variation in a specialised snail predator: Carabus pyrenaeus. * Cartellieri M. & G. L. Lovei - Seasonal dynamics and reproductive phenology of two ground beetle species endemic to New Zealand. * Gunther J.M. & T. Assmann - Competition in the woodland? Phenology, mass and body length of cohabiting Carabus species: preliminary results. * Assmann T. & J.M. Gunther - Ancient populations in ancient woodlands: genetic differentiation, variability and power of dispersal of Carabus glabratus in north-western Germany. * Fournier E. & M. Loreau - Movement of Pterostichus melanarius in agricultural field margins in relation to hunger state. * Paill W. - Slugs as prey for Carabus violaceus larvae and adults (Coleoptera, Carabidae). - BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AND APPLIED ECOLOGY - Kotze, J. - Ground beetles diversity across Afromontane forest/grassland ecotones in KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa. * Niemela J. & D. J. Kotze - GLOBENET: the search for common anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity. * Dormann W. - A new type of pitfall trap for semiaquatic biotopes. * Fuellhaas U. - Restoration of degraded fen grassland - effects of long-term inundation and subsoil water raising on ground beetle populations. * Falke, B. et al. - Ground beetles in a medieval wood-pasture in north-west. * Schwerk A. - Ecological aspects of carabid beetle coenoses on industrial fallow grounds in the Ruhr Valley area. * Szyszko J. et al. Mean individual biomass (MIB) of Carabidae as an indicator of the state of the environment. * Markgraf A. & T. Basedow - Carabid assemblages associated with fields of sugar beet and their margins in Germany, shown by different methods of trapping and sampling

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Contents

Systematics, genetics and zoogeography: the evolutionary history of the tribus Molopini - a molecular approach, A. During, M. Bruckner; geographic distribution of two considerable different mtDNA-haplotypes in Carabus (chrysocarabus) splendens, A. During et al; microsatellite analysis of population structure in an endangered beetle - Carabus solieri, J.-Y. Rasplus et al; genetic differentation in the Galapagos caterpillar hunter Calosoma granatense, k.R.C. Desender, P. Verdyck; genetic diversity and wing polymorpism in the saltmarsh beetle Pogonous chalceus - an Atlantic-Mediterranean comparison, K.R.C. Desander et al; colonization of Canary Islands by Carabus species - evidence from different character complexes, F. Pruser et al; Carabid generic diversity and inter-island similarity in the Macaronesian region, A. Gomez-Gonzalez et al; relict or man introduced species - the case of Carabus montivagus in Italian Central Alps, A. Vigna Taglianti; ecology and zoogeography of Chlaenius species in Calabria, Southern Italy, P. Branmayr, M.C. Algieri. Morphology and behaviour: climbing in the reeds - morphological differentiations of tarsal structures of some ground beetles, H. Schurstedt et al; the terminal disk of Pachyteles larvae (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Paussinae) - a morphological study, A. Di Giulio et al; morphology and distribution pattern ofthe sensory receptors in two larval carabid beetles, Chlaenielles vestitus and Chlaeniusvelutinus, T. Zetto et al; biology and ecology of Siagona europea in relation to morphological and behavioural aspects favouring ant predation, T. Zetto et al; comparative morphology of the eggshell of the Caabidae (Coloptera), A. Kaupp et al; experiments on orientation and habitat choice of Laemostenus terricola, Gruttke H.; sexual differences in locomotory activity of the ground beetle Carabus granulatus, C. Drees, T. Huk; sexual attraction in Carabus autonitens - males lured by females, R. Baumgartner; flight activity of carabid beetles on a river margin in relation to fluctuating water levels, A. Bonn; egg laying strategy and aspects of larval biology of teo Carabus species, T. Huk, B.Kuhne; population biology and ecology, T. Huk, B. Kuhne; morpometric variation in a specialized snail predator - Carabus pyrenaeus, T. Assmann et al; seasonal dynamics and reproductive phenology of two ground beetle species endemic to New Zealand, M. Cartellieri, G.L. Loevei; competition in the woodlands? phenology, mass and body length of cohabiting Carabus species - preliminary results, J.M. Gunther, T. Assmann; ancient population in ancient woodlands - genetic differentation, variability and power of dispersal of Carabus glabratus in north-western Germany, J.M. Gunther, T. Assmann; movement of Pterostichus melanarius in agricultural field margins in relation to hunger state, E. Fournier, M. Loreau; slugs as prey for Carabus violaceus larvae and adults (Coleoptera, Carabidae), W. Paill. (Part contents).

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