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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 10

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 10

By: Willi Büttiker (Editor), Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #6578 | ISBN: 3723400094
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Voulme 10 contains a collection of articles on a zoological survey, Tubificidae, Arachnida, Isopoda, Ephemeroptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Opisthobranchia, Red Sea fisches, reptiles, and gazelles.


Preface: H. R. H. Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud   1
Introduction: Editors   2
Büttiker, W.: Zoological Survey in Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait, 1985-1988   3

Annelida of Saudi Arabia
Erséus, C.: Marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of the Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia (Part 5)   11

Arachnida of Saudi Arabia
Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S.: An Annotated Check List of Crab Spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae) of Saudi Arabia   20
Prószýnski, J.: Salticidae (Araneae) of Saudi Arabia   31
Pegram, R.G., Zivkovic, D., Keirans, J.E., Wassef, H., Büttiker, W.: The Rhipicephalus sanguineus Group (Acari: Ixodidae) of Saudi Arabia   65

Crustacea of Saudi Arabia
Taiti, S., Ferrara, F.: Terrestrial Isopods of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   78

Insects of Arabia
Thomas, A.G.B., Sartori, M.: Mayflies (Insecta, Ephemeroptera) of Saudi Arabia   87
Gentili, E.: The Laccobius (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) of the Arabian Peninsula and Sinai   95
Johnson, C.: Ptillidae (Coleoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   103
Johnson, C.: Cryptophagidae (Coleoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   108
Fürsch, H.: The Arabian Species of the Scymnus (Pullus) guimeti-group (Coleoptera, Coccinelidae)   113
Johnson, C: Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) Collected in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia   123
Guichard, K.M.: The Genus Bembix (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   134
Guichard, K.M.: The Genera Stizus and Stizoides (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   152
Boorman, J.: Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) of the Arabian Peninsula with Notes on their Medical and Veterinary Importance   160
Cranston, P. S.: New Species of Chironominae (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Saudi Arabia and the Adjacent Middle East   225
Cranston, P.S., Judd, D.D.: Diptera: Fam. Chironomidae of the Arabian Peninsula   236

Molluscs of the Red Sea
Yonow, N.: Red Sea Opisthobranchia 2: The Family Chromodorididae (Mollusca, Nudibranchia)   290

Fishes of Arabia
Klausewitz, W.: Evolutionary History and Zoogeography of the Red Sea Ichthyofauna   310
Schuhmacher, H., Krupp, F., Randall, J.E.: Pseudanthias heemstrai, a New Species of Anthiine Fish (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea   338
Krupp, F., Schneider, W.: The Fishes of the Jordan River Drainage Basin and Azraq Oasis   347

Reptiles of Arabia
Ross, W.: Notes on Ecology and Behaviour with Special Reference to Tail Signalling in Phrynocephalus maculatus (Reptilia: Agamidae)   417
Ross, W.: Observations on Three Species of Acanthodactylus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from Eastern Saudi Arabia   423
Böhme, W., Joger, U., Schätti, B.: A New Monitor Lizard (Reptilia: Varanidae) from Yemen, with Notes on Ecology, Phylogeny and Zoogeography   433

Mammals of Saudi Arabia
Habibi, K.: Dominance Relationship among Three Gazelle Species on Feeding Sites in Captivity   449

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