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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 12

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 12

By: Willi Büttiker(Editor), Friedhelm Krupp(Editor), Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz(Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #17692 | ISBN: 3723400124
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Volume 12 contains a collection of articles on corals of Arabia, Arachnida, Isopoda, Thysanura, Mantodea, Isoptera, Ephemeroptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Polyplacophora, fishes, Agama, and mammals.


Preface: H. R. H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdul Aziz   1
Introduction: Editors   2

Corals of Arabia
Sheppard, C.R.C, Sheppard, A.L.S.: Corals and Coral Communities of Arabia   3

Arachnids of Arabia
Mahnert, V.: Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) from the Arabian Peninsula   171
Papadopoulos, B., Büttiker, W., Morel, P. C, Aeschlimann, A.: Ticks (Acarina, Fam. Argasidae & Ixodidae) of Oman   200

Isopods of Arabia
Taiti, S., Ferrara, F: New Species and Records of Terrestrial Isopods (Crustacea) from the Arabian Peninsula   209

Insects of Arabia
Irish, J.: Lepismatidae (Thysanura: Insecta) of the Arabian Peninsula   225
Sartori, M.: The Mayfly Fauna (Insecta; Ephemeroptera) of the Arabian Peninsula (Part 3)   242
Kaltenbach, A.: A further contribution to the knowledge of the Mantodea of the Arabian Peninsula   246
Chhotani, O.B., Bose, G.: Isoptera from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, with a Key to Arabian Species   256
Wranik, W., Materlik, B., Cassola, F.: The Cicindelidae (Coleoptera) of the Republic of Yemen   266
Schneider, W.: New Records of Meloidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Arabia with Description of a New Species   273
Schawaller, W.: The Genus Diphyrrhynchus in Arabia, with Description of a New Species (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae)   289
Holzschuh, C., Téocchi, P.: Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Saudi Arabia: Part I, Lamiinae   295
Pont, A.C.: A Review of the Fanniidae and Muscidae (Diptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   312

Mollusks of Yemen
Van Belle, R.A., Wranik, W.: Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) from the Coasts of Yemen and Socotra Island   366

Fishes of the Red Sea
Klausewitz, W.: A New Genus and Species of Congrid Eel from the Deep Sea of the Gulf of Aden   382
Krupp, F., Paulus, T: First Record of the Coral-Reef Fish Pseudanthias fasciatus (Kamohara, 1954) from the Red Sea (Perciformes: Serranidae)   388

Reptiles of Arabia
Ross, W.: Notes on Ecology and Behaviour of Agama (Trapelus) blanfordi fieldi (Reptilia: Agamidae)   393

Mammals of Arabia
Nader, I.A.: Paraechinus hypomelas (Brandt, 1836) in Arabia with Notes on the Species' Zoogeography and Biology (Mammalia: Insectivora: Erinaceidae)   400
Al-Safadi, M.M., Nader, I.A.: The Indian Crested Porcupine, Hystrix indica indica Kerr, 1792 in North Yemen with Comments on the Occurrence of the Species in the Arabian Peninsula (Mammalia: Rodentia: Hystricidae)   411
Nader I.A.: First Record of the Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna (Güldenstaedt, 1770) for Saudi Arabia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae)   416

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