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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 13

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 13

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

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Apr 1993 | #24247 | ISBN: 3723400132
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NHBS Price: £150.00 $184/€169 approx

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Volume 13 contains a collection of articles on Rotifera, Arachnida, Chilopoda, Orthoptera, Odonata, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, turtles of Arabia, Gekkonidae, birds, and mammals.


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

Rotifera of Arabia
Segers, H., Dumont, H.J.: Rotifera from Arabia, with Description of Two New Species   3

Arachnida of Arabia
Prószýnski, J.: Salticidae (Araneae) of Saudi Arabia II   27

Chilopoda of Arabia
Lewis, J.G.E., Gallagher, M.D.: Scolopendromorph and Geophilomorph Centipedes from Oman and the United Arab Emirates   55

Insects of Arabia
Schneider, W., Krupp, F.: Dragonfly Records from Saudi Arabia, with an Annotated Checklist of the Species from the Arabian Peninsula (Insecta: Odonata)   63
Gorochov, A.V.: Grylloidea (Orthoptera) of Saudi Arabia and Adjacent Countries   79
Al-Safadi, M.M.: A Note on Xiphoceriana arabica (Uvarov, 1922) (Orthoptera: Pamphagidae) in the Republic of Yemen   98
Schawaller, W.: New and Little Known Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) from the Arabian Peninsula   102
Holzschuh, C.: Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Saudi Arabia: Part II, Prioninae and Cerambycinae   110
Medvedev, L.: Further Records of Clytrinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Arabia   130
Caldara, R.: The Subfamily Tychiinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Saudi Arabia   137
Riedl, T.: Cosmopterigidae and Chrysopeleiidae (Lepidoptera) from Saudi Arabia, and a Concise Catalogue of the Species of the Genus Proceleustis Meyrick   144
Guichard, K.M.: The Genus Cerceris (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   152

Reptiles of Arabia
Gasperetti, J., Stimson, A.F., Miller, J.D., Ross, J.P., Gasperetti, P.R.: Turtles of Arabia   170
Ross, W.: Notes on the Behaviour of Cyrtopodion scaber, Hemidactylus flaviviridis and Hemidactylus persicus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with Reference to Syntopy   368

Birds of Arabia
Saleh, M., Mohamed, S.: The Migration ot Coastal Waders in Bahrain, Arabian Gulf   375

Mammals of Arabia
Al-Khalili, A.D.: Ecological Review and the Distribution of Blanford's Fox Vulpes carta Blanford, 1877 (Mammalia: Camivora: Canidae)   390
Nader, I.A., Al-Safadi, M.M.: The Ethiopian Hedgehog Paraechinus aethiopicus (Ehrenberg, 1833) and Brandt's Hedgehog Paraechinus hypomelas (Brandt, 1836) (Mammalia: Insectivora: Erinaceidae) from Northern Yemen   397

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