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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 14

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 14

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

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Nov 1994 | #30597 | ISBN: 3723400140
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Volume 14 contains a collection of articles on scorpions, Dictyoptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, fishes of the Arabian Seas, reptiles, and birds.


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

Scorpions of Arabia
Sissom, W. D.: Descriptions of New and Poorly Known Scorpions of Yemen (Scorpiones: Buthidae, Diplocentridae, Scorpionidae)   3

Insects of Arabia
Grandcolas, P.: Blattaria (Insecta: Dictyoptera) of Saudi Arabia: a Preliminary Report   40
Balkenohl, M.: The Subfamily Scaritinae Bonelli, 1809 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Arabia   59
Mazur, S.: Histeridae (Coleoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   71
Carl, M.: The Taxonomy, Biogeography and Phylogeny of the Genus Prochoma in the Middle East and South-East Asia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)   77
Anton, K.-W.: The Bruchidae (Coleoptera) of Saudi Arabia, with Descriptions of Two New Species   97
Anton, K.-W.: The Bruchidae (Coleoptera) of Oman, with Descriptions of a New Genus and Two New Species   105
Wiltshire, E. P.: Arabian Lepidoptera: a Supplement to the Catalogue of Saudi Arabian Macro-Heterocera   113
Crosskey, R.W., Büttiker, W., Roberts, D.M.: Further Data on Blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of the Arabian Peninsula, including Description of a New Species of the Simulium Subgenus Wilhelmia from the Sultanate of Oman   137
Linsenmaier, W.: The Chrysididae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   145
Guichard, K. M.: The Genera Philanthus and Philanthinus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   207
Guichard, K.M.: The Genus Tachytes (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   213

Fishes of Arabia
Randall, J.E., Downing, N., McCarthy, L.J., Stanaland, B.E., Tarr, A.B.: Fifty-one New Records of Fishes from the Arabian Gulf   220
Randall, J.E.: Twenty-two New Records of Fishes from the Red Sea   259
Greenfield, D.W., Mee, J.K.L., Randall, J.E.: Bifax lacinia, a New Genus and Species of Toadfish (Batrachoididae) from the South Coast of Oman   276
Randall, J.E., Earle, J. L.: Doryrhamphus aurolineatus, a New Pipefish (Syngnathidae) from Masirah Island, Oman   282
Randall, J.E., Earle, J.L.: Three New Wrasses of the Genus Halichoeres (Perciformes: Labridae) from Oman   287
Randall, J.E., Mee, J. K. L.: A New Labrid Fish of the Genus Thalassoma from Oman   302
Randall, J.E., Tarr, A.B.: Trichonotus arabicus (Perciformes: Trichonotidae), a New Species of Sand Diver from the Arabian Gulf and Oman   309
Randall, J.E.: A New Genus and Six New Gobiid Fishes (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from Arabian Waters   317
Randall, J.E., Mee, J.K.L.: Pardachirus balius, a New Sole (Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae) from Oman   341

Reptiles of Arabia
Schätti, B., Gasperetti, J.: A Contribution to the Herpetofauna of South-west Arabia Birds of Arabia   348
Arnold, E.N., Gardner, A.S.: A Review of the Middle Eastern Leaf-toed Geckoes (Gekkonidae: Asaccus) with Descriptions of Two New Species from Oman   424

Birds of Arabia
Newton, S.F., Newton, A.V., Winkler, H.: The Avifauna of Wadi Turabah: Status, Distribution and Habitat Associations   442

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