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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 15

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 15

By: Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Volker Mahnert (Editor), Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Apr 1996 | #31239 | ISBN: 3723400159
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About this book

Volume 15 contains a collection of articles on Acari, Isopoda, Branchiopoda, Ocypode, Centipedia, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Echinodermata, fishes, and birds.


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

Arachnids of Arabia
Smith Meyer, M.K.P.: On some Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) of Yemen   5
Ueckermann,  E.A.: Some Phytoseiidae of Yemen (Acari: Mesostigmata)   20

Crustaceans of Arabia
Thiéry, A.: Large Branchiopods (Crustacea: Anostraca, Notostraca, Spinicaudata, Laevicaudata) from Temporary Inland Waters of the Arabian Peninsula   37
Türkay, M., Sakai, K. & Apel, M.: The Ocypode ghost crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) of the Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent Regions   99
Ferrara, F. & Taiti, S.: Terrestrial Isopoda (Crustacea) from Yemen   118

Centipedes of Arabia
Lewis, J.G.E.: Further Records of Scolopendromorph and Geophilomorph Centipedes from the Arabian Peninsula with a Note by Dr. E.H. Eason on Lithobius erythrocephalus cronebergii Sseliwanoff   137

Insects of Arabia
Aldryhim, Y.N. & Ilharco, F.A.: Sitobion asirum, a New Aphid Species from the Asir Area, Saudi Arabia (Homoptera: Aphididae)   157
Aldryhim, Y.N. & Khalil, A.F.: The Aphididae of Saudi Arabia   161
Cassola, F. & Rihane, A.: Notes on the Tiger Beetle Fauna of the Sultanate of Oman (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)   196
Sciaky, R.: Laemostenus (Arabosphodrus) balkenohli, a New Carabid Subgenus and New species from Oman (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Sphodrini)   206
Medvedev, L.: The Chrysomelidae of Arabia   211
Deeming, J.C.: The Calliphoridae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) of Oman   264
Ebejer, M.J.: Chyromyidae (Diptera: Schizophora) from the Arabian Peninsula with Descriptions of New Species   280
Collingwood, C.A. & Agosti, D.: Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   300

Echinoderms of Arabia
Price, A.R.G. & Rezai, H.: New Echinoderm Records for the Gulf including Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus), and Their Biogeographical Significance   386

Fishes of Arabia
Compagno, L.J.V., Krupp, F. & Carpenter, K.E.: A New Weasel Shark of the Genus Paragaleus from the Northwestern Indian Ocean and the Arabian Gulf (Carcharhiniformes: Hemigaleidae)   391
Khalaf, M.A, Disi, A.M. & Krupp, E: Four New Records of Fishes from the Red Sea   402

Birds of Arabia
Felemban, H.M.: The Birds of Major Wadis in the Tihama Area South of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   407

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