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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 5

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 5

By: W Wittmer (Editor), Willi Büttiker (Editor), Abdulbar Al-Gain (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Dec 1983 | #4123 | ISBN: 3723400043
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About this book

Volume 5 contains a collection of articles on a zoological survey, remote sensing, Echinodermata, ticks, Coleoptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, freshwater fishes, camel, and Echinococcus infections.


Contents

General
Preface: Dr. A. Al-Gain   1
Acknowledgements: Editors   2
Büttiker, W. : Zoological Survey 1981-1983   3
Büttiker, W., Ferguson, K.P., Jr.: Detection of Faunal Biotopes of Medical Importance in Southwestern Saudi Arabia Using Landsat Images   10

Echinoderms of Saudi Arabia
Price, A.R.G.: Echinoderms of the Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia   28

Ticks of Saudi Arabia
Hoogstraal, H., Büttiker, W., Wassef, H.Y.: Argas (Persicargas) streptopelia (Fam. Argasidae), a Parasite of Doves in Saudi Arabia   109
Hoogstraal, H., Büttiker, W., Wassef, H.Y.: Hyalomma (Hyalommina) arabica (Fam. Ixodidae), a Parasite of Goats and Sheep in Saudi Arabia   117

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Chhotani, O.B., Bose, G.: Distribution of Isoptera in Arabia and their Affinities with the termites from the Indian Desert and neighbouring Countries   121
Chassain, J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Elateridae (2nd Part)   129
Kaszab, Z.: Coleoptera: Fam. Meloidae   144
Lopatin, I.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Cryptocephalinae and Eumolpinae (Part 2)   205
Hölzel, H.: Neuroptera: Fam. Myrmeleonidae (Part 2)   210
Hölzel, H.: Neuroptera: Fam. Ascalaphidae   235
Diakonoff, A.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae   240
Povolnỳ, D.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Oecophoridae   288
Wiltshire, E.P.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3)   293
Larsen, T.B.: Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera (A Monograph of the Butterflies of the Arabian Peninsula)   333
Büttiker, W., Lewis, D.J.: Some Ecological Aspects of Saudi Arabian Phlebotomine Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae)   479
Lane, R.P.: Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) of Saudi Arabia and their potential veterinary Importance   529

Fishes of Saudi Arabia
Alkahem, A.F., Behnke, R.J.: Freshwater Fishes of Saudi Arabia   545
Krupp, F.: Freshwater Fishes of Saudi Arabia and Adjacent Regions of the Arabian Peninsula   568

Mammals of Saudi Arabia
Ghandour, A.M., El Gohary, M., Banaja, A.A.: A Review of the One-Humped Camel or Dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia   637

Medical, Veterinary and Applied Zoology in Saudi Arabia
Ghandour, A.M., Saleh, M.: A Review of Echinococcus Infection in Saudi Arabia   658


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