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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 6

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 6

By: Willi Büttiker (Editor), Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Abdul Aziz al Saud (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Feb 1985 | #4124 | ISBN: 3723400051
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About this book

Volume 6 contains a collection of articles on nature conservation, climate, marine ecology, helminth parasites, Tubificidae, Hirudinea, Acarina, Mantodea, Orthoptera, Odonata, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, parasitic arthropods, skinks, chameleons, birds, and bats.


Contents

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

Nature Conservation in Saudi Arabia
Al-Sayed, L: The Asir National Park: First Wildlife Refuge for Saudi Arabia   5
Al-Khalili, A.D., Nader, I. A.: An Ecological Study of the Asir National Park with a Check-list of the Terrestrial Vertebrate Fauna of the Park and its Surroundings   11

Climate of Saudi Arabia
Siraj, A.: Climatological Features of Saudi Arabia   32

Marine Ecology of Saudi Arabia
McCain, J.C.: The Intertidal Infauna of the Sand Beaches in the Northern Area, Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia   53
McCain, J.C.: The Nearshore, Soft-bottom Benthic Communities of the Northern Area, Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia   79
McCain, J.C., Tarr, A.B., Carpenter, K.E., Coles, S.L.: A Survey of Coral Reefs and Reef Fishes in the Northern Area, Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia   102

Helminths of Saudi Arabia
Nasher, A.K.: Helminth Parasites of the Spiny Mouse, Acomys dimidiatus (Cretzschmar), from Southwest Saudi Arabia   127

Annelida of Saudi Arabia
Erséus, C.: Marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of the Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia   130
Kinzelbach, R., Rückert, F.: The Leeches (Hirudinea) of Saudi Arabia   155

Acarina of Saudi Arabia
Bafort, J.M., Fain, A.: Hypopi of Hypoderidae (Acarina: Sarcoptiformes) Parasites of the White Pelican in the Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia   162
Hoogstraal, H., Wassef, H.Y., Diab, F.M., Al-Asgah, N.A., Al-Khalifa, M.S.: Ornithodoros (Alveonasus) lahorensis (Fam. Argasidae) in Saudi Arabia: Biological, Veterinary, and Medical Implications   165
Hoogstraal, H.: Iconography for Boophilus and Hyalomma: Species Identification (Fam. Ixodidae)   170

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Popov, G.B.: Orthoptera: Fam. Stenopelmatidae and Gryllacrididae   175
Kaltenbach, A.: New Species and further Records of Mantodea from Saudi Arabia and Oman   203
Péricart, J.: Hemiptera: Fam. Tingidae (Part 2)   210
Matile-Ferrero, D.: Homoptera: Subordo Coccoidea   219
Brancucci, M.: Coleoptera: Fam. Haliplidae, Noteridae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae (Part 4)   229
Wittmer, W.: Coleoptera: Fam. Malachiidae (Part 4)   243
Rücker, H.W.: A new Species of Melanophthalma from Saudi Arabia (Coleoptera: Lathridiidae)   249
Ślipinski, S.A.: Coleoptera: Fam. Colydiidae   251
Ślipinski, S.A.: Coleoptera: Fam. Silvanidae and Cucujidae   255
Švihla, V.: Coleoptera: Fam. Oedemeridae (Part 2)   260
Pittino, R.: Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea: A Revision of the Family Aphodiidae   267
Doguet, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Alticinae (Part 2)   361
Colonnelli, E.: Coleoptera: Fam. Curculionidae: Ceutorhynchinae   367
Baldizzone, G.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Coleophoridae   376
Wiltshire, E.P.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Noctuidae (Part 4)   388
Richards, O.W.: Hymenoptera: Fam. Masaridae (The Arabian Species)   413
Richards, O.W.: Hymenoptera: Fam. Vespidae (Social Wasps of the Arabian Peninsula)   423
Büttiker, W., Lewis, D.J.: Some Ecological Aspects of Saudi Arabian Phlebotomine Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) (Addendum)   441

Insects of the Yemen Arab Republic
Rocchi, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae   444

Insects of Southern Arabia
Waterston, A.R.: Odonata from the Yemens and Saudi Arabia   451
Naumann, C.M., Edelmann, A.: The Life History, Ecology and Distribution of Reissita simonyi (Rebel, 1899) (Zygaenidae, Lepidoptera)   473

Parasitic Arthropods of Saudi Arabia
Al-Khalili, A.D.: New Records of Ectoparasites of Small Rodents from SW Saudi Arabia   510

Reptiles of Saudi Arabia
Hillenius, D., Gasperetti, J.: The Chameleons of Saudi Arabia   513
Al-Jumaily, M.M.: Panaspis wahlbergi (Smith, 1849) (Lacertilia: Scincidae): An Addition to the Reptile Fauna of Saudi Arabia   528

Birds of Saudi Arabia
Jennings, M.C., Fryer, R.N.: The Occurrence of the Lappet-faced Vulture, Torgos tracheliotus (J.R. Forster), in the Arabian Peninsula with New Breeding Records from Saudi Arabia   534
Stagg, A.J.: A Note on the breed Birds of Kutambil Island on the Red Sea Coast of Saudi Arabia   546
Stagg, A.J.: A Note on the White-collared Kingfisher Halcyon chloris: A New Species for Saudi Arabia   549

Mammals of Saudi Arabia
Harrison, D.L., Bates, P.J.J.: On the Occurrence of the European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis Rafinesque, 1814 (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Saudi Arabia with a Zoogeographical Review of the Molossids of the Kingdom   551


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