Books  Regional Natural History  Asia-Pacific 

Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 6

World / ChecklistFlora / FaunaIdentification Key

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
Availability: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £145.00 $178/€163 approx

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.


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

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $31/€28 approx

Wildlife of Southeast Asia

NHBS Special Offer Price: £11.99 £17.95 (Save £5.96) $15/€13 approx (ends 31/12/2016)

The Green Heart of Sabah

NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

A Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sabah

NHBS Price: £10.50 $13/€12 approx

Himalaya: Mountains of Life

NHBS Price: £44.99 $55/€51 approx