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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 8

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 8

By: Willi Büttiker (Editor), Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Abdulbar Al-Gain (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Dec 1986 | #4126 | ISBN: 3723400078
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Volume 8 contains a collection of articles on Tubificidae, Arachnida, Crustacea, Chilopoda, Heteroptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, reptiles, and the Arabian ostrich.


Preface: A. Al-Gain   1
Introduction: Editors   2

Annelida of Saudi Arabia
Erséus, C: Marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of the Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia (Part 3)   3

Arachnida of Saudi Arabia
Ono, H., Jocqué, R.: Two New Species of the Family Zodariidae from Saudi Arabia (Arachnida: Araneae)   12

Crustacea of Yemen
Dumont, H. J., Maas, S., Martens, K.: Cladocera, Copepoda and Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Fresh Waters in South Yemen   20

Chilopoda of Saudi Arabia
Lewis, J.G.E.: Centipedes of Saudi Arabia   20

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Linnavuori, R.E.: Heteroptera of Saudi Arabia   31
Mateu, J.: Lebiinae and Brachininae of Saudi Arabia (Coleoptera: Carabidae)   198
Menier, J.J.: Coleoptera: Fam. Cleridae of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   219
Malicky, H,: The Caddisflies of Saudi Arabia and Adjacent Regions (Insecta, Trichoptera)   233
Bourgogne, J.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Psychidae from Saudi Arabia and Africa   246
Povolný, D.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Gelechiidae of Saudi Arabia (Part 3)   249
Passerin d'Entrèves, P.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Scythrididae of Saudi Arabia (Part 1)   256
Wiltshire, E. P.: Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: Fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera), Fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (Part 5)   262
Lewis, D.J., Büttiker, W.: Some Phlebotomine Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Saudi Arabia   324
Leclercq, M.: Diptera: Fam. Tabanidae of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   340
Guichard, K.M.: Hymenoptera: Fam. Sphecidae of Arabia. Key to the Arabian Genera of Hunting Wasps   343

Reptiles of Saudi Arabia
Arnold, E.N.: New Species of Semaphore Gecko (Pristurus: Gekkonidae) from Arabia and Socotra   352
Arnold, E.N.: A New Spiny-Footed Lizard (Acanthodactylus: Lacertidae) from Saudi Arabia   378
Arnold, E. N.: A Key and Annotated Check List to the Lizards and Amphisbaenians of Arabia   385
Leviton, A.E.: Description of a New Species of Coluber (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Southern Tihama of Saudi Arabia, with Comments on the Biogeography of Southwestern Arabia   436

Birds of Saudi Arabia
Jennings, M.C: The Distribution of the Extinct Arabian Ostrich Struthio camelus syriacus Rothschild, 1919   447

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