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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 9

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 9

By: Willi Büttiker (Editor), Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Prince Saud Al-Faisal (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | May 1988 | #4127 | ISBN: 3723400086
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About this book

Volume 9 contains a collection of articles on nature conservation, Tubificidae, Sternorrhyncha, Coleoptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Opisthobranchia, fishes, snakes of Arabia, and birds.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud Al-Faisal   1
Introduction: Editors   2

Nature Conservation in Arabia
Jungius, H.: The National Parks and Protected Areas Concept and its Applications to the Arabian Peninsula   3
Büttiker, W.: Trapping of Turtle Doves (Streptopelia turtur Linnaeus, 1758) in Saudi Arabia   12

Annelida of Saudi Arabia
Erséus, C: Marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of the Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia (Part 4)   19

Insects of Arabia
Matile-Ferrero, D.: Sternorrhyncha: Suborder Coccoidea of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   23
Jäch, M.A.: Elmidae (Coleoptera) of Saudi Arabia   39
Jelínek, J.: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   42
Hölzel, H.: Neuroptera of Arabia: Fam. Sisyridae, Hemerobiidae, Chrysopidae (Part 2) and Myrmeleonidae (Part 3)   52
Wiltshire, E.P.: Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: Fam. Metarbelidae, Geometridae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae (Part 6)   68
Kamhawi, S.A., Abdel-Hafez, S.K., Lane, R., Molyneux, D.H.: Ecology and Distribution of Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Aqaba District, South Jordan   83
Greathead, D.J.: Diptera: Fam. Bombyliidae of Saudi Arabia (Part 2)   90
Guichard, K.M.: Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Subfam. Sphecinae of the Arabian Peninsula   114
Guichard, K.M.: The Genus Palarus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Arabia   132

Molluscs of the Red Sea
Yonow, N.: Red Sea Opisthobranchia 1: The Family Phyllidiidae (Mollusca, Nudibranchia)   138

Fishes of the Red Sea
Al-Absy, A.H.: Review of the Goatfishes (Pisces: Perciformes: Mullidae) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea   152

Reptiles of Arabia
Gasperetti, J.: Snakes of Arabia   169
Ross, W.: Observations on Three Species of Mesalina (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from Eastern Saudi Arabia   451

Birds of Saudi Arabia
Jennings, M.C.: A Note on the Birds of the Farasan Islands, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia   457

Medical Zoology in Saudi Arabia
Ghandour, A.M.: Health Hazards in Humans and Animals Caused by Imported Livestock Diseases in Saudi Arabia   468

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