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Fauna of Arabia, Volume 23: Corals, Polychaetes, Crustaceans, Arachnids, Insects, Vertebrates

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 23

By: Friedhelm Krupp (Editor)

468 pages, plates with colour photos, b/w line drawings, tables

Karger Libri

Hardback | Jul 2007 | #158216 | ISBN-13: 9783929907780
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NHBS Price: £150.00 $191/€179 approx

About this book

Contains 14 papers on marine and terrestrial invertebrates and vertebrates, ranging from corals to reptiles.


Contents

General
Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz   VII
Foreword: H.E. Dr Saleh bin Abdulrahman Al-Athel   IX
Introduction: Editors   XI

Corals
Turak, E., Brodie, J. & DeVantier, L.: Reef-building corals and coral communities of the Yemen Red Sea   1

Polychaetes
Wehe, T.: Revision of the scale worms (Polychaeta: Aphroditoidea) occurring in the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula. Part II. Sigalionidae   41

Crustaceans
Spiridonov, V.A. & Türkay, M.: Deep sea crabs of the subfamily Ethusinae Guinot, 1977 from the north-western Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Dorippidae)   125

Arachnids
Grasshoff, M. & van Harten, A.: Orb-weaving spiders of the family Araneidae (Araneae) from mainland Yemen and the Socotra Archipelago   151
Santos, A.j. & van Harten, A.: On the funnel-weaver spiders from Yemen (Araneae: Agelenidae)   163
Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. & van Harten, A.: Crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae) from mainland Yemen and the Socotra Archipelago: Part 1. The genus Thomisus Walckenaer, 1805   169
Wesolowska, W. & van Harten, A.: Additions to the knowledge of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of Yemen   189
Mahnert, V.: Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) of the Socotra Archipelago, Yemen   271

Insects
Háva, J.: New species and new records of Dermestidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Arabian Peninsula including Socotra Island   309
Novák, V.: A new genus and three new species of Alleculinae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from Socotra Island, Yemen   319
Yefremova, Z.A.: The subfamilies Eulophinae, Euderinae and Entedoninae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Yemen  335
Zeegers, T.: A  first account of the Tachinidae (Insecta: Diptera) of Yemen   369

Vertebrates
Khalaf, M. & Zajonz, U.: Fourteen additional fish  species recorded from below 150 m depth in the Gulf of Aqaba, including Liopropoma lunulatum (Pisces: Serranidae), new record for the Red Sea   421
Wilms, T.M. & Böhme, W.: Review of the taxonomy of the spiny-tailed lizards of Arabia (Reptilia: Agamidae: Leiolepidinae: Uromastyx)   435


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