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Treehoppers of Tropical America / Membrácidos de la América Tropical

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: Carolina Godoy, Ximena Miranda and Kenji Nishida

352 pages, colour photos

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #160083 | ISBN: 9968927104
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NHBS Price: £59.99 $73/€67 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

The first part of this field guide consists of an extensive introduction to the family Membracidae including morphology, behavior, mutualistic relationships with other organisms, and host plants. Also included are illustrated keys to the genera utilizing the form of the pronotum and illustrated taxonomic keys to the subfamilies and tribes.

In the second part, 81 genera that occur in tropical America are described and illustrated with color photographs and distribution maps.

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