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Fauna, Distribution Pattern and Adaptability on Acridoidea from Yunnan [Chinese]

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: Mao Ben-yong, Ren Guo-dong and You Xiao-hong

344 pages, 8 colour plates, b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps, tables

Huayu Nature Book Trade Co.Ltd

Hardback | Dec 2011 | #195908 | ISBN-13: 9787503861512
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About this book

Language: Chinese with English summary and Chinese and scientific nomenclature

This book is a comprehensive study of the taxonomy and distribution of Acridoidea of Yunnan, China with particular attention given to the origins, adaptations, evolution, and biogeography of species. Based on data from field investigations and the results of identifying Acridoidea specimens deposited, 6 families, 28 subfamilies, 93 genera and 226 species are described. Diagnostics for each family, subfamily and genus are given, as well as the keys to families, subfamilies, genera and species. Citations and examined material information are provided for each species. Characteristics of 16 new taxa and some previously described species are given in detail. Figures for 22 species and 8 plates are provided. In this book, sixteen new species are described.


Contents

Acridoidea

I. Chrotogonidae
Taphronotinae
Tagastinae
Yunnanitinae
Mkongiellinae

II. Pyrgomorphidae
Atractomorphinae

III. Catantopidae
Tristrinae
Oxyinae
Caryandinae
Hieroglyphinae
Spathosterninae
Pseudoptygonotinae
Melanoplinae
Podisminae
Conophyminae
Cyrtacanthacridinae
Coptacridinae
Catantopinae
Eyprepocnemidinae
Habrocneminae
Ranacridinae

IV. Oedipodidae
Locustinae
Oedipodinae

V. Arcypteridae
Ceracrinae
Arcypterinae

VI. Acrididae
Leptacrinae
Calephorinae
Chrysochraontinae
Phlaeobinae
Acridinae

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