Books  Conservation & Biodiversity  Conservation & Biodiversity: General 

Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, Volume 1

Identification KeyOut of Print

Series: Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea Volume: 1

By: Dmitry Telnov (Editor), William F Laurance (Foreword By)

526 pages, 92 plates with colour photos and b/w line drawings; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps

Entomological Society of Latvia

Hardback | Sep 2011 | #202873 | ISBN-13: 9789984976846
Out of Print Details

About this book

Language: English, with two contributions in German

This new series focuses on the entomological biodiversity, biogeography and conservation of one of the richest and scientifically most interesting areas of the earth – the islands of Wallacea and New Guinea. The intention is for the books to appear in regular succession. This publication series offers a new discussion platform for biologists of various disciplines from around the world, with a focus on the Indo-Australian transitional zone. This first volume contains 17 scientific papers by 20 researchers from 12 countries (see table of contents for more details).


Contents

Foreword: A World Apart   4
Editorial   5
Acknowledgements   6

SECTION ONE: CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES
- THOMAS, William: The Forest Stewards: using tradition to conserve New Guinea's Star Mountain wilderness   7
- NYLANDER, Ulf & HUDSON, Michael: Biodiversity in primary rainforest in Aseki and adjacent highlands in Papua New Guinea, with focus on the insect fauna, especially the Coleoptera (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae)   17

SECTION TWO: GENERAL BIOGEOGRAPHY
- VALLEJO, Benjamin, Jr.: The Philippines in Wallacea   27

SECTION THREE: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
- BARTOLOZZI, Luca, CIANFERONI, Fabio & MONTE, Cinzia: Checklist of the Lucanidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Indo-Australian transition zone  43
- BORDONI, Arnaldo: Xantholinini of the Australian region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), V. New species collected by Alexander Riedel in Arfak and Cyclops Mts., New Guinea   59
- CASSOLA, Fabio: Studies of Tiger Beetles. CXCIV. The Tiger Beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) from Wallacea and the region of Indo-Australian transitional zone: the present knowledge   65
- GREĶE, Kristine: Species of Ditropopsis E.A. Smith, 1897 (Architaenioglossa: Cyclophoridae) from the Papuan region   69
- GREĶE, Kristine: First record of the genus Femssia Walker, 1903 (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) from the Papuan region   77
- HÁVA, Jiří: Key to the species of Dermestidae (Coleoptera) recorded from the island of New Guinea   79
- KALASHIAN, Mark Yu.: New species of Endelus Deyrolle, 1864 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia   83
- MEDVEDEV, Lev N.: New species of Alticinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from insular systems of SE Asia   89
- TELNOV, Dmitry: Taxonomische Revision der Gattung Macratria Newman, 1838 (Coleoptera: Anthicidae: Macratriinae) aus Wallacea, Neuguinea und den Salomonen   97
- TELNOV, Dmitry: New Gilletinus Boucomont, 1932 (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Bolboceratinae) from Misool, with the key to known species   287
- VITALI, Francesco: Notes on the genus Acalolepta Pascoe, 1858 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Indonesian Papua and the Moluccas   291
- VOS, Rob de & SUHARTAWAN, Daawia: The Spilosoma group of species from New Guinea and adjacent islands (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini)   299
- WEIGEL, Andreas & SKALE, André: Systematik, Taxonomie und Faunistik der Apomecynini der orientalischen und australischen Region (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Revision der Gattung Sybra Pascoe, 1865 und Anmerkungen zu weiteren Gattungen, Teil 2   335
- ZORN, Carsten: Taxonomic revision of the Anomala cuprascens species-group of Sulawesi and the Papuan Region. The species with a bidentate protibia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)   351

Index to scientific names   429


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Twitching Through the Swamp

NHBS Price: £4.99 £12.99 (Save £8.00) $6/€6 approx

Udzungwa: Tales of Discovery in an East African Rainforest

NHBS Price: £27.99 $36/€33 approx

Fencing: A Practical Handbook

NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€21 approx

UK BAP Mammals

NHBS Price: £11.99 $15/€14 approx