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Biodiversity of South America, Volume 1

Series: Memoirs on Biodiversity Volume: 1

By: Pier Mauro Giachino (Editor)

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

World Biodiversity Association

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #204721 | ISBN-13: 9788890281600
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Language: English with Spanish summaries

Biodiversity of South America is the first volume of the new scientific publication of the World Biodiversity Association Memoirs on Biodiversity: 14 genera, 2 subgenera, 285 species and 3 subspecies, all new to science, described by 28 taxonomists in 19 scientific papers, represent the first contribution of the World Biodiversity Association to the knowledge of the biodiversity of South America.


PROAÑO CASTRO A. C., ROSSI W., 2008 – New records of Laboulbeniales (Fungi, Ascomycota) from Ecuador. pp. 11-18.

BATTISTON R., PICCIAU L., 2008 – Contribution to the knowledge of the Mantodea of Ecuador with the description of the male of Pseudoxyops perpulchra (Westwood, 1889). (Mantodea Mantidae Stagmatopterinae). pp. 19-30.

BATTISTON R., PICCIAU L., 2008 – First report of the praying mantis genus Musoniella Giglio-Tos, 1916 from Ecuador with the description of a new species. (Mantodea Thespidae Thespinae). pp. 31-38.

BUZZETTI F. M., CAROTTI G., 2008 – Annotated list of the Caelifera of Ecuador (Insecta: Orthoptera). pp. 39-66.

VIGNA TAGLIANTI A., 2008 – A new species of Esphalmenus from the Great Andes of the Ecuador (Dermaptera, Pygidicranidae). pp. 67-75.

VIGNA TAGLIANTI A., TOLEDANO L., 2008 – Bembidion (Ecuadion) agonoides n.sp. from Ecuador (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Bembidiina). pp. 77-80.

TOLEDANO L., 2008 – Systematic notes on the Bembidiina of the Northern Andes with particular reference to the fauna of Ecuador. (Coleoptera, Carabidae). pp. 81-130.

ALLEGRO G., GIACHINO P. M., SCIAKY R., 2008 – Notes on some Trechini (Coleoptera Carabidae) of South America with description of new species from Chile, Ecuador and Peru. pp. 131-171.

CASALE A., 2008 – The genus Calleida Dejean 1825 in Ecuador (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini), with eight new species. pp. 173-193.

GIACHINO P. M., MORET P., PICCIAU L., 2008 – A new microphthalmous species of Perigona Castelnau 1835 from Ecuador (Coleoptera Carabidae). pp. 195-199.

MORET P., 2008 – Four new species of Diploharpus Chaudoir 1850 from Ecuador (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Perigonini). pp. 201-208.

SALGADO J. Mª, 2008 – Contribution to the knowledge of the biodiversity of Ecuador: new genus, new species and new records (Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Cholevinae). pp. 209-223.

PACE R., 2008 – New records of Aleocharinae from Ecuador and Peru, with the description of new species, new subgenera and new genera (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). pp. 225-398.

ONORE G., BARTOLOZZI L., 2008 – Description of the larvae of Sphaenognathus (Chiasognathinus) gaujoni (Oberthür, 1885) and S. (C.) xerophilus Bartolozzi & Onore, 2006 (Coleoptera: Lucanidae), with observations about their altitudinal range extension. pp. 399-406.

BALLERIO A., GILL B. D., 2008 – Notes on some Germarostes s.str. Paulian, 1982 from the cloud forests of Ecuadorian Andes with remarks on allied Ceratocanthinae genera (Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea Hybosoridae). pp. 407-416.

DACCORDI M., 2008 – The species of Elytromena Motschulsky 1860, with observations on Elytrosphaera Chevrolat 1836 and related genera. (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae). pp. 417-463.

CONSTANTIN R., 2008 – Description of a new species of Melyrodes Gorham, 1882 from Ecuador (Coleoptera, Melyridae). pp. 465-468.

BELLÒ C., OSELLA G., 2008 – Two new species of Howdeniola Osella (1980) from Ecuador (Coleoptera Curculionidae Cossoninae). pp. 469-476.

RIGATO F., SCUPOLA A., 2008 – Two new species of the Pyramica gundlachi-group from Ecuador (Hymenoptera Formicidae). pp. 477-481.

JANNI O., BOANO G., PAVIA M., SILVANO F., 2008 - A preliminary avifaunal survey along the Rio Yanayacu-Pucate, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Loreto, Peru (ECOMUSA Project). pp. 483-496.

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