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The Jewel Beetles of Romania (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Flora / Fauna

Series: Pensoft Series Faunistica Volume: 108

By: Adrian Ruicănescu (Author)

203 pages, 8 plates with 114 colour photos; 1 colour & 6 b/w illustrations, b/128 w distribution maps

Pensoft Publishers

Paperback | Aug 2013 | #209654 | ISBN-13: 9789546426925
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NHBS Price: £61.50 $78/€73 approx

About this book

Language: English

The Jewel Beetles of Romania (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) is the first Buprestidae catalogue in Romania and includes all data recorded until now. The contents of this catalogue is based on information collected for about 20 years and on all published data.

Every species treated in The Jewel Beetles of Romania (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) is accompanied by its higher classification, synonyms, biology and ecology (including preferred habitat), host plants and relationship with the host plants, phenology of adults, as well as geographical distribution which includes a map with all records.


Contents

Introduction         7

Acknowledgements              7

History  8

Faunistics              9

Material atudied                9

Biology and Ecology         11

Zoogeography   13

Treatment         13

Family Buprestidae Leach, 1815       15

Subfamily Polycestinae Lacordaire, 1857        15

Tribus Ptosimini Kerremans, 1902            15

Genus Ptosima Dejean, 1833                15

Tribus Acmaeoderini Kerremans, 1893     16

Genus Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, 1829   16

Subgenus Acmaeodera Eschscoltz, 1829 (S. Str.)             17

Subgenus Acmaeotethya Volkovitsh, 1979       18

Genus Acmaeoderella Cobos, 1955        19

Subgenus Acmaeoderella Cobos, 1955 (S. Str.)                19

Subgenus Carininota Volkovitsh, 1979          20

Subfamily Chrysochroinae Lacordaire, 1857  23

Tribus Sphenopterini Lacordaire, 1857     23

Genus Sphenoptera Dejean, 1833          23

Subgenus Sphenoptera Dejean, 1833 (S. Str.)  24

Subgenus Deudora Jakovleff, 1889  25

Subgenus Chilostetha Jakovleff, 1889              27

Tribus Chalcophorini Laccordaire, 1857   31

Genus Chalcophora Dejean, 1833         31

Tribus Dicercini Gistel, 1848     32

Genus Capnodis Eschscholtz, 1829      33

Genus Perotis Spinola, 1837  36

Genus Dicerca Eschscholtz, 1829         38

Subgenus Argante Gistl, 1834          38

Subgenus Dicerca Eschscholtz, 1829 (S. Str.)  39

Tribus Poecilonotini Jakobson, 1912         44

Genus Poecilonota Eschscholtz, 1829   44

Genus Lamprodila Motschulsky, 1860 46

Subgenus Lamprodila Motschulsky, 1860 (S. Str.)         46

Subgenus Palmar Schaefer, 1949     50

Subfamily Buprestinae Leach, 1815               51

Tribus Buprestini Leach, 1815  51

Genus Eurythyrea Dejean, 1833            51

Genus Buprestis Linnaeus, 1758            55

Subgenus Ancylocheira Eschscholtz, 1829       55

Subgenus Buprestis Linnaeus, 1758 S. Str.       59

Subgenus Cypriacis Casey, 1909      60

Tribus Melanophilini Bedel, 1921            61

Genus Melanophila Eschscholtz, 1829 61

Genus Trachypteris Kirby, 1837            63

Genus Phaenops Dejean, 1833              63

Tribus Anthaxiini Gory & Laporte, 1839 66

Genus Anthaxia Eschscholtz, 1829      66

Subgenus Cratomerus Solier, 1833    66

Subgenus Haplanthaxia Reitter, 1911            70

Subgenus Anthaxia Eschscholtz, 1829 (S. Str.)              77

Subgenus Melanthaxia Richter, 1944              94

Subfamily Chrysobothrinae Gory & Laporte,1837       103

Tribus Chrysobothrini Gory & Laporte, 1837         103

Genus Chrysobothris Eschscholtz, 1829                103

Subfamily Agrilinae Laporte, 1835 108

Tribus Coraebini Bedel, 1921    108

Genus Coraebus Gory & Laporte, 1839                108

Genus Meliboeoides Théry, 1942           113

Genus Meliboeus Deyrolle, 1864           114

Tribus Agrilini Laporte, 1839    117

Genus Agrilus Curtis, 1825   118

Subgenus Uragrilus Semenov, 1935                118

Subgenus Anambus Thomson, 1823               119

Subgenus Robertius Théry, 1947      120

Subgenus Rosagrilus Alexeev, 1988  141

Subgenus Convexagrilus Alexeev, 1988            142

Subgenus Dentagrilus Alexeev, 1988               142


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