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Handbook of Zoology, Volume 4/35: Lepidoptera, Part 1: Evolution, Classification and Biogeography

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Series: Handbuch der Zoologie / Handbook of Zoology, Band 4: Insecta Volume: 4/35

By: Niels P Kristensen (Editor)

491 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

De Gruyter

Hardback | Dec 1998 [2013 reprint] | #68049 | ISBN: 3110157047
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About this book

Language: English

The first of two volumes dealing with the Lepidoptera. This volume focuses on systematics, evolution, and biogeography and contains 21 state-of-the-art reviews. See table of contents for more details.


Contents

Editor’s preface - Pages v-vi
Contents - Pages vii-viii
Contributors - Pages ix-x

1. Historical Introduction
Kristensen, Niels P.
Pages 1-6

2. Phylogeny and Palaeontology
Kristensen, Niels P. / Skalski, Andrzej W.
Pages 7-26

3. Classification and Keys to Higher Taxa
Carter, David J. / Rristensen, Niels P.
Pages 27-40

4. The Non-Glossatan Moths
Kristensen, Niels P.
Pages 41-50

5. The Homoneurous Glossata
Kristensen, Niels P.
Pages 51-64

6. The Monotrysian Heteroneura
Davis, Donald R.
Pages 65-90

7. The Tineoidea and Gracillarioidea
Davis, Donald R. / Robinson, Gaden S.
Pages 91-118

8. The Yponomeutoidea
Dugdale, John S. / Kristensen, Niels P. / Robinson, Gaden S. / Scoble, Malcolm J.
Pages 119-130

9. The Gelechioidea
Hodges, Ronald W.
Pages 131-158

10. The Zygaenoidea
Epstein, Marc E. / Geertsema, Henk / Naumann, Clas M. / Tarmann, Gerhard M.
Pages 159-180

11. The Cossoid/Sesioid Assemblage
Edwards, Edward D. / Gentili, Patricia / Horak, Marianne / Kristensen, Niels P. / Nielsen, Ebbe S.
Pages 181-198

12. The Tortricoidea
Horak, Marianne
Pages 199-216

13. The Smaller Microlepidoptera-Grade Superfamilies
Dugdale, John S. / Kristensen, Niels P. / Robinson, Gaden S. / Scoble, Malcolm J.
Pages 217-232

14. The Pyraloidea
Munroe, Eugene / Solis, M. Alma
Pages 233-256

15. The Axioidea and Calliduloidea
Minet, Joël
Pages 257-262

16. The Butterflies: Hedyloidea, Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea
Ackery, Phillip R. / Jong, Rienk de / Vane-Wright, Richard I.
Pages 263-300

17. The Drepanoid/Geometroid Assemblage
Minet, Joël / Scoble, Malcolm J.
Pages 301-320

18. The Bombycoidea and their Relatives
Lemaire, Claude / Minet, Joël
Pages 321-354

19. The Noctuoidea
Kitching, Ian J. / Rawlins, John E.
Pages 355-402

20. Evolution of Larval Food Preferences in Lepidoptera
Powell, Jerry A. / Mitter, Charles / Farrell, Brian
Pages 403-422

21. Biogeography of the Lepidoptera
Holloway, Jeremy D. / Nielsen, Ebbe S.
Pages 423-462

Index of Scientific Lepidoptera Names - Pages 463-488
Instructions for the Authors - Pages 489-494


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