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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 16

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 16

By: Friedhelm Krupp (Editor), Volker Mahnert (Editor), Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz (Preface By)

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Nov 1997 | #71714 | ISBN: 3723400167
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Volume 16 contains a collection of articles on Red Sea Xeniidae, Acari, Orthoptera, Odonata, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, and Lobotidae.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz   1
Introduction: Editors   3

Corals of Arabia
Reinicke, G.B.: Xeniidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) of the Red Sea, with descriptions of six new species of Xenia   5

Arachnida of Arabia
Wassef, H.Y, Büttiker, W. & Gallagher, M.D.: Further records of ticks (Acari: Argasidae and Ixodidae) from the Arabian Peninsula   63

Insects of Arabia
Schneider, W. & Dumont, H.J.: The dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) of Oman. An updated and annotated checklist   89
Popov, G.B.: Arabian grasshoppers (Orthoptera): Families Pamphagidae (Eumastacoidea) and Pyrgomorphidae (Acridoidea)   111
Linnavuori, R.E. & Van Harten, A.: Notes on Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) of Yemen   169
Aldryhim, Y.N. & Ilharco, F.A.: Revision of the genus Pseudaphis (Homoptera: Aphididae), with the description of a new species from Saudi Arabia and Eritrea   237
Cassola, F. & Schneider, W.: Tiger Beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) from the Saudi Arabian Gulf coast   247
Hebauer, F.: Annotated checklist of the Hydrophilidae and Helophoridae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula with a description of a new genus and species   255
Gusarov, V.I.: Staphylinids (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from Saudi Arabia and Oman   277
Platia, G. & Schimmel, R.: Click-beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from the Sultanate of Oman with additional new species and records from neighbouring regions   291
Medvedev, L.: New records and new species of Chrysomelidae from Arabia   319
Wiltshire, E.P & Legrain, A.: Bufoidia n. gen. (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae), its Arabian taxa, and their affinity to other moths of the family Lasiocampidae   327
Hancock, E.G.: Craneflies (Diptera: Tipulidae and Limoniidae) of Saudi Arabia and Oman   341

Fishes of Arabia
Schmid, H. & Randall, J.E.: First record of the tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis (Pisces: Lobotidae), from the Red Sea   353

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