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Fauna of Arabia, Volume 17

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 17

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

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

Karger Libri

Hardback | Nov 1998 | #95135 | ISBN: 3723400175
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Volume 17 contains a collection of articles on Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Portunidae of the Gulf, terrestrial and freshwater molluscs of Arabia, marine gastropods, Labridae, and mammals of Yemen.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz   1
Foreword: H.E. Prof Dr. Abdulaziz H. Abuzinada   3
Introduction: Editors   4

Insects of Arabia
Burckhardt, D. & Mifsud, D.: Psylloidea (Insecta: Hemiptera) of the Arabian Peninsula   7
Toskina, I.: Rare and new Anobiidae (Coleoptera) from the Arabian Peninsula   51
Uhmann, G.: Anthicidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Saudi Arabia with the description of a new species   93
Sabatinelli, G. & Pontuale, G.: Melolonthinae and Pachydeminae of Arabia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Melolonthidae)   107
Deeming, J.C.: Milichiidae and Carnidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) from the Arabian Peninsula   147

Crustacea of Arabia
Apel, M. & Spiridonov, V: Taxonomy and zoogeography of the portunid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) ot the Arabian Gulf and adjacent waters   159

Molluscs of Arabia
Neubert, E.: Annotated checklist of the terrestrial and freshwater molluscs of the Arabian Peninsula with descriptions of new species   333
Neubert, E.: Six new species of marine gastropods from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden   463

Fishes of Arabia
Parenti, P &: Randall, J.E.: First record of the labrid fish Pteragogus flagellifer (Valenciennes, 1839) from the Red Sea   473

Mammals of Arabia
Al-Jumaily, M.M.: Review of the mammals of the Republic of Yemen   477

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