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A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia, Part 2 Polyphaga: Staphylinoidea and Hydrophiloidea

Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: EG Matthews(Author)
64 pages, 19 plates with 99 b/w photos and 19 b/w line drawings; b/w line drawings
A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia, Part 2
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Volume 2 covers suborder Polyphaga: superfamilies Staphylinoidea and Hydrophyloidea.

From the foreword:
"The call for comments from readers made in the foreword to Part 1 of this series of Bulletins on South Australian beetles has led to several changes. We would like to continue receiving comments, both from non-specialists who can suggest how the keys could be made easier to use (or who spot mistakes and omissions), and from specialists who notice errors in taxonomy or identification. These are bound to occur, since the author cannot have a special knowledge of more than a minute fraction of the beetle groups covered.

Changes involve substitutions of printed labels for the type-written ones previously used, omission of the top bar on each plate, some improvement in the quality of the photographs, and use of line drawings instead of photographs where the beetles are too small to provide clear pictures. Also, a glossary of technical terms has been added, since one reader pointed out that in some cases the illustrations were insufficient to explain what is meant by such words as securiform, cursorial; and so forth. This glossary will be usable with all the Bulletins in this series.[...]"

Contents

Foreword   V
Introduction   1
Acknowledgments   2

Suborder Polyphaga   3
Superfamily Staphylinoidea   3
Family Hydraenidae   3
Family Ptiliidae   3
Family Leiodidae   4
Family Scydmaenidae   5
Family Silphidae   5
Family Staphylinidae   6
Family Pselaphidae   9

Superfamily Hydrophiloidea   10
Family Hydrophilidae   10
Family Histeridae   11

References   13
Glossary Of Taxonomic Terms   15
Keys (Plates 1-23)   16
Illustrations (Figures 1-114)   39
Corrections and Additions to Part 1   60
Index   62

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: EG Matthews(Author)
64 pages, 19 plates with 99 b/w photos and 19 b/w line drawings; b/w line drawings
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