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Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, Volume 2

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By: Dmitry Telnov(Editor)
584 pages, 126 plates with colour photos, b/w line drawings and colour maps; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables
Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, Volume 2
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Language: English with one contribution in German

This series focuses on the entomological biodiversity, biogeography and conservation of one of the richest and scientifically most interesting areas of the earth – the islands of Wallacea and New Guinea. The intention is for the books to appear in regular succession. This publication series offers a new discussion platform for biologists of various disciplines from around the world, with a focus on the Indo-Australian transitional zone. This second volume contains 24 scientific papers by 31 researchers (see table of contents for more details).

Contents

Foreword: Wallace and Wallacea     6
Editorial     7
Acknowledgements     8

Section One: Dedication To A.R. Wallace
     Reeuwijk, Alexander: For once in the spotlight: Alfred Russel Wallace     9

Section Two: Biogeography
     Lourenço, Wilson R.: Biogeography of Southeast Asia (and Wallacea) scorpions, a review     27
     Vallejo, Benjamin, Jr.: Biogeography of Luzon Island, Philippines     47

Section Three: Bibliography
     Greķe, Kristine & Telnov, Dmitry: Review and assessment of the literature on recent non-marine molluscs of the Papuan biogeographical region     61

Section Four: Botany And Biogeography
     Chantanaorrapint, Sahut & Pócs, Tamás: Southern Thailand bryophytes I, with description of Cololejeunea ramromensis     113

Section Five: Vertebrate Zoology And Biogeography
     Richards, Stephen J., Oliver, Paul & Brown, Rafe M.: A new scansorial species of Platymantis Günther, 1858 (Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from Manus Island, Admiralty Archipelago, Papua New Guinea     123

Section Six: Invertebrate Zoology And Biogeography
     Bordoni, Arnaldo: Xantholinini of the Australian region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), VI. Species from New Guinea of the Last collection in the Manchester museum. New genus, new species and new records     135
     Brock, Paul D.: A new species of leaf insect (Phasmida: Phylliidae) from West Papua, Indonesia     145
     Golovatch, Sergei I. & Stoev, Pavel: Review of the Papuan millipede genus Silvattia Jeekel, 2009, with descriptions of three new species (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae: Eustrongylosomatini)     149
     Gorbunov, Oleg G. & Zamesov, Alexey N.: To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea I. Snouted Tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Aganaidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia     157
     Gorbunov, Oleg G. & Zamesov, Alexey N.: To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea II. Hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia     167
     Greķe, Kristine: Species of Ditropopsis E.A. Smith, 1897 (Architaenioglossa: Cyclophoridae) from the Papuan region: taxonomic review     187
     Háva, Jiří: Contribution to the genus Orphinus Motschulsky, 1858 from New Guinea (Coleoptera: Dermestidae: Megatominae)     209
     Kalashian, Mark Yu. & Kubáň, Vítězslav: New species of Aphanisticus Latreille, 1810 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia and from Australia     213
     Kalniņš, Mārtiņš: Argiolestes zane sp. nov. from New Guinea (Odonata: Argiolestidae)     221
     Medvedev, Lev N.: New species of Alticinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from New Guinea and islands of South-East Asia     225
     Mey, Wolfram: Gerontha peterseni sp. nov. - a new species from Papua New Guinea (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) found in material of the “Kaiserin Augusta-Fluß-Expedition”     235
     Skale, Andrè & Weigel, Andreas: Zur Taxonomie, Synonymie und Faunistik der Apomecynini der asiatisch-australischen Region (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Revision der Gattung Sybra Pascoe, 1865: Teil 4. Die Arten der Sybraincana-Gruppe ohne Philippinen     241
     Telnov, Dmitry: Taxonomic revision of the genus Sapintus Casey, 1895 (Coleoptera: Anthicidae: Anthicinae) from the Indo-Australian transition zone, with remarks on Oriental and Australian taxa     255
     Tumbrinck, Josef: Taxonomic revision of the Cladonotinae (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) from the islands of South-East Asia and from Australia, with general remarks to the classification and morphology of the Tetrigidae and descriptions of new genera and species from New Guinea and New Caledonia     345
     Vos, Rob de: The Monosyntaxis Swinhoe, 1901 complex of sibling species in New Guinea (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini)     397
     Wallin, Henrik, Kvamme, Torstein & Nylander, Ulf: A revision of the genus Nemophas Thomson, 1864 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), with descriptions of a new subgenus Pilomophas and a new genus Nemoplophora     407
     Zamesov, Alexey N. & Gorbunov, Oleg G.: To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea III. Tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Arctiinae) of Papua Province, Indonesia     437

Section Seven: Faunistics
     Rösler, Herbert, Scheidt, Ulrich & Telnov, Dmitry: First record of Cyrtodactylus papuensis (Brongersma, 1934) (Reptilia: Geckonidae) outside mainland New Guinea     449

Index to scientific names     451

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By: Dmitry Telnov(Editor)
584 pages, 126 plates with colour photos, b/w line drawings and colour maps; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables
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