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Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, Volume 3

By: Dmitry Telnov(Editor), Maxwell VL Barclay(Editor), Olivier SG Pauwels(Editor), George W Beccaloni(Foreword By)
830 pages, 172 plates with colour photos; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
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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 third volume contains 29 scientific papers (see table of contents for more details).

Contents

Foreword   6
Editorial   7
Acknowledgements   8

SECTION ONE: BOTANY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
      PÓCS, Tamás & WEI, Yu-Mei: Bryophytes from the Fiji Islands, VIII. The genus Lejeunea Libert (1820) (Jungermanniopsida)   9

SECTION TWO: VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
      SHEA, Glenn M.: The identity of Lygosoma (Hinulia) misolense Vogt, 1928 (Squamata: Scincidae)   21
      SHEA, Glenn M.: Generic allocation of the enigmatic scincid lizard Lygosoma inconspicuum F. Müller, 1895 (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sulawesi   27
      SHEA, Glenn M.: A new species of Sphenomorphus (Squamata: Scincidae) from the Doberai Peninsula of New Guinea, with a redescription of Sphenomorphus consobrinus (Peters et Doria, 1878)   35

SECTION THREE: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY, ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
      BORDONI, Arnaldo: Xantholinini of the Australasian Region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), X. New species and new records from New Guinea and Australia   49
      CHÉROT, Frédéric, GORCZYCA, Jacek, SCHWARTZ, Michael D. & DEMOL, Thierry: The Bryocorinae, Cylapinae, Deraeocorinae and Mirinae (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae) from Baiteta Forest, Papua New Guinea, with a discussion of their feeding habits and a list of species of the country   55
      GAVRILOV-ZIMIN, Ilya A.: Taxonomic and faunistic notes on scale insects (Homoptera: Coccinea) of Bali, Flores and New Guinea (Indonesia)   137
      GREĶE, Kristine: Taxonomic review of Diplommatinidae (Caenogastropoda: Cyclophoroidea) from Wallacea and the Papuan Region   151
      HÁVA, Jiří: Contribution to the knowledge of Dermestidae (Coleoptera) from the Maluku Islands (Indonesia), part 2. Description of four new species of Orphinus Motschulsky, 1858   317
      JACQUOT, Philippe: Revision of the genus Aprosictus Pascoe, 1866 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Strongylurini), with description of a new genus and fourteen new species   323
      KALASHIAN, Mark Yu.: A new subgenus and three new species of Endelus Deyrolle, 1864 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from Indonesia and the Philippines, with a review of the Endelus bakeri Kerremans, 1914 species group   349
      KALNIŅŠ, Mārtiņš: Argiolestes spungisi sp. nov. (Odonata: Argiolestidae) from New Guinea   357
      KAZANTSEV, Sergey V. & TELNOV, Dmitry: A mimetic assemblage of net-winged beetles (Coleoptera: Lycidae) from West Papua   363
      KAZANTSEV, Sergey V.: New Metriorrhynchine taxa from New Guinea (Coleoptera: Lycidae)   371
      KIREJTSHUK, Alexander: New sap beetles of the subfamily Epuraeinae (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from Indonesian New Guinea and taxonomic notes   403
      LÖBL, Ivan & OGAWA, Ryo: A new species of Scaphisoma Leach, 1815 from New Guinea and a new replacement name (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scaphidiinae)   415
      MEDVEDEV, Lev N.: New leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from New Guinea   419
      PARK, Kyu-Tek: Checklist of the family Lecithoceridae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea) in New Guinea, with description of two new species   427
      ROOS, Peter: Peculiarities of the butterfly fauna of South-East Sulawesi   435
      TELNOV, Dmitry: New Australobolbus H. Howden et J. Cooper, 1977 (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Bolboceratinae), with a key to Papuan species   459
      TELNOV, Dmitry: Papuan Chariochilus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae), with description of C. tamarau sp. nov.   463
      TELNOV, Dmitry: New records and new species of Macratriinae from the Papuan Region (Coleoptera: Anthicidae), 2   467
      THEISCHINGER, Gunther & RICHARDS, Stephen J.: Insular odonates in Melanesia: a new species of damselfly from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (Zygoptera: Platystictidae) and comments on Nososticta manuscola Theischinger et Richards   495
      THOMPSON, Christian F., MENGUAL, Ximo, YOUNG, Andrew D. & SKEVINGTON, Jeffrey H.: Flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Philippines, Solomon Islands, Wallacea and New Guinea   501
      TUMBRINCK, Josef & SKEJO, Josip: Taxonomic and biogeographic revision of the New Guinean genus Ophiotettix Walker, 1871 (Tetrigidae: Metrodorinae: Ophiotettigini trib. nov.), with the descriptions of 33 new species   525
      VITALI, Francesco: Taxonomic notes on Acalolepta mixta (Hope, 1841) and Acalolepta vastator (Newman, 1847) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)   581
      de VOS, Rob: The Cyana Walker, 1854 species of New Guinea, with description of a new subgenus, eight new species and one new subspecies (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini)   587
      WEIGEL, Andreas & SKALE, Andrè: Systematics, taxonomy, and faunistics of Apomecynini of the Oriental and Australian Region (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae), part 7   613
      ZILLI , Alberto, BROU, Vernon A., KLEM, Crystal & ZASPEL, Jennifer: The Eudocima Billberg, 1820 of the Australian Region (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Calpinae)   631

Index to new taxa described in this volume   656

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By: Dmitry Telnov(Editor), Maxwell VL Barclay(Editor), Olivier SG Pauwels(Editor), George W Beccaloni(Foreword By)
830 pages, 172 plates with colour photos; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
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