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Biodiversity of Western Rhodopes, Part 2: (Bulgaria and Greece)

Series: Biodiversity of Bulgaria Volume: 4

Edited By: Petar Beron

661 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2011 | #196902 | ISBN-13: 9789546426154
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £86.99 $113/€99 approx

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The present volume of the series "Biodiversity of Bulgaria" completes the information of the volumes 2 and 3 dealing with the Rhodopes Mountains (Bulgaria and Greece). The volume contains 20 articles by overall 32 authors comprising data for 3136 species.

The Western Rhodopean fauna is treated in 18 articles on the following taxa: Rotifera, Helminthes, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Crustacea, Araneae, Acari, Myriapoda, Diplura, Collembola, Odonata, Dermaptera, Orthoptera, Blattodea, Mantodea, Isoptera, Plecoptera, Phthiraptera, Siphonaptera, Aphidodea, Formicidae, Phoridae, Scarabaeoidea, Pselaphinae, Buprestidae, Lepidoptera, and Chiroptera. The volume ends with a reviewing article on the West Rhodopean cave fauna. The conservationally important areas, endemic, relict, and endangered species have been outlined for some of the treatened taxa.


Foreword 9

- The postglacial vegetation history of the Western Rhodopes 11
- Species richness of the Rotifera from the water bodies in the Bulgarian part of the Rhodopes 21
- Plant nematodes of the Rhodopes (Bulgaria): an overview and additional data 31
- The fauna of helminths of the amphibians in the Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 55
- Spiders (Araneae) from the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 63
- Mites and ticks (Arachnida, Acariformes and Parasitiformes) in the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) I 105
- An annotated checklist of the myriapods of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 129
- Dragonflies (Insecta, Odonata) from the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 145
- Dermaptera, Mantodea, Blattodea, Isoptera and Orthoptera of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 163
- Stoneflies (Plecoptera, Insecta) from the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 213
- A checklist of aphids (Homoptera, Aphidodea) from the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 223
- The scarabaeoid beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) in the Bulgarian section of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 237
- A study of the Pselaphinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) in the Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 267
- Jewel beetles (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) 279
- Nocturnal and day-flying moths (Macrolepidoptera, excluding Hesperioidea & Papilionoidea) of the Bulgarian part of the Western Rhodopes 299
- Some scuttle-flies (Diptera, Phoridae) from the Western Rhodopes 485
- Various contributions to the faunistics of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) - Tardigrada, Crustacea, Diplura, Collembola, Phthiraptera, Coleoptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera 499 - Bats (Chiroptera, Mammalia) of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 525
- The invertebrate cave fauna of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) 583

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