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Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Volume 4

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Series: Fauna of Arabia (formerly Fauna of Saudi Arabia) Volume: 4

By: W Wittmer(Editor), Willi Büttiker(Editor), Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud(Preface By)

531 pages, colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps, tables

Karger Libri

Hardback | Nov 1982 | #4122 | ISBN: 3723400035
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Volume 4 contains a collection of articles on Echinodermata, ticks, Mantodea, Isoptera, Psocoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Siphonaptera, Gekkonidae, pink-backed pelican, lesser kudu, Rodentia, striped hyena, and medical, veterinary and applied zoology.


Preface: H.R.H. Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al Saud   1

Echinoderms of Saudi Arabia
Price, A.R.G.: Comparison between Echinoderm Faunas of Saudi Arabian Gulf, SE Arabia, Red Sea and Gulfs of Aqaba and Suez   3

Ticks of Saudi Arabia
Hoogstraal, H.: Fam. Ixodidae (Subgenera)   22
Hoogstraal, H., Bafort, J.M.: Ornithodoros, (Alectorobius) muesebecki (Acarina: Fam. Argasidae), Parasitizing Marine Birds in the Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia   23

Insects of Saudi Arabia
Kaltenbach, A.: Mantodea   29
Chhotani, O.B., Bose, G.: Isoptera (Part 2)   73
Badonnel, A.: Psocoptera (Part 2)   84
Linnavuori, R.E., Alâmy, K.T. : Hemiptera   89
Nagel, P.: Coleoptera: Fam. Carabidae, Subfam. Paussinae   99
Wittmer, W.: Coleoptera: Fam. Malachiidae (Part 3)   108
Bílý, S.: Coleoptera: Fam. Buprestidae (Part 3)   111
Muche, W.H.: Coleoptera: Fam. Alleculidae   116
Kaszab, Z.: Coleoptera: Fam. Tenebrionidae (cont.)   124
Hölzel, H. : Neuroptera: Fam. Myrmeleonidae   244
Wiltshire, E.R.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2)   271
Petersen, G., Gaedike, R.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Tineidae   333
Gozmány, L.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Symmocidae   347
Hannemann, H.J.: Lepidoptera: Fam. Oecophoridae   350
Lewis, D.J., Büttiker, W.: The Taxonomy and Distribution of Saudi Arabian Phlebotomine Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae)   353
Crosskey, R.W., Büttiker, W.: Diptera: Fam. Simuliidae   398
LeClercq, M.: Diptera: Fam. Tabanidae   447
Lewis, R.E. : Siphonaptera (A Review of the Siphonaptera of the Arabian Peninsula)   450

Insects of Oman
Lopatin, I.: Coleoptera: Fam. Chrysomelidae, Subfam. Cryptocephalinae   465

Reptiles of Saudi Arabia
Arnold, E.N.: A new Semaphore Gecko (Pristurus: Gekkonidae) and a new Dwarf Snake (Eirenis: Colubridae) from southwestern Arabia   468

Birds of Saudi Arabia
Jennings, M.C., Fryer, R.N., Stagg, A.J.: First breeding Record of the Pink-backed Pelican, Pelecanus rufescens Gmelin, from Saudi Arabia   478

Mammals of Saudi Arabia
Büttiker, W. : The Lesser Kudu (Tragelaphus imberis) (Blyth 1869)   483
Büttiker, W., Harrison, D. L. : On a Collection of Rodentia from Saudi Arabia   488
Nader, I.A., Büttiker, W.: Recent Records of the Striped Hyaena, Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus 1758) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Mammalia: Carnivora: (Hyaenidae))   503

Medical, Veterinary and Applied Zoology in Saudi Arabia
Büttiker, W., Al-Ayed, I.H., Alwabil, A.H., Assalhy, H.S., Rashed, A.M., Shareefi, O.M.: a Preliminary Study on Leishmaniasis in two Areas of the Asir Region   509
Büttiker, W., Zumpt, F. : Miasis in Domestic Animals   520
Talhouk, A.S.: A Note on the Entomophagous Fauna of Saudi Arabia   525

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