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Longhorn Beetles of Puerto Rico / Longicornios de Puerto Rico

Art / PhotobookFlora / Fauna

By: Julio A Micheli

298 pages, b/w illus

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2010 | #189002 | ISBN-13: 9789546425621
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £75.99 $97/€85 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

Longhorn beetles (family Cerambycidae) have been and continue to be of great interest for scientists, naturalists, and amateurs. It is a large group in number of species, with much variety in form, color and size. The text is in two languages, Spanish and English. It is not a typical scientific book, but should be seen as a union between art and science, due to its layout, typography, and design. Those characteristics, however, do not compromise the scientific content of the book. The firsr section of the book contains all the text and some figures; the second section contains illustrations, which as a group may be appreciated as an album of art drawings. Those illustrations were originally executed with graphite pencils (various grades) on special textured paper, and are reproduced in the book in their original size in almost all cases.


2 Plinthocoelium domingoensis 3 Titulo 5 Dedicatoria 8 Foreword 10 Prefacio 11 Preface 12 Reconocimientos 13 Acknowledgments 14 Introduccion 19 Introduction 24 Figuras / Figures 26 Claves / Keys 50 Familia Cerambycidae 51 Family Cerambycidae 53 Subfamilia Parandrinae 54 Parandrini 57 Subfamilia Prioninae 58 Callipogonini 60 Macrotomini 64 Solenopterini 77 Sufamilia Cerambycinae 78 Achrysonini 82 Tribu Anaglyptini 84 Tribu Bothriospilini 86 Tribu Callichromatini 88 Tribu Clytini 94 Tribu Eburiini 100 Tribu Elaphidiini 118 Tribu Graciliini 122 Tribu Hesperophanini 124 Tribu Heteropsini 126 Tribu Ibidionini 128 Tribu Methiini 130 Tribu Plectomerini 132 Tribu Rhinotragini 134 Tribu Smodicini 136 Tribu Tillomorphini 138 Tribu Xystrocerini 141 Subfamilia Lamiinae 142 Tribu Acanthocinini 186 Tribu Acanthoderini 188 Tribu Agapanthiini 192 Tribu Batocerini 196 Tribu Cyrtinini 206 Tribu Desmiphorini 208 Tribu Onciderini 210 Tribu Pogonocherini 212 Tribu Pteropliini 215 Subfamilia Disteniinae 216 Tribu Disteniini 218 Publicaciones Citadas / Literature Cited 221 Sobre el autor 227 Planchas / Plates

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