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Special Topics in Leaf Beetle Biology Falls, Brazil XXI International Congress of Entomology: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on the Chrysomelidae, 25-27 August 2000, Igassu


Series: Pensoft Series Faunistica Volume: 29

Edited By: David G Furth

352 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138949 | ISBN: 9546421707
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Language: English

Collection of papers by leading experts on Leaf Beetles from over 15 countries discussing their research on all 5 major continents concerning systematics, diversity, phylogeny, biology, ecology, and genetics. Covers almost all the Leaf Beetle subfamilies with special treatment of 9 of these subfamilies.


Dedication: Pierre H. A. Jolivet David G. Furth FISCB - Events in Iguassu Falls, Brazil, 25-27 August 2000i;Survey and quantitative assessment of flea beetle diversity in a Costa Rican rainforest (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Alticinae) David G. Furth, J. T. Longino, M. Paniagua; The diversity of the Chrysomelidae fauna in Costa Rica - In sights from a Malaise trapline R. Wills Flowers, and P. E. Hanson; Nepal as a centre of speciation for Himalayan Chrysomelid fauna Eva Sprecher-Ubersax Leaf Beetle fauna of the Carpathian Basin (Central Europe) - Historical background and perspectives (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) Karoly Vig; Systematic position of the subfamilies Megalopodinae and Megascelinae (Chrysomelidae) based on the comparative morphology of the internal reproductive system Kunio Suzuki; Cladistic analysis of the Oedionychines of southern Brazil (Galerucinae: Alticini) based on two molecular markers Catherine Duckett and K.M. Kjer; Present status of a taxonomic revision of Afrotropical Monolepta and related groups (Galerucinae) Thomas Wagner; Interspecific differentiation in eggs and first instar larvae of the genus Procalus Clark 1865 (Chrysomelidae, Alticinae) Viviane Jerez; Feeding behavior of Fulcidax monstrosa (Chlamisinae) on its host plant Byrsonima sericea (Malpighiaceae) V. Flinte, Margarete V. Macedo, R. C. Vieira and J. B. Karren; Natural enemies of Neotropical cassidinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) and their phenology Flavia Nogueira de Saand Joao Vasconcellos-Neto; Evolution of host plant breadth in Diabroticites (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) Astrid Eben and A. Espinosa de los Monteros; A review of the biology and host plants of the Hispinae and Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Australia Trevor J. Hawkeswood ; Performance and food preference of Botanochara impressa (Panzer, 1798) (Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae) - A laboratory comparison among four species of Ipomoea (Convovulaceae) S.M. Kerpel and Lenice Medeiros; Notes on the biology and host plants of the Australian leaf beetle Podagrica submetallica (Black burn) (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Alticinae) Trevor J. Hawkeswood and P.H. Jolivet; Biological and ecological studies on Omaspides tricolorata Boheman 1854 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae) Fernando A. Frieiro-Costa and Joao Vasconcellos-Neto; Chemical signaling between host plant (Ulmus minor) and egg parasitoid (Oomyzus gallerucae) of the Elm Leaf Beetle (Xanthogaleruca luteola) Torsten Meiners and M. Hilker; Advantages and disadvantages of abdominal shields of chrysomelid larvae - Mini-review Caroline Muller and M. Hilker; Distribution of toxins in chrysomeline leaf beetles - Possible taxonomic inferences Jacques M. Pasteels, A. Termonia, D. Daloze and D. M. Windsor; Flight polymorphism observed in an alpine leaf beetle and associated costs Nicole M. Kalberer and Martine Rahier.(Part contents)

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