2 edition of carabid beetles of New Guinea. found in the catalog.
carabid beetles of New Guinea.
Philip Jackson Darlington
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College,, v. 107, no. 3; v. 126, no. 3; v. 137, no. 1; v. 142, no. 2, Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology ;, v. 107, no. 3 [etc.]|
|LC Classifications||QL1 .H3 vol. 107, no. 3, etc.|
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|LC Control Number||a 53000511|
beetles" replied Haldane with aplomb (Evans & Bellamy ). The basis of Haldane's statement is that the order of beetles, Coleoptera is the most spe-cies-rich on Earth. Within beetles, one can argue, the ground beetles, Carabidae must be one of His favourites, because among beetles, this family is one of the most speciose ones. It should beFile Size: 7MB. Published information about insects of New Guinea is mostly restricted to the eastern side of this large island, Papua New Guinea (PNG). A magnifiscent piece of work is done by Michael Parsons in " The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea " () about the butterflies of .
The Carabid Beetles of New Guinea.-Philip J. Darlington, Jr. In 4 parts (sug-gestions for binding into one volume given by the author in part IV, page 29) spanning 19 years as Bulletin(s) of the Museum of Comparative Zoology as fol-lows: Part I, , pp. (Cicin-delinae, Carabinae, Harpalinae through Pterostichini); Part 2 (II), , pp. Adult carabid beetles were collected from the territory of Mt. Fruška Gora (Northern Serbia) over the period The investigations were performed at 26 localities. During the study altogether specimens were captured. These beetles were collected mostly by hand, but some individuals were caught by pitfall and light traps as well. In total 64 species classified into 33 Cited by: 2.
Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of Beetles and Ants: A Volume Dedicated to the Memory of Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. George E. Ball Springer Science & Business Media, - Science - pages/5(2). Beetles, Lebistina Motchulsky (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiinae). In addition to the diamphidia beetles above, carabid beetles of the African genus Lebistina have also been reported as an arrow poison (Mebs et al., ; Neuwinger, ). Apparently, a juvenile stage is extracted from pupation cocoons and macerated and applied to arrows.
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P J Darlington () The carabid beetles of New Guinea. Part III. Harpalinae (continued): Perigonini to Pseudomorphini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, P J Darlington () The carabid beetles of New Guinea.
Part IV. General considerations; analysis and history of fauna; taxonomic supplement. Bull Mus Comp Zool Harvard, Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder front pair of wings are hardened into wing-cases, elytra, distinguishing them from most other Coleoptera, with aboutspecies, is the largest of all orders, constituting almost 40% of described insects and 25% of all known animal life-forms; new Class: Insecta.
Especially in the 19th century and to a lesser extent today, their large size and carabid beetles of New Guinea. book coloration, as well as the odd morphology of some (e.g.
the Lebiini), made many ground beetles a popular object of collection and study for professional and amateur prices were paid for rare and exotic specimens, and in the early to midth century, a veritable Class: Insecta. The present list of species recorded from West Papua is principally based on P.
Darlington’s monumental work “The Carabid Beetles of New Guinea” which was printed in four parts between andand on the material which I identified, or mentioned and described in a number of descriptive and revisionary papers. Ground beetles live in almost every terrestrial habitat on earth.
Worldwide, ab species in the family Carabidae have been described and named. In North America, the ground beetles number well over 2, With the increasing numbers of research workers and groups of investigators devoting themselves to the ecology of carabids I felt that the time had come to take stock of the existing knowledge in this field and to endeavour to weld my personal results and those of other workers into a comprehensive picture.
It was with these aims in mind that the following study 5/5(1). The carabid beetles of New Guinea, part IV: General considerations; analysis and history of fauna; taxonomic supplement. The National Academies Press. doi: / Show this book's table of contents.
Beetles from the family Carabidae, commonly known as ground beetles are a large, cosmopolitan group, with more t species worldwide, Carabid beetles range in size from mm to mm. Darlington, in a series of papers (–), discussed the origin and composition of the ground-beetle fauna of New Guinea, concluding that nearly two-thirds of that country’s fauna (where origin of groups could be determined) had its origin in the Oriental region; some of the species range as far as India, but very few (16) to Sri by: 6.
A synopsis of the carabid beetle tribe Lachnophorini reveals remarkable 24 new species 6 August One of the newly described carabid species -- Asklepia asuncionensis. Credit: Terry L. Carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and habitat fragmentation: A review Article (PDF Available) in European Journal of Entomology 98(2).
Pogonoglossus arfakensis sp. nov. from northwestern New Guinea is described and compared with the other large Pogonoglossus species of New Britain and New Guinea.
Read more BookAuthor: Martin Luff. The beetles represent the largest order of living things. The species are better known in general than members of the next 2 largest orders, the Diptera and the Hymenoptera.
However, the beetles of New Guinea are by no means well known and it is somewhat premature to generalize on their biogeography and by: 5. Define carabid beetle.
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Noun: 1. The influence of movement and resisting behavior on the range of three Carabid beetles. This work establishes the means to identify the nearly species of Hawaiian carabid beetles of the tribe Platynini, which constitutes a monophyletic radiation.
This volume is the first of three books that will treat all of the native and introduced carabid species found in the Hawaiian islands.
Full text of "The carabid beetles of New IV. General considerations; analysis and history of fauna; taxonomic supplement" See other formats. Erwin, Terry L.
"Review: The Carabid Beetles of New Guinea, by Philip J. Darlington, Jr." Systematic Zoology 21 (3)– Erwin, Terry L. and Ball, George E. "Classification of the Ovipennis and Trifaria groups of Nebria Latreille (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 85 (7).
Carabid Beetles in Their Environments by H.U. Thiele,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.Identification Guide to Florida Carabidae (including tiger beetles, Cicindelini) 1 1. This is an original pre-publication manuscript, not for general dissemination or reproduction.
This copy may be used as instructional material in an insect ID laboratory exercise. Manual for the Identification of the Ground BeetlesFile Size: 4MB.Herbicides, too, can reduce carabid abundance and community assemblage through habitat modification, but research on the ground beetle community in wild blueberry fields has shown that almost twice as many ground beetles were found in high input fields compared to organic, low, and medium input fields.