Handbook of Zoology/ Handbuch der Zoologie - Volume 3 Morphology and Systematics

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Handbook of Zoology/ Handbuch der Zoologie

Founded by Kükenthal, Willy

Ed. by Schmidt-Rhaesa, Andreas

Handbook of Zoology




Volume 3

Morphology and Systematics


Ed. by Leschen, Richard A.B. / Beutel, Rolf G.

With contrib. by Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A. / Anderson, Robert / Bartolozzi, Luca / Bezdek, Jan / Borowiec, Lech / Caldara, Roberto / Chamorro-Lacayo, Lourdes / Colonnelli, Enzo / Ferrer, María Silvia / Franz, Nico M. / Hespenheide, Henry / Jolivet, Pierre / Jordal, Bjarte / Konstantinov, Alexander / Lanteri, Analía / Lawrence, John F. / Lyal, Chris / Marvaldi, Adriana / McKenna, Duane / Meregalli, Massimo / Mermudes, Jose Ricardo / Morse, Geoff / Nadein, Konstantin / Oberprieler, Rolf / Prena, Jens / Reid, Chris A.M. / Riedel, Alexander / Sforzi, Alessandra / Skuhrovec, Jiri / Slipinski, Adam / Svacha, Petr / Swietojanska, Jolanta / Vencl, Fred V. / Verma, Krishna Kumar / Wanat, Marek

    • The largest and most diverse suborder of beetles.
    • Comprehensive handbook.
    • Newest systematic insights on this fascinating suborder.
    • Morphological characteristics represented in numerous detailed illustrations and SEM photographs.

    Aims and Scope

    This book is the third volume in the Handbook of Zoology series which treats the systematics and biology of Coleoptera. With approximately 350,000 described species, Coleoptera are by far the most species-rich order of insects and the largest group of animals of comparable geological age. This third Coleoptera volume completes the Morphology and Systematics volumes with 43 chapters and covers one of the largest radiations of beetles, the mainly plant-feeding Phytophaga, with information on world distribution, biology, morphology of all life stages (including anatomy), phylogeny and comments on taxonomy.

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    Supplementary Information

    Approx. xii, 675 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text
    Coleoptera; Systematics; Morphology
    Natural history museums, University libraries, Zoological institutes, Associations, Entomological societies, Collectors

    MARC record

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    Rolf G. Beutel,Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany; Richard A.B. Leschen,New Zealand Arthropod Collection, Land Care Research, Auckland, New Zealand;Niels P. Kristensen , Zoological Museum of theUniversity Copenhagen, Denmark.

    "This magnificent volume should not fail the library of any institute that conducts serious research on beetles."
    Ron Beenen in: entomologische berichten 5/2014

    "This volume is certainly a milestone in weevil systematics and will be so for a long time."
    Rolf Oberprieler, CSIRO Australia

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