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Beetles in conservation

Author: T R New
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Beetles, the most diverse group of insects, are often abundant in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Many species are under threat from human changes to natural environments, and some are valuable tools in conservation, because they respond rapidly to changes that occur. Knowledge of these responses, of both abundance and composition of assemblages, enable use of some beetles to monitor environmental changes.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New, T.R.
Beetles in conservation.
Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009038743
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T R New
ISBN: 9781444318623 1444318624 9781444318630 1444318632 1282456644 9781282456648 9781444332599 1444332597
OCLC Number: 587391458
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 237 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Beetles in conservation; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Practical Conservation: Basic Approaches and Considerations; 3 Threats to Beetles: the Role of Habitat; 4 Collecting and Over-collecting; 5 Alien Species; 6 Pollution and Climate Change; 7 Components of Beetle Species Conservation: Ex Situ Conservation; 8 Threats or Management: the Conservation Manager's Dilemma; 9 Conservation Lessons from Beetles; 10 Concluding Thoughts; References; Index.
Responsibility: T.R. New.


First comprehensive volume summarizing the conservation strategies and status of the world's most speciose group of animals. Written by one of the foremost entomologists and conservation biologists  Read more...


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