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Coleoptera, Beetles. Morphology and Systematics

Author: Rolf G Beutel; Richard A B Leschen
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016] ©2016
Series: Coleoptera, Volume 1
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book is a revised edition of the first of three volumes in the Handbook of Zoology series which treats the systematics and biology of Coleoptera. With over 380,000 described species, Coleoptera are by far the most species-rich order of insects and the largest group of animals of comparable geological age. This first Coleoptera volume covers the suborders Archostemata, Myxophaga and Adephaga, and the basal  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf G Beutel; Richard A B Leschen
ISBN: 9783110373929 3110373920
OCLC Number: 1013954812
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (701 pages).
Contents: Frontmatter --
Editors' preface to the 2nd edition of Volume 1 --
Editors' preface to the 1st edition of Volume 1 --
Contents --
Contributors --
1. Systematic position, basal branching pattern and early evolution --
2. Classification (families & subfamilies) --
3. Molecular systematics of Coleoptera --
4. Coleoptera, morphology --
5. Archostemata Kolbe, 1908 --
6. Myxophaga Crowson, 1955 --
7. Adephaga Schellenberg, 1806 --
8. Polyphaga Emery, 1886 --
9. Scirtiformia Fleming, 1821 --
10. Scirtoidea Fleming, 1821 --
11. Staphyliniformia Lameere, 1900 --
12. Hydrophiloidea Latreille, 1802 --
13. Histeroidea Gyllenhal, 1808 --
14. Staphylinoidea Latreille, 1802 --
15. Scarabaeoidea Latreille, 1802 --
16. Elateriformia Crowson, 1960 --
17. Dascilloidea Guérin-Méneville, 1843 --
18. Buprestoidea Crowson, 1955 --
19. Byrrhoidea Latreille, 1804 --
Taxonomic index.
Series Title: Coleoptera, Volume 1
Responsibility: Rolf G. Beutel, Richard A.B. Leschen.
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The Handbook of Zoology provides an in-depth treatment of the entire animal kingdom covering both invertebrates and vertebrates. It publishes comprehensive overviews on animal systematics and  Read more...

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"The volume and series are definitely designed for serious enthusiasts and researchers working with this fascinating order."J. M. Gonzalez in: CHOICE December 2016 Vol. 54 No. 4

 
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