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Cover for Key questions in zoo and aquarium studies: a study and revision guide.

This book discusses the role of zoos in a modern, environmentally conscious society. It does this by offering the reader the opportunity to answer 600 multiple-choice questions on a wide range of topics including zoo history, enclosure design, aquarium management, animal behaviour and welfare, zoo...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
Type
Book
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Cover for The fruit fly fauna (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) of Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua, Associated Islands and Bougainville.

The species within the Tribe Dacini from Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua (West Papua, Central Papua, Papua), associated islands and Bougainville are recorded. In all, 296 species are recorded including 65 new species described herein. The new species are treated under two genera, Bactrocera...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Culicipedia: species-group, genus-group and family-group names in Culicidae (Diptera).

This book is a comprehensive compilation of all scientific names introduced at all levels of classification within the Culicidae family since the official start of zoological nomenclature. It is principally a lexicon, divided into sections, most of which contain a comprehensive list of taxonomic...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 1: Species-group names.

This section presents a list of all species-group names applied to Culicidae from Linnaeus (1758). The species group comprises a total of 5390 names (including the 3 new replacement names): 3559 valid extant species; 130 extant subspecies; 59 nomina dubia; 25 valid fossil species; 76 nomina nuda,...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 9: Changed spellings of species-group names.

This section provides information of currently valid species-group names of Culicidae in their original formation and generic placement compared with their formations and generic assignments in the current traditional classification and the classification of Reinert et al. Among the 3559 species...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some thoughts about mosquito taxonomy and nomenclature.

This paper presents some thoughts on morphology- and molecular-based taxonomy and nomenclature of Culicidae. The fate of mosquito species discovery and naming in the face of environmental alteration and destruction, and the problems associated with name changes brought by new-age taxonomy are...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Keys to the nematode parasites of vertebrates: supplementary volume.

This supplementary volume to the book "Keys to the Nematode Parasites of Vertebrates" includes revised and redescribed taxa, and draws attention to new taxa published by many authors after the "Keys" were completed and identifies the current position of some of the older taxa not included in the...

Author(s)
Gibbons, L. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935719)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strongylida.

This chapter outlines the diagnostic keys for the genera belonging to the superfamilies Diaphanocephaloidea, Ancylostomatoidea, Strongyloidea, Trichostrongyloidea, and Metastrongyloidea (Order Strongylida, Nematoda). The morphoanatomical features of the listed genera are described, along with...

Author(s)
Gibbons, L. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935719)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Oxyurida.

This chapter outlines the diagnostic keys for the genera belonging to the superfamily Oxyuroidea (Order Oxyurida, Nematoda). The morphoanatomical features of the listed genera are described, along with illustrations for some genera. Taxonomic revisions that have been proposed since their...

Author(s)
Gibbons, L. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935719)
Type
Book chapter

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