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The African dung beetle genera

Adrian L. V. Davis

The African dung beetle genera

by Adrian L. V. Davis

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Published by Protea Book House in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dung beetles -- Africa,
  • Dung beetles -- Africa -- Identification,
  • Dung beetles -- Africa -- Geographical distribution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-262) and index.

    StatementAdrian L.V. Davis, Andrey V. Frolov and Clarke H. Scholtz.
    ContributionsFrolov, Andrey V., Scholtz, C. H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL596.S3 D38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23690406M
    ISBN 101869192443
    ISBN 109781869192440
    LC Control Number2009382015

    The African Dung Beetle Genera. Protea Book House, Pretoria. p. ISBN Read more about African Dung Beetle Genera; Revision of Coptorhina. Frolov, A.V., Akhmetova, L.A. & Scholtz, C.H. Revision of the obligate mushroom-feeding African “dung beetle”genus Coptorhina Hope (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae.   Flatface Longhorn Beetle Titoceres jaspideus Family: Cerambycidae Subfamily: Lamiinae KTP Distribution Titoceres jaspideus is a common species throughout Africa, extending from South Africa northward. Host Plants Longhorned beetles, including Titoceres jaspideus, are serious pests of Acacia trees. Acacia trees occur in a wide area of semi-arid land across sub-Saharan Africa.

    Streblopus Van Lansberge, has been one of the most mysterious dung beetle groups of the Neotropical fauna, having a rather peculiar morphology, very few known specimens in collections and a difficult placement among the scarabaeine this work, based on the examination of a recently collected series of specimens and a synthesis of some scattered, but deeply valuable, information Author: Mario Cupello, Cibele S. Ribeiro-Costa, Fernando Z. Vaz-de-Mello. A new publication about dung beetles Available April International dung beetle scientist Dr Bernard Doube and organic agriculture expert Tim Marshall have teamed up to produce a new publication on dung beetles and soil health. Dung Beetles: A Practical .

      Watching the dung beetle’s antics can be quite entertaining. For the beetles, dung is an ephemeral resource. They have to compete with members . The four chapters in Part 1 lay the foundation for this book by reviewing four perspectives of dung beetle ecology: the population ecology of insects that use ephemeral resources in patchy habitats; the evolution of coprophagy from saprophagy in beetles; the breeding biology of dung beetles; and the biogeography and evolution of these beetles.


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The African Dung Beetle Genera Annotation—This book deals with each of the dung beetle genera known from Africa and provides the first ever comprehensive account of their classification and natural history. It is richly illustrated with colour photographs of species representing the genera, and maps of their geographical distribution.

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(Adrian Louis Victor). African dung beetle genera. Pretoria: Protea Book House, About this book. The African Dung Beetle Genera deals with each of the dung beetle genera known from Africa and provides the first ever comprehensive account of their classification and natural history.

It is richly illustrated with colour photographs of species representing the genera, and maps of their geographical distribution. A species of dung beetle (the African Scarabaeus zambesianus) navigates by polarization patterns in moonlight, the first animal known to do so. Dung beetles can also navigate when only the Milky Way or clusters of bright stars are visible, making them the only insects known to orient themselves by the Milky Way.

The eyes of dung beetles are superposition compound eyes typical of many Class: Insecta. The African Dung Beetle Genera, by Adrian L.V. Davis, Andrey V. Frolov and Clarke H. Scholtz Clarke H. Scholtz Adrian Davis Andrey Frolov Scarabaeine beetles are only one of several dung-feeding groups found in dung in Africa, although they are by far the most dominant.

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Oniticellus is a genus of dung beetles in the subfamily Scarabaeinae of the scarab beetle : Insecta. The African dung beetle genera. Protea Book House, pp.

Haaf, E. Uber die Gattung Sisyphus Latr. (Col. Scarab.). Entomologische Arbeitenaus dem Museum G. Frey, 6: Halffter G, Matthews EG. The natural history of dung beetles of the subfamily Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae).

Folia Entomológica Mexicana. Mexico. Four species from this genus (E. africanus, E. fulvus, E. intermedius, E. pallipes) were introduced into Australia as part of the Australian Dung Beetle Project, and became established there.

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Titles Publishers Arthur V. Evans "The African Dung Beetle Genera," The Coleopterists Bulletin 64(4),(1 December ).Cited by: Catharsius is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Coprini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) in the scarab family.

It contains about species of intermediate to large size (15–50 millimetres or – inches), black or brown, living in the tropical areas of the Old : Insecta. The beetle then buries it in the sand, where the female inspects it, patting and kneading it until it is perfectly smooth and round.

She then forms a small hollow in the ball, lays an egg and covers it with dung so that the original ball now looks like a pear. This book deals with each of the dung beetle genera known from Africa and provides the first ever comprehensive account of their classification and natural history.

It is richly illustrated with colour photographs of species representing the genera, and maps of their geographical distribution. The tribe Sisyphini sensu stricto Mulsant, comprises only three genera, the widespread Sisyphus Latreille, and Neosisyphus Müller,and the Mauritius endemic, Nesosisyphus Vinson, In southern Africa, Sisyphus and Neosisyphus are represented by five species groups in each genus.

Together, they comprise a total of 33 valid species, of which six are new: Sisyphus auricomus sp. Availability: In stock Stock on hand is determined by the sum of all branches across the country.

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The African Dung Beetle Genera. Clarke H. Scholtz. 08 Aug Hardback. unavailable. Notify me. Insects of Southern Africa Hard.PDF | On Jan 1,Bruce D. Gill and others published Giant Dung Beetles of the Genus Heliocopris (Scarabaeidae).

S Pokorný, J ZÍdek, and K Werner [Book review]. | Find, read and cite all the.Introduction. The dung beetle tribe Deltochilini Lacordaire, (= Canthonini Lansberge,synonymy according to Bouchard et al. ()), displays a Gondwanian distribution and is the most genus-rich tribe of the comprises species grouped into 91 genera that constitute 40% of the entire generic diversity of the subfamily Scarabaeinae (Davis et al.

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