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Author Klimaszewski, J.
Title Review of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from eastern Canada / by Jan Klimaszewski [and others].
Imprint Sofia : Pensoft Publishers, 2010.

Author Klimaszewski, J.
Series Pensoft series faunistica, 1312-0174 ; no. 94
Pensoft series faunistica ; no. 94.
Subject Beetles -- Canada, Eastern.
Introduced insects -- Canada, Eastern.
Biological invasions -- Canada, Eastern.
Description 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Note Summary on page 4 of cover also in French.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-229) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Material and methods -- Results -- Checklist of taxa with adventive species in eastern Canada (in taxonomic order) -- Key to families of Coleoptera with adventive species recorded from eastern Canada -- Review of families, adventive species and literature.
Summary "The first comprehensive account of adventive species of Coleoptera recorded from Atlantic Canada and Quebec is provided. Currently, 510 adventive species in 290 genera and 48 families of beetles are presented. Of these, 419 species are recorded from Quebec, 283 from New Brunswick, 357 from Nova Scotia, 198 from Prince Edward Island, and 195 species from insular Newfoundland and Labrador combined. The most adventive species are in the families Staphylinidae (120), Curculionidae (85), Carabidae (45) and Chrysomelidae (43). The adventive species constitute approximately 14.6% of the total species in 48 beetle families with adventive species in the region. The 48 beetle families are reviewed; their diagnostic features and a list of species with distribution data and dates of introduction are provided in tables under each family. A key to the families is also included. Forty-five images of morphological structures and 144 exemplary adventive species are provided, with each family of Coleoptera represented by at least one image."--Publisher's description
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789546425744 (electronic bk.)
9546425745 (electronic bk.)
1282978683
9781282978683
9789546425522
9546425524
OCLC # 716093143
Additional Format Print version: Review of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from eastern Canada. Sofia : Pensoft, 2010 9789546425522 (OCoLC)650516772



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