THE BEETLES OF THE WORLD
The most important series to be published on worldwide Coleoptera. All volumes contain both English and French text which includes for each species: References to description and synonyms A summary description; degree of rarity; size; and distribution, including map Notes on the plate Varieties and/or biology in some volumes Splendid color photo plates depicting specimens life size or larger Volumes in this fine series are clothbound; 8-1/4 x 11-1/2″. Published to date: Volume 1, BATOCERINI, Part 1: Batocera, second edition Jacques Rigout, 1988, 63 text pages + 30 color plates. Treats 48 known species of longhorned beetles of the genus Batocera. Catalog No. 9967 Volume 2, BATOCERINI, Part 2: Supplement to genus Batocera, and genera Megacriodes, Microcriodes, Abatocera, Doesburgia, Rosenbergia Jacques Rigout, 1982, 128 text pages + 54 color plates. Treats 38 species; plates include many rare beetles. Catalog No. 9316 Volume 3, GOLIATHINI, Part 1: Goliathus, Argyrophegges, Fornasinius, Hegemus Gilbert Lachaume, 1983, 70 text pages + 49 color plates. Commentary and illustrations allow collectors to classify African Goliath beetles easily. Catalog No. 9323 Volume 4, ODONTOLABINI, Part 1: Chalcodes, Odontolabis, Heterochtes Jean-Pierre Lacroix, 1984, 175 text pages + 51 color plates. Covers all 55 known species of South and Southeast Asian stag beetles, illustrating 187 specimens. Catalog No. 9318 Volume 5, DYNASTINI, Part 1: Dynastes, Megasoma, Golofa Gilbert Lachaume, 1985, 85 text pages. + 31 color plates. Treats all 43 known species of North, Central and South American rhinoceros beetles, illustrating 107 specimens. Catalog No. 9560 Volume 6, GOLIATHINI, Part 2: Megalorhina, Amaurodes, Eudicella, Ceratorhina, Coelorrhina, Neptunides, Taurrhina, Ranzania, Cheirolasia, Chordodera, Daedycorrhina, Aphanoochroa, Gnorimimelus, Dicellachilus, Smicorhina, Priscorrhina, Eutelesmus Vincent Allard, 1982, 92 text pages + 16 color plates illustrating 187 specimens. Catalog No. 9813 Volume 7, GOLIATHINI, Part 3: Mecynorhina, Chelorrhina, Compsocephalus, Stephanocrates, Brachymitra, Dicronorhina, Asthenorhina, Stephanorrhina, Aphelorhina, Genyodonta, Inhambane Vincent Allard, 1986, 63 text pages + 24 color plates covering 11 genera in tribe of spectacular African beetles. Catalog No. 9843 Volume 8, CARABINI, Part 1: Sub-genera Apotomopterus, Ohomopterus, Archaeocarabus, Isiocarabus, Morphocarabus (1) P. Ratti, P. Cavazzuti, A. Casale, S. Battoni, 1990, 122 text pages + 15 color plates, 12 b/w distribution maps. Covers part of genus Carabus comprising rare and least known beetles, mostly from remote areas of central and eastern Asian holarctic region. Includes 118 species; illustrates 227 specimens. Catalog No. 9246 Volume 9, CETONIINI, Part 1: Pachnoda, Pachnodella, Dischista, Paleopragma, Psacadoptera Jacques Rigout, 1989, 135 text pages + 16 color plates illustrating 265 specimens in colorful African Cetonid tribe. Catalog No. 9968 Volume 10, RUTELINI, Part 1: Plusiotis, Chrysina, Chrysophora, Pelidnotopsis, Ectinoplectron Miguel Ángel Morón, 1990, 145 text pages + 21 color plates, 10 b/w line drawing plates, 4 b/w distribution map plates. Treats the five best known genera from mostly neotropical area. Covers 75 species with 157 specimens illustrated on 18 color plates. Describes and illustrates 16 new species. Catalog No. 9247 Volume 10, RUTELINI, Part 2: Revision of genera Parhoplognathus, Chipita, Heteropelidnota, Homothermon, Hoplopelidnota, Mesomerodon, Mecopelidnota, Patatra Marc Soula, 2008, 40 pages, color photos, drawings. Catalog No. 9460 Volume 11, GOLIATHINI, Part 4: subtribes Stephanorrhinina (contd.), Tmesorrhinina, Ischnostomina, Xiphoscelidina (nom.nov.), and Gnathocerina Vincent Allard, 1991, 142 text pages + 17 color photo plates (15 plates illustrate 254 specimens), 8 b/w line drawing plates, 8 distribution maps. Describes new forms discovered since publication of Parts 1 – 3, and completes the study of African Goliathini. Catalog No. 9336 Volume 12, CETONIINI, Part 2: sub-tribe Elaphinina, tribe Diplognathini, plus Supplement to Volume 9 updating 5 genera, and completion of Pachnodides (6 genera) Jacques Rigout & Vincent Allard, 1992, 100 text pages, 15 color photo plates (12 plates illustrate 166 specimens), 8 b/w line drawing plates, 3 distribution maps. This volume completes the study of African Cetonid beetles in the Series. Catalog No. 9469 Volume 13, CICINDELIDAE, Part 1, Regionis Palaearcticae: Megacephalini: Megacephala; Cicindelini 1: Cicindela – Lophyridia Karl Werner, 1991, 74 text pages, 30 plates (26 color plates depicting 254 specimens, 4 b/w plates with portraits of 10 coleopterists), 3 maps. First major study with color illustrations on Tiger Beetles since Horns work in Wytsmans Genera Insectorum (1908- 1915). Has color photos of all Palaearctic species and subspecies of Cicindelids. German, French, and English text. Catalog No. 9471. See also Volume 15, Catalog No. 9473. Volume 14, DYNASTIDAE américains: Cyclocephalini, Agaocephalini, Pentodontini, Oryctini, Phileurini Gilbert Lachaume, 1992, 89 text pages + 16 color photo plates (13 plates illustrate 196 specimens), map. Treats the Dynastid beetles of Nearctic and Neotropical regions (New World). Includes descriptions and illustrations of 12 new species and 3 new subspecies of Cyclocephala, 3 new species of Aspidolea, and 2 new species of tribe Agaocephalini, by Dechambre. Catalog No. 9472 Volume 14, Supplement 1, DYNASTIDAE américains Roger-Paul Dechambre, 1999, 24 pages, 1 color photo plate, 37 dwgs. Covers 20 new species and one subspecies of Cyclocephala, all illustrated. Softcover. Catalog No. 4179 Volume 15, CICINDELIDAE, Part 2, Regionis Palaearcticae: Cicindelini 2: Cosmodela, Platydela, Lophyra, Habrodera, Chaetodera, Neolaphyra, Cephalota, Cassolaia, Homodela, Cylindera, Eugrapha, Myriochile, Salpingophora, Hyphaeta, Abroscelis, Callytron Karl Werner, 1992, 94 text pages + 27 color photo plates illustrating 253 specimens. Second of two-part work on Tiger beetles of Europe, Middle East, North Africa, and Asia (north of India). Provides fine color illustrations of all known species. Catalog No. 9473. Part 1 is Volume 13, Catalog No. 9471. Volume 16, CHRYSOCHROINI, Part 1: Chrysochroa s.str. Tiéri Lander, 1992, 55 text pages + 12 color photo plates illustrating 131 specimens. Useful revision of one of the four subgenera of genus Chrysochroa, established by Solier in 1833. This group of South Asian Buprestids includes some of the most beautiful beetles on the planet, many with colorful metallic reflection. Catalog No. 9474 Volume 17, STERNOTOMINI: Sternotomeilla, Pinacosterna, Anatragus, Anatragoides, Demagogus, Cylindrothorax, Stellognatha, Zographus, Pterochaos, Pseudoharpya, Freadelpha, Geloharpya, Magaloharpya, Sternotomis, Ultiolemur, Pseudolemur Vincent Allard, 1993, 112 pages + 16 color photo plates illustrating 185 specimens. First book in the Series to treat African Longicorn beetles. Catalog No. 9475 Volume 18, CICINDELIDAE, Part 3, Regionis Nearcticae 1: tribes Collyrini, Megacephalini, Cicindelini 1 Karl Werner, 1993, 163 pages, 24 plates (20 in color) illustrating 203 specimens from 11 genera. First of two parts on Tiger beetles of the Nearctic region from Canada to the Panama Canal, including the Caribbean Islands. Also contains 13 habitat photographs. German, English & French text. Catalog No. 9667. See also Volume 20, Catalog No. 3471. Volume 19, EUPHOLUS Thierry Porion, 1993, 112 pages including 24 color plates illustrating 198 specimens of the 40 known species from this genus in the Curculionidae family. Revision of the fantastic, colorful weevils (20 – 30mm) found only in New Guinea and neighboring tropical islands. English, French & Japanese text. Catalog No. 9670 Volume 19, Supplement 1, EUPHOLUS Thierry Porion, 2000, 11 pages, 2 color photo plates. Describes eight new species of Guérin along with the neallotype of Eupholus sulcicollis Heller from New Guinea. Paperbound. Catalog No. 9682 Volume 20, CICINDELIDAE, Part 4, Regionis Nearcticae 2: Cicindelini 2 Karl Werner, 1994, 196 pages, 25 color plates (many with habitat photos for specimens illustrated). Second of two parts on North American Cicindelidae covers nine genera. Catalog No. 3471. See also Volume 18, Catalog No. 9670. Volume 21, PRIONINAE, Part 1: Macrodontini & Prionini 1 Patrick Bleuzen, 1994, 92 pages, 16 color plates, distribution maps, text figs. Revision of seven genera of South American Cerambycid beetles. Fourteen color plates illustrate 64 specimens from the 21 known species. Catalog No. 3301 Volume 22, CARABINI, Part 3: Morphocarabus and Lipaster S. Battoni, A. Casale, P. Cavazzuti & P. Ratti, 1995, 104 pages, 13 color plates, 12 b/w distribution map plates. Describes and illustrates two genera found in Europe and central Asia. First volume in the series to feature new design for color plates in which beetles are considerably magnified. On opposite page, beetles are depicted in black and white photographs at actual size. (Part 2 to be published at a later date.) Catalog No. 3474 Volume 23, SCHIZORHININI, Part 1 Vincent Allard, 1995, 152 pages, 20 color plates, 5 b/w plates (2 maps). Treats 31 Cetonid genera including many from Papua New Guinea as well as Australia. Beetles are illustrated in magnified form on color plates as an aid to identification. Opposing page provides black & white photos of beetles shown life size. Catalog No. 3475. See also description for Part 2, Catalog No. 3476. Volume 24, SCHIZORHININI, Part 2 Vincent Allard, 1995, 136 pages, 15 color plates, 14 ppages schematic drawings, 2 distribution maps. This book and Volume 23, Catalog No. 3475, are based on manuscripts and insects from the late Dr. Allards collection, completed by Philippe Antoine & Jacques Rigout. Many new beetles are described: 28 species for Volume 23, and 23 species for this volume. Material from seven museums was used in preparation of these two volumes. Catalog No. 3476 Volume 25, SCHIZORHININI, Part 3, Supplement to Parts 1 & 2 & Lomaptera Jacques Rigout & Vincent Allard, 1997, 128 pages, color photos & many illustrations throughout. Contains supplement to the previous two volumes 23 and 24, Catalog Nos. 3475 and 3476, and revision of the genus Lomaptera. Pygidiums of females and distributions maps are finely detailed in color. Catalog No. 3756. Volume 26, RUTELINI 2 Marc Soula, 2002, 102 pages, color photos throughout. First revision of 27 South American ruteline beetle genera. Provides keys for sub-tribe and genera Anthicheirina, followed by description, size and distribution. Generously illustrated with enlarged color photos placed with description. Catalog No. 9937 Volume 26, Supplement 1: RUTELINI 2, Revision Des Anthicheirina 1 Marc Soula, 1999, 116 pages, b/w drawings throughout. Provides keys, descriptions, and genitalia illustrations for identification of this sub-tribe. Text in French. Softcover. Catalog No. 9941 Volume 26, Supplement 2: RUTELINI 2, Revision Des Anthicheirina 2 Marc Soula, 2002, 296 pages, b/w drawings throughout. Completes the treatment of this sub-tribe not covered in Supplement 1. Text in French. Softcover. Catalog No. 9947 Volume 27, DYNASTIDAE, Le Genus Oryctes Roger-Paul Dechambre & Gilbert Lachaume, 2001, 72 pages, 3 color photo plates (43 specimens) plus color photos of specimens, illustrations & maps, b/w drawings throughout. Provides a comprehensive treatment of the genus plus historical information and early illustrations. Catalog No. 9742 Volume 28, PHANAEINI Patrick Arnaud, 2002, 151 pages, color photo & b/w drawings throughout. This monograph allows identification of all known species in the nine genera found in South and Central America. Provides keys, description, size, and one or more photos of each species. Index includes genera, sub-genera, and species lists. Catalog No. 9988 Volume 29, RUTELINI, Part 3: Marc Soula, 2003, 79 pages, color photos throughout. First revision of 13 genera of South American beetles. The text in this volume is reduced as numerous keys, drawings and representations of genitalia are provided in volumes 26, and Supplements 1 & 2, Catalog Nos. 9937, 9941 and 9947. Includes index to species, subspecies and varieties. Catalog No. 3626 Volume 30, AUSTRALIAN AND OCEANIAN DYNASTIDAE Roger-Paul Dechambre, 2005, 132 pages, 4 color plates showing beetles life size, many for the first time, precisely prepared distribution maps. Catalog No. 9710
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