A FIELD GUIDE OF LONGHORNED BEETLES FROM ARGENTINA
by Osvaldo R. Di Iorio
2005, xiv, 192 pages, 74 color plates. This guide illustrates more than 60% of the 845 species of the Cerambycidae occurring in Argentina. It includes males, females, and rare phenotypes of some species. Descriptions list genus and species name, describer and date of original record, provinces in which the beetle has been recorded, and size. Color plates depict 720 specimens with 6 to 12 specimens per plate. Information about the specimens is found on the page opposite each plate.
A taxonomic index is provided, referencing the plate/figure on which it is illustrated, and a list of erroneous records due to mislabelled specimens or misidentifications is included. Approximately 180 different species are illustrated from the following tribes: Cyclocephalini, Agaocephalini, Pentodontini, Oryctini, Dynastini and Phileurini, including new species, holotypes and paratypes. Males, females and lateral views are provided for many species. The book also contains a check list of all Cerambycid species in Argentina.
Softcover; printed on high quality illustration paper; 6-1/4 x 8-5/8″.
Note: glue in the bookbinding process was not properly set and signatures may separate from the spine.
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