A FIELD GUIDE OF THE DYNASTIDAE FAMILY OF THE SOUTH OF SOUTH AMERICA
by Esteban I. Abadie, Paschoal Coelho Grossi and Pablo S. Wagner
2009, 120 pages, 40 color plates with 5 – 12 images on each plate. This book is a comprehensive compilation of illustrations from the Dynastidae family. Simple identification is now possible for both amateurs and researchers interested in this fascinating insect group. The book contains easy explanations to classify similar beetles; it also provides information about collecting data.
Approximately 180 different species are illustrated from the following tribes: Cyclocephalini, Agaocephalini, Pentodontini, Oryctini, Dynastini and Phileurini. New species discovered 2006-2008, holotypes and paratypes, endemic and very rare species are included. Males, females, and lateral views are provided for species exhibiting dimorphism. The book contains more than 330 color images of insects, a complete list of genera (no illustrations), and a complete checklist of beetles from study area. Paperback; 6-1/4 x 8-5/8″.
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