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Host Plant Catalog of Aphids - Palaearctic Region

Jaroslav Holman 
Springer  January 2009  



Hardcover  1216 pp  ISBN 9781402082856      £449.00
  • Presents the database of 3,654 aphid species which were identified on 11,793 plants from 246 plant families
  • Together 77,831 combinations aphid - plant - geographical origins are described
  • About two-thirds of the world's aphid species listed
  • The host records are arranged alphabetically by aphid species with references arranged by geographical area
  • The authors of the aphid and plant names are listed
  • About 2,500 unpublished, collection-based host records from Central Europe, Balkan, Central Asia and Russia have been incorporated
  • Host Plant Catalog of Aphids in the Palaearctic Region; J. Holman
The major part of this Catalog presents host lists of particular aphid species in the Palaearctic Region based on published data and more than 2,400 author€s unpublished host records, with respective references arranged by geographical provenance. The book includes separate lists of aphids living on particular plants, arranged in alphabetical order of plant families and genera, separately for mosses,ferns, gymnosperms, dicotyledons and monocotyledons. The coverage is exhaustive, including some 3,706 aphid species (about 80 per cent of the aphid fauna of the world), feeding on 11,131 species of host plants in 1,948 genera and 243 families.

Host Plant Catalog of Aphids combines well-organized data with up-to-date information on geographic distribution of particular aphid species and their host relationships. It will be a useful addition to the libraries of institutions and researchersn interested in biosystematics, ecology, genetics and phylogeny of aphids, as well as in biodiversity and plant protection

Of interest to institutions and researchers dealing with /or interested in study of insect taxonomy and ecology, insect€plant relationships, biodiversity, plant protection and nature conservation

Contents

Introduction

I The Aphids and Their Host Plants

II Host Plants Genera, Families and Major Taxa

III The Plants and their Aphids

  • Bryophyta
  • Pteridophyta
  • Gymnospermae
  • Dicotyledonae
  • Monocotyledonae

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