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Huber, Bernhard A.

African Biodiversity

Huber, Bernhard A. - African Biodiversity, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Complementarity of Species Distributions as a Tool for Prioritising Conservation Actions in Africa: Testing the Efficiency of Using Coarse-Scale Distribution Data
Jon Fjeldså, Herbert Tushabe

2. Scorpion Diversity and Distribution in Southern Africa: Pattern and Process
Lorenzo Prendini

3. Madagascar as a Model Region for the Study of Tempo and Pattern in Adaptive Radiations
Miguel Vences

4. Commemorating Martin Eisentraut (1902–1994) - Important Explorer of Tropical African Vertebrates
Wolfgang Böhme

5. Earwigs (Dermaptera: Insects) of Kenya - Checklist and Species New to Kenya
Fabian Haas, Joachim Holstein, Anja Zahm, Christoph L. Häuser, Wanja Kinuthia

6. Morphometric Differentiation in the East African Grasshopper Genus Afrophlaeoba JAGO, 1983 (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Axel Hochkirch

7. Katydids and Crickets (Orthoptera: Ensifera) of the Kakamega Forest Reserve, Western Kenya
Joachim Holstein, Fabian Haas, Anja Zahm, Christoph L. Häser, Wanja Kinuthia

8. Ecology and Diversity of Canopy Associated Ceratocanthidae (Insecta: Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) in An Afrotropical Rainforest
Alberto Ballerio, Thomas Wagner

9. Human Influence on the Dung Fauna in Afrotropical Grasslands (Insecta: Coleoptera)
Frank-Thorsten Krell, Vincent S. Mahiva, Célestin Kouakou, Paul N’goran, Sylvia Krell-Westerwalbesloh, Dorothy H. Newman, Ingo Weiß, Mamadou Doumbia

10. Genuine Africans or Tertiary Immigrants? — The Genus Hydropsyche in the Afrotropical Region (Insecta, Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae)
Wolfram Mey

11. Fruit-Feeding Butterfly Communities of Forest ‘Islands’ in Ghana: Survey Completeness and Correlates of Spatial Diversity
Janice L. Bossart, Emmanuel Opuni-Frimpong, Sylvestor Kuudaar, Elvis Nkrumah

12. Biogeography, Diversity and Ecology of Sawflies in the Afromontane Region (Insecta: Symphyta)
Frank Koch

13. Diversity, Distribution Patterns and Endemism of Southern African Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)
Michael Kuhlmann

14. Does Grazing Influence Bee Diversity?
Carolin Mayer

15. The Pholcid Spiders of Africa (Araneae: Pholcidae): State of Knowledge and Directions for Future Research
Bernhard A. Huber

16. West African Fish Diversity — Distribution Patterns and Possible Conclusions for Conservation Strategies
Timo Moritz, K. Eduard Linsenmair

17. Distribution and Population Density of the Black-Eared Malagasy Poison Frog, mantella Milotympanum Staniszewski, 1996 (Amphibia: Mantellidae)
David R. Vieites, Falitiana E. C. Rabemananjara, Parfait Bora, Bertrand Razafimahatratra, Olga Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala, Miguel Vences

18. Amphibian and Reptile Diversity in the Southern Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, South-Eastern Tanzania
Michele Menegon, Sebastiano Salvidio

19. Interpreting Morphological and Molecular Data on Indian Ocean Giant Tortoises
Justin Gerlach

20. Molecular Systematics of African Colubroidea (Squamata: Serpentes)
Zoltán Tamás Nagy, Nicolas Vidal, Miguel Vences, William R. Branch, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Michael Wink, Ulrich Joger

21. Phylogeny and Biogeography of Malagasy Dwarf Geckos, Lygodactylus Gray, 1864: Preliminary Data from Mitochondrial DNA Sequences (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
Marta Puente, Meike Thomas, Miguel Vences

22. Variability in a Common Species: The Lygodactylus Capensis Complex from Southern and Eastern Africa (Reptilia, Gekkonidae)
Beate Röll

23. Migration Within and Out of Africa: Identifying Knowledge Gaps by Datamining the Global Register of Migratory Species
Klaus Riede

24. Avifaunal Responses to Landscape-Scale Habitat Fragmentation in the Littoral Forests of South-Eastern Madagascar
James E. M. Watson

25. Use of Satellite Telemetry and Remote Sensing Data to Identify Important Habitats of Migratory Birds (Ciconia Ciconia (Linnaeus 1758))
Birgit Gerkmann, Klaus Riede

26. Conservation Priorities and Geographical Variation in Flycatchers (Aves: Platysteiridae) in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Michel Louette

27. Rare Weavers (Aves: Ploceidae): Are Some Ploceus Species Hybrids?
Adrian J. F. K. Craig

28. Historical Determinants of Mammal Diversity in Africa: Evolution of Mammalian Body Mass Distribution in Africa and South America During Neogene and Quarternary Times
Manuel Nieto, Joaquín Hortal, Cayetana Martínez-Maza, Jorge Morales, Edgardo Ortiz-Jaureguizar, Pablo Pelaez-Campomanes, Martin Pickford, José Luis Prado, Jesús Rodríguez, Briggite Senut, Dolores Soria, Sara Varela

29. Diversity and Abundance of Diurnal Primates and Forest Antelopes in Relation to Habitat Quality: A Case Study from the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania
Francesco Rovero, Andrew R. Marshall

30. Small Mammal Diversity and Reproduction Along a Transect in Namibia (Biota S 07)
Peter Giere, Ulrich Zeller

31. Possible Karyological Affinities of Small Mammals from North of the Ethiopian Plateau
Nina Sh. Bulatova, Leonid A. Lavrenchenko

32. Geographic Variation in the West African Scaly-Tailed Squirrel anomalurus Pelii (Schlegel and Müller, 1845) and Description of a New Subspecies (Rodentia: Anomaluridae)
Anja C. Schunke, Rainer Hutterer

33. Middle Ear Ossicles as a Diagnostic Trait in African Mole-Rats (Rodentia: Bathyergidae)
Simone Lange, Hynek Burda, Nigel C. Bennett, Pavel Nemec

34. Community Analysis of Muridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) Diversity in Guinea: A Special Emphasis on Mastomys Species and Lassa Fever Distributions
C. Denys, E. Lecompte, E. Calvet, M. D. Camara, A. Doré, K. Koulémou, F. Kourouma, B. Soropogui, O. Sylla, B. Allali-Kouadio, S. Kouassi-Kan, C. Akoua-Koffi, J. Meulen, L. Koivogui

35. Effects of Different Land Use on the Parasite Burden and MHC Constitution Of two Rodent Species (Gerbillurus Paeba, Rhabdomys Pumilio) in the Southern Kalahari Desert
Rainer Harf, Götz Froeschke, Simone Sommer

36. An Assessment of the Systematics of the Genus Desmomys Thomas, 1910 (Rodentia: Muridae) Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences
Leonid A. Lavrenchenko, Erik Verheyen

37. Integrative Taxonomy and Phylogenetic Systematics of the Genets (Carnivora, Viverridae, Genetta): A New Classification of the Most Speciose Carnivoran Genus in Africa
Philippe Gaubert, Peter J. Taylor, Geraldine Veron

38. How to Digitize Large Insect Collections — Preliminary Results of the DIG Project
Karl-Heinz Lampe, Dirk Striebing

39. Monitoring Landcover Changes of the Niger Inland Delta Ecosystem (Mali) by Means of Envisat-Meris Data
Ralf Seiler, Elmar Csaplovics, Elisabeth Vollmer

40. Is Geodiversity Correlated to Biodiversity? A Case Study of the Relationship Between Spatial Heterogeneity of Soil Resources and Tree Diversity in a Western Kenyan Rainforest
Winfred Musila, Henning Todt, Dana Uster, Helmut Dalitz

41. Decline of Woody Species in the Sahel
Alexander Wezel

42. Diversity Over Time and Space in Enset Landraces (Ensete Ventricosum) in Ethiopia
Karin Zippel

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387243207

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