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New, T. R.

Insect Conservation and Islands

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Table of contents

1. A special issue on insect conservation and islands
T. R. New

2. Insect conservation on islands: setting the scene and defining the needs
T. R. New

3. Butterflies of European islands: the implications of the geography and ecology of rarity and endemicity for conservation
Roger L. H. Dennis, Leonardo Dapporto, Tim G. Shreeve, Eddie John, John G. Coutsis, Otakar Kudrna, Kimmo Saarinen, Nils Ryrholm, W. R. (Bob) Williams

4. Island size is not the only consideration. Ranking priorities for the conservation of butterflies on Italian offshore islands
Leonardo Dapporto, Roger L. H. Dennis

5. A multidimensional characterization of rarity applied to the Aegean tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera Tenebrionidae)
Simone Fattorini

6. The occurrence and distribution of carabid beetles (Carabidae) on islands in the Baltic Sea: a review
D. Johan Kotze

7. Conservation of Southern Ocean Islands: invertebrates as exemplars
Steven L. Chown, Jennifer E. Lee, Justine D. Shaw

8. Preliminary conservation status and needs of an oceanic island fauna: the case of Seychelles insects
Justin Gerlach

9. Insect conservation in early succession on islands: lessons from Surtsey, Iceland, and the Krakatau Archipelago, Indonesia
T. R. New

10. Issues and implications for research on disturbed oceanic islands illustrated through an ant survey of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
P. J. Neville, D. J. O’Dowd, A. L. Yen

11. Conservation status and needs of butterflies (Lepidoptera) on the Torres Strait Islands
D. P. A. Sands, T. R. New

12. Climate variability, biological control and an insect pest outbreak on Australia’s Coral Sea islets: lessons for invertebrate conservation
Penelope Greenslade

13. Grasshopper outbreak challenges conservation status of a small Hawaiian Island
Alexandre V. Latchininsky

14. History of weta (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) translocation in New Zealand: lessons learned, islands as sanctuaries and the future
Corinne Watts, Ian Stringer, Greg Sherley, George Gibbs, Chris Green

15. Possible rescue from extinction: transfer of a rare New Zealand tusked weta to islands in the Mercury group
Ian A. N. Stringer, Rob Chappell

16. Population studies and conservation of Jamaica’s endangered swallowtail butterfly Papilio (Pterourus) homerus
Eric Garraway, A. J. A. Bailey, B. E. Freeman, J. R. Parnell, T. C. Emmel

17. Notes on the biology, captive management and conservation status of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect (Dryococelus australis) (Phasmatodea)
Patrick Honan

18. Invasive species threats to native aquatic insect biodiversity and conservation measures in Hawai’i and French Polynesia
Ronald A. Englund

19. Philosophical justifications for the extirpation of non-indigenous species: the case of the grasshopper Schistocerca nitens (Orthoptera) on the Island of Nihoa, Hawaii
Jeffrey A. Lockwood, Alexandre V. Latchininsky

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402087820

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