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Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (Comstock Books)

by Ian J. Kitching

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects (entomology),
  • Reference works,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Lepidoptera,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Insects & Spiders,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Classification,
  • Sphingidae

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848335M
    ISBN 100801437342
    ISBN 109780801437342

    Hawkmoths of the world: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) 62, Type data: HOLOTYPE ♂ Gabon: Makokou (G. Bernardi) [MNHN]. More about Hawkmoths of the world: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae Andrew Isles Natural History Books 12 .

    Hawkmoths of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Ithaca, USA and London, UK: Cornell University Press. viii + p. REFERENCES. d’Abrera, B. Sphingidae mundi. Hawk moths of the world. Faringdon, UK: E.W. Classey. Becker, V.O. A new Nyceryx from Central Brazil. Revta.

    Theretra nessus, the yam hawk moth in Mudumalai National Park, Tamil Nadu, Hawkmoths of the World: an Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist. Cornell University Press. viii + pp., 8 plates. Savela, Markku. "Sphingidae Latreille, ".   Checklist numbers: Biology: Larvae are external leaf feeders, most species possess a caudal horn. Pupae are formed in leaf litter or underground. Adults are mostly crepuscular or diurnal (some nocturnal, matinal) and can be seen hovering, like hummingbirds, at tubular flowers.


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: Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (Comstock Books) (): Kitching, Ian J Cited by: Hawkmoths Of The World: An Annotated And Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) Malcolm J.

Scoble. The book is divided into three sections: an Introduction of thirty‐four pages, the Checklist itself, which runs to thirty‐seven pages, and, lastly, well over pages of ‘Notes’ cross‐referenced to the list.

Author: Malcolm J. Scoble. Hawkmoths of the world: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). by Kitching, Ian J. and Jean-Marie Cadiou. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A comprehensive checklist, with species descriptions by two international authorities on hawkmoths.

Covering more than 3, family- genus- and species-group taxa. Contains all nominal taxa as well as names of aberrations and forms. Overview of morphology and biology. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. Starts with an overview of hawkmoth morphology and biology, including discussion of the moths' immature stages, their roles as pollinators and as pests, and their imortance in conservation issues.

The authors then propose a new system for higher classifications of hawkmoths, one based on the results. Buy Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae): NHBS - Ian J Kitching and Jean-Marie Cadiou, Cornell University Press About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid Hawkmoths Of The World: An Annotated And Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae).

Hawkmoths are truly spectacular to observe. They are among some of the largest members of the order Lepidoptera. As caterpillars, they have sleek muscular bodies with sidestripes and a tail "horn"; some evoke alarm for their resemblance to poisonous snakes.

As adult moths, they use their long tongues to drink nectar from flowers while hovering. Buy Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (Comstock Books) by Kitching, Ian J, Cadiou, Jean-Marie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4.

The book starts with a checklist of hawkmoths with species names organized according to the Sphingidae phylogeny of Kitching and Cadiou Hawkmoths of the World: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist.

Cornell University Press, London, p. Hawkmoths of the world: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) / by Ian J. Kitching and Jean-Marie Cadiou. although many tropical faunas remain poorly known.

Despite the title, however, this is not a book on hawkmoths of the world, but as the subtitle indicates, a taxonomic checklist. Kitching (Natural. Get this from a library. Hawkmoths of the world: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera:Sphingidae).

[Ian J Kitching; Jean-Marie Cadiou] -- "Two international authorities on hawkmoths have prepared a comprehensive checklist with species descriptions. Covering more than 3, family- genus- and species-group taxa, it provides a.

Hawkmoths Of The World: An Annotated And Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) Article in Systematic Entomology 26(1) - Author: Malcolm Scoble. Hawk moths, family Sphingidae (also called sphinx moths, bee moths and hummingbird moths), total 1, species worldwide.

Tropical regions of the New World, Africa and Asia have the most biodiversity. There are three subfamilies: Smerinthinae, Sphinginae, and Macroglossinae (sometimes only two subfamilies are used). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (Comstock Books) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

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Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist. by Ian J. Kitching, Jean-Marie Cadiou. Amazon Price: $ Hardcover - pages (Ap ) Cornell Univ Pr; ISBN: ; Dimensions (in inches): x x Order. An annotated checklist of the hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Hawkmoths of the world; an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), x + pp., 8 pls. Ithaca. Also, a recent revisionary checklist of the 1, world species (Kitching & Cadiou ) and detailed identifi cation books for all continents are available, including for North America (Hodges ).

The book published by James P. Tuttle focuses on the natural history of. Kitching IJ, Cadiou JM - Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) - Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London.

Mor M, Kitching IJ, Cocucci AA - Sphingidae: Esf ngidos de Argentina - LOLA, Buenos Aires. Oehlke B accessed online December - Sphingidae of the Americas. A hand-book to the order Lepidoptera: 7. Kitching & Cadiou, Hawkmoths of the World: An annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae).

viii + pp.For example, Sphingidae nomenclature follows Hawkmoths of the World: an annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Kitching & Cadiou, ); Saturniidae nomenclature follows a manuscript checklist developed by Ian Kitching, Geometridae nomenclature follows Scoble (); for the butterflies (excepting Nymphalidae) we have used the.This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may