Amber Insect of China


Price: $66.00


Author: Hong Youchong
Language: Chinese
2002; Hardcover;190x270mm;653 pages + 48 plates

This monograph consists mainly of two parts. The first part givesa geological background for the formation of Fushun Coal Mine and its amber insects, including such aspects as stratigraphical subdivision, basin-structure, Paleogeography and paleoclimatology. The second part discusses the taxonomy of amber insects, including 8 orders: Ephemeroptera, Blattaria, Homoptera (Aphidoidea), Heteroptera, Psocoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera and Hymenoptera, covering 10 suborders, 30 subfamilies, 8 tribini, 185 genera, and 172 species are new. These new taxa from the Fushun amber, collected from the Xilutian Opencut Mine, are here reported for the first, time.

Table of Contents

1. Ephemeroptera Hyatt et Arms, 1890 (Handlish, 1908; Plectoptera
Packard, 1886; Ephemerida Leach, 1817)
2. Blattaria Burmeister, 1829 ( Blattodea Brunner, 1882)
3. Homoptera Leach, 1815
4. Heteroptera Linne, 1758 ( Latreille, 1810)
5. Psocoptera Leach , 1815 (Shiplay, 1904; Corrodentia, Copeognatha)
6. Coleoptera Linne, 1758
7. Diptera Linne, 1758
8. Hymenoptera Linne, 1758 (Laicharting, 1781)


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