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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Beetles in conservation /
Author New, T. R.
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 455415614
ISBN 9781444332599 (alk. paper); 1444332597 (alk. paper)
Subjects Beetles--Conservation. ; Beetles--Ecology. ; Beetles. ; Conservation of Natural Resources. ; Abeilles--Conservation des ressources. ; Abeilles--âEcologie.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QL573.N49 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/14/2011
Collation ix, 237 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction. Beetles and conservation ; Beetle extinctions and extirpations ; Beetle diversity ; Beetle recognition and identification ; Sampling and surveying beetles for conservation ; Studying rare species ; Evaluating conservation status and significance -- Practical conservation : basic approaches and considerations. Species importance ; Planning for species conservation ; Population structure and beetle dispersal ; Beetle assemblages for conservation -- Threats to beetles : the role of habitat. Habitats ; Habitats and resources in the landscape ; Habitat gradients for beetles ; Remnant habitat values : brownfield sites ; Islands and island habitats -- Collecting and over-collecting. Commercial collecting ; Bycatch and collector responsibility -- Alien species. Effects and interactions with native beetles and other organisms ; Alien beetles as vectors -- Pollution and climate change. Pollution ; Climate change -- Components of beetle species conservation : ex situ conservation. Ex situ conservation ; New populations ; Salvage or rescue operations ; Releases -- Threats or management : the conservation manager's dilemma. Fire ; Manipulating beetle populations ; Habitat restoration -- Conservation lessons from beetles. Water beetles ; Ground beetles and tiger beetles ; Dung beetles ; Stag beetles ; Jewel beetles ; Ladybirds ; Longhorn beetles -- Concluding thoughts.