Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/41718
Type of publication: book
Type of publication (PDB): Kitas informacinis leidinys / Other reference work (K3f)
Field of Science: Edukologija / Education (S007)
Author(s): Tamutis, Vytautas;Tamutė, Brigita;Ferenca, Romas
Title: A catalogue of Lithuanian beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera)
Extent: 494 p
Publishing data: Sofia : Pensoft publishers
Date: 2011
Note: Knyga išleista kaip šio žurnalo priedas : ZooKeys (ISSN 1313-2989). 2011, Vol. 121, special issue : a catalogue of Lithuanian beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera), p. 1-494. Impact Factor: 0.514. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.121.732
Keywords: Vabalai;Katalogas;Lietuva;Fauna;Lietuva;Coleoptera;Catalogue;Lithuania
ISBN: 9789546426000
Abstract: This paper presents the first complete and updated list of all 3597 species of beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) belonging to 92 families found and published in Lithuania until 2011, with comments also provided on the main systematic and nomenclatural changes since the last monograic treatment (Pileckis and Monseviaus 1995, 1997). The introductory section provides a general overview of the main features of territory of the Lithuania, the origins and formation of the beetle fauna and their conservation, the faunistic investigations in Lithuania to date revealing the most important stages of the faunistic research Process with reference to the most prominent scientists, an overview of their work, and their contribution to Lithuanian coleopteran faunal research. Species recorded in Lithuania by some authors without reliable evidence and requiring further confirmation with new data are presented in a separate list, consisting of 183 species. For the first time, analysis of errors in works of Lithuanian authors concerning data on coleopteran fauna has been conducted and these errors have been corrected. All available published and Internet sources on beetles found in Lithuania have been considered in the current study. Over 630 literature sources on species composition of beetles, their distribution in Lithuania and neighbouring countries, and taxonomic revisions and changes are reviewed and cited. An alphabetical list of these literature sources is presented. After revision of public beetle collections in Lithuania, the authors propose to remove 43 species from the beetle species list of the country on the grounds, that they have been wrongly identified or published by mistake. For reasons of clarity, 19 previously noted but later excluded species are included in the current checklist with comments. Based on faunal data from neighbouring countries, species expected to occur in Lithuania are also mentioned. [...]
Internet: http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/issue/121/
Affiliation(s): Kauno Tado Ivanausko zoologijos muziejus
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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