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Membrácidos de Costa Rica, INBio

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Todo lo que se conoce sobre los membrácidos neotropicales en una guía ilustrada. Morfología, comportamiento, distribución, plantas hospederas, parásitos y comunicación en esta excelente obra.

An illustrated review of what is known about the Neotropical species of insects in the treehopper family, Membracidae. It includes information on their morphology, behavior, geographic distributions, host plants, parasites, and vibrational communication.

 

Descripción

Membrácidos de Costa Rica , un libro sobre estos insectos conocidos popularmente como “diablitos”, incluye 400 fotos a todo color y explicaciones sobre 81 géneros. Los “espinitas”, “toritos” o “diablitos” se encuentran en toda Latinoamérica sobre las hojas de ciertas plantas.  Esta es la primera guía de campo sobre los membrácidos que se publica en el mundo. No es casualidad que sea de la América tropical, pues este grupo de insectos tiene su mayor diversidad en esta región.

Los autores del libro son Carolina Godoy, entomóloga tica; Ximena Miranda, bióloga costarricense, y el biólogo japonés Kenji Nishida, autor de las fotografías.

352 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, index, bibliography. In English and Spanish. The first part of this field guide consists of an extensive introduction to the family Membracidae including morphology, behavior, mutualistic relationships with other organisms, and host plants. Also included are illustrated keys to the genera utilizing the form of the pronotum and illustrated taxonomic keys to the subfamilies and tribes. In the second part, 81 genera that occur in tropical America are described and illustrated with color photographs and distribution maps.

The first part of this field guide consists of an extensive introduction to the family Membracidae including morphology, behavior, mutualistic relationships with other organisms, and host plants. Also included are illustrated keys to the genera utilizing the form of the pronotum and illustrated taxonomic keys to the subfamilies and tribes. In the second part, 81 genera that occur in tropical America are described and illustrated with color photographs and distribution maps. An illustrated review of what is known about the Neotropical species of insects in the treehopper family, Membracidae. It includes information on their morphology, behavior, geographic distributions, host plants, parasites, and vibrational communication.

 

Paperback: 352 pages

Publisher: INBio (2006)

Language: English, Spanish

ISBN-10: 9968927104 ISBN-13: 978-9968927109

Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

 

 

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