Insects and Other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Insects and Other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

By: Ian C. Beavis (author)Hardback

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This is a comprehensive survey of insects and terrestrial invertebrates (worms, scorpions, spiders, etc) in Antiquity.

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Ian C. Beavis is the Curator at Tunbridge Wells Museum.

Contents

Contents Preface ix Note on Abbreviations and Short Titles xi Introduction xiii I WORMS, LEECHES, CENTIPEDES, WOODLICE, etc ANNELIDA: LUMBRICIDAE (EARTHWORMS) 1. Ges enteron/Lumbricus 1 ANNELIDA: HIRUDINEA (LEECHES) 2. Bdella/Hirudo 4 ARTHROPODA: CHILOPODA (CENTIPEDES) 3. Skolopendra/Centipes 10 ARTHROPODA: DIPLOPODA ANDISOPODA (MILLIPEDES AND WOODLICE) 4. Ioulos, Oniskos/Multipeda 13 II SCORPIONS, SPIDERS, MITES AND TICKS ARACHNIDA: SCORPIONES (SCORPIONS) 5. Skorpios/Scorpio 21 ARACHNIDA: PSDEUDOSCORPIONES (FALSE SCORPIONS) 6. Skorpiodes 34 ARACHNIDA: ARANEAE (SPIDERS) 7. Arachne/Araneus and Phalangion 34 7a. Arachne/Araneus (sensu stricto) 35 7b. Phalangion 44 ARACHNIDA: ACARI (MITES AND TICKS) 8. Kroton/Ricinus 56 9.Akari 60 III GRASSHOPPERS, COCKROACHES, MANTIDS, MAYFLIES, etc. INSECTA: COLLEMBOLA (SPRINGTAILS) 10. Petaurista 61 INSECTA: ORTHOPTERA (GRASHOPPERS, LOCUSTS, CRICKETS) 11. Akris/Locusta 62 vi 12. Troxallis/Gryllus 78 INSECTA DICTYOPTERA (COCKROACHES AND MANTIDS) 13. Silphe/Blatta 80 14. Mantis 58 INSECTA: EPHEMEROPTERA (MAYFLIES) 15. Ephemeron.Hemerobion 88 IV CICADA, BUGS AND LICE INSECTA: HEMIPTERA 16. Tettix/Cicada 91 17.Koris/Cimex 104 18. Tiphe/Tippula 106 19. Kokkus/Coccus 108 20. Lakkos 111 21. Margarites chersaios 111 INSECTA: ANOPLURA AND MALLOPHAGA (LICE) 22. Phtheir/Pediculus 112 V BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS AND WOOD-BORING LARVAE INSECTA: LEPIDOPTERA (BUTTERFLEIS AND MOTHS) 23. Psyche/Papilio 121 24. Phallaina 129 25. Ips/Convolvolus 132 26. Ses/Tinea 136 27.Bombyx 140 28. Pityokampe 148 29. Xylophoron 148 INSETA: LEPIDOPTERA AND COLEOPTERA 30. Kerastes/Cossus and Karabos/Lucavus 149 VI BEETLES INSECTA: COLEOPTERA (BEETLES) 31. Kantharos/Scarabaeus 157 32. Melolonthe 164 33. Kantharis 168 34. Bouprestis 173 35. Lampyris/Cicindela 175 36. Kis/Curculio 177 37. Thrips/Tinea 181 38. Sphondyle and Staphylinos 184 39. Kleros or Skeleros 186 VII BEES, WASPS AND ANTS INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA (BEES, WASPS AND ANTS) 40. Sphex and Athrene/Vespa and Crabro 187 41. Tenthredon, Anthredon, Pemphredon, Bembix 195 42. Bombylios and Bomykion 197 43. Seiren 198 44. Myrmex/Formica 198 45. Myrmex chrysorychos/Formica Indica 209 46. Psen/Culex ficarius 212 47. Gall wasps 216 VIII FLIES AND FLEAS INSETA: DIPTERA (FLEIS) 48. Myia/Musca 219 49. Myops, Oistros/ Asilus, Tabanus 225 50. Konops, Empis/Culex 229 51. Oinokonops/Bibio 236 52. Kynomyia 238 INSECTA: DIPTERA OR ODONATA (DRAGONFLIES) 53. Hippouros 239 54. Mulio 239 INSECTA: SIPHONAPTERA (FLEAS) 55. Pylla/Pulex 240 IX UNIDENTIFUABLE AND FABULOUS INSECTS AND INVERTEBRATES 56. Orsodakne 243 57. Prasokouris 243 58. Knips and Sknips 245 59. Skolex tes chionos 247 60. Pyrigonos 247 61. Myrmekoleon/Formicoleon 249 62. Serphos 251 63. Psylla/Pulex 253 64. Phtheir 253 65. Vermis caeruleus 254 66. Skolex leukos 254 67. Galba 254 68. Rauca 254 69. Biurus 255 70. Phryganion 255 71. Names listed by Greek lexicographers 255 72. Names lsited by Polemius Silvius 258 Index 259

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780859892841
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780859892841
  • weight: 580
  • ISBN10: 0859892840

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