Title:

Aktionsraum und Anpassung des Namibwüstenkäfers Onymacris r. rugatipennis an das Trockenflussbett des Kuiseb in Südwestafrika

Author(s):
Publication Year:
1977
Abstract:

The flightless and day-time Onymacris r. rugatipennis (Tenebrionidae, Adesmiini, inhabiting the lower courses of the Kuiseb and Swakop river beds, in the Central Namib, - according to markings carried out in Gobabeb - does not migrate on a larger scale. (This does not apply to the related O. plana, inhabiting the margins of the dunes of the Kuiseb area.) Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, desert adaptation, desert fauna, arid environment, arid ecosystem, biogeography, desert ecology, habitat preference.

Publication Title:

Zoologisches Jahrbuch, Abteilung für Systematik

Volume:
104
Pages:
560-576
Item Type:
Journal Article
Language:
de

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