The Prionids of the World

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The first volume of the Prionids Collection series contains a selection of the most attractive beetles of the subfamily Prioninae from the whole world.

ISBN: 978-80-904211-0-3
Author: Ivo Jeniš
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Description

The book is conceived as an illustrated catalog, and thus the photographic section makes up the largest part, which illustrates 100 specimens with the help of very high-quality and detailed photographs. Each specimen is supplemented with information on the taxonomic classification and the actual size, sex and origin of the concrete specimen.

The second important part of the book is a clearly arranged, hierarchic list of the specimens. This list illustrates graphically the taxonomic classification of the different specimens, and it is possible from it to deduce quickly and easily the biological classification in family, subfamily, supertribe, tribe, genus and species. Data on the size of the specimen and where it was found is supplemented by information on the range of the given specimen’s distribution.
The classification of the species in a supertribe is differentiated according to color for greater clearness, both in the list and in the main part of the catalog.

In the introduction to the book, the author acquaints the reader with the subfamily Prioninae and what still belongs to and no longer belongs to the group of Prionids, and he offers a short preview of new classification methods based on DNA.

Book details

ISBN 978-80-904211-0-3
Pages 128
Format 160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9 in)
Edition 1st
Language English
Publisher Kulturní dědictví, z.s.
Published on November 2008
Cover type hardcover
Weight 500 g
Dimensions 13 × 165 × 236 mm

3 reviews for The Prionids of the World

  1. Libor Cabák

    Just a wonderful book.
    This is one of the most exciting entomologic book I have read. Illustrations are of highest quality. I’m highly recommending this book for every collector of beetles.

  2. Alberto Ballerio

    Congratulations
    I have just bought your book. It is really nice. Go on this way! I look forward to see the next.

  3. Cezary Rojewski

    I have received my books recently and I am very pleased with highest quality of plates!
    Many thanks!

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