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Insect Conservation and Islands

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    Chapter 1 A special issue on insect conservation and islands
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    Chapter 2 Insect conservation on islands: setting the scene and defining the needs
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    Chapter 3 Butterflies of European islands: the implications of the geography and ecology of rarity and endemicity for conservation
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    Chapter 4 Island size is not the only consideration. Ranking priorities for the conservation of butterflies on Italian offshore islands
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    Chapter 5 A multidimensional characterization of rarity applied to the Aegean tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera Tenebrionidae)
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    Chapter 6 The occurrence and distribution of carabid beetles (Carabidae) on islands in the Baltic Sea: a review
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    Chapter 7 Conservation of Southern Ocean Islands: invertebrates as exemplars
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    Chapter 8 Preliminary conservation status and needs of an oceanic island fauna: the case of Seychelles insects
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    Chapter 9 Insect conservation in early succession on islands: lessons from Surtsey, Iceland, and the Krakatau Archipelago, Indonesia
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    Chapter 10 Issues and implications for research on disturbed oceanic islands illustrated through an ant survey of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
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    Chapter 11 Conservation status and needs of butterflies (Lepidoptera) on the Torres Strait Islands
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    Chapter 12 Climate variability, biological control and an insect pest outbreak on Australia’s Coral Sea islets: lessons for invertebrate conservation
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    Chapter 13 Grasshopper outbreak challenges conservation status of a small Hawaiian Island
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    Chapter 14 History of weta (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) translocation in New Zealand: lessons learned, islands as sanctuaries and the future
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    Chapter 15 Possible rescue from extinction: transfer of a rare New Zealand tusked weta to islands in the Mercury group
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    Chapter 16 Population studies and conservation of Jamaica’s endangered swallowtail butterfly Papilio (Pterourus) homerus
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    Chapter 17 Notes on the biology, captive management and conservation status of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect (Dryococelus australis) (Phasmatodea)
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    Chapter 18 Invasive species threats to native aquatic insect biodiversity and conservation measures in Hawai’i and French Polynesia
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    Chapter 19 Philosophical justifications for the extirpation of non-indigenous species: the case of the grasshopper Schistocerca nitens (Orthoptera) on the Island of Nihoa, Hawaii
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Chapter title
Notes on the biology, captive management and conservation status of the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect (Dryococelus australis) (Phasmatodea)
Chapter number 17
Book title
Insect Conservation and Islands
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-8782-0_17
Book ISBNs
978-1-4020-8781-3, 978-1-4020-8782-0

Patrick Honan, Honan, Patrick

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 3%
Unknown 28 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 6 21%
Researcher 5 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 17%
Other 3 10%
Student > Postgraduate 3 10%
Other 4 14%
Unknown 3 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 48%
Environmental Science 6 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 7%
Arts and Humanities 1 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 3%
Other 2 7%
Unknown 3 10%