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    The Flat-Footed Flies (Diptera: Opetiidae and Platypezidae) of Europe (Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica,) (Hardback) By (author) Peter J. Chandler

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    DescriptionThe Flat-footed Flies (Diptera: Opetiidae and Platypezidae) of Europe presents a detailed account of the taxonomy, biology and distribution of the 44 European species of Opetiidae and Platypezidae. Two of these are here described as new to science. Known larvae develop in the larger fungi; adults are honey-dew feeders on broad leaves. Both families are characterised and proposals on their relationships and phylogeny are discussed. All European species are keyed and described in detail. Adult and larval biology are reviewed. The provincial distribution of 35 species occurring in Fennoscandia and Denmark is listed in a detailed catalogue. The work presents identification keys to genera and species and for each species descriptions and accounts of its nomenclature, biology and distribution. Known early stages are keyed to genera and described under each species.


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    Title
    The Flat-Footed Flies (Diptera: Opetiidae and Platypezidae) of Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter J. Chandler
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 278
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 768 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789004120235
    ISBN 10: 9004120238
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.3
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: PSVT7
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 04
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000, SCI025000
    DC21: 595.774
    B&T Approval Code: A63655036
    DC22: 595.774, 595.77/4
    LC classification: QL537.P63 C53 2001
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    427 line drawings, 6 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Brill
    Imprint name
    Brill
    Publication date
    19 January 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Leiden