Back to the Roots or Back to the Future?: Towards a New by L. Penev, T. Assmann

By L. Penev, T. Assmann

This publication, devoted to Professor Emeritus George Ball from the college of Alberta, Canada, offers a set of 30 papers held on the XIII ecu Carabidologists assembly in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria (August, 2007). The assembly used to be attended by means of ninety experts from 20 nations of Europe, Asia and the US. often, the complaints volumes of the eu Carabidologists assembly became very important milestones outlining the most recent traits and achievements in carabidology. the purpose of the organisers used to be to ask experts from assorted international locations and medical faculties to try so much whole illustration of either conventional and leading edge ways and techniques in learning floor beetles.

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S. Endangered Species Act and in the Annexes II and IV of the European Habitats Directive, NATURA 2000). Taxonomy and systematics are two of the most important bases for all these biological disciplines. Nevertheless, an increasing debate concerns the future of taxonomy, stimulated by modern, especially molecular, techniques on the one hand and a changing interest of the scientific community on the other hand. Therefore the time seems to be ripe both for a compilation of the present-day status and a perspective for the future orientation of carabid taxonomy.

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ToErwin T. Assmann (Eds) a2008 Back to the Roots and Back to the Future. Towards a New Synthesis amongst Taxonomic, Ecological and Biogeographical Approaches in Carabidology Proceedings of the XIII European Carabidologists Meeting, Blagoevgrad, August 20-24, 2007, pp. 41-76. © Pensoft Publishers Sofia–Moscow From Latreille to DNA systematics – towards a modern synthesis for carabidology Thorsten Assmann1, Joern Buse1, Claudia Drees1, Jan Habel2, Werner Härdtle1, Andrea Matern1, Goddert von Oheimb1, Andreas Schuldt1 & David W.

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