Table of contents for African biodiversity : molecules, organisms, ecosystems / [edited by] Bernhard A. Huber, Bradley J. Sinclair, Karl-Heinz Lampe.

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Complementarity of species distributions as a tool for prioritising
conservation actions in Africa: Testing the efficiency of using
coarse-scale distribution data (J. Fjeldsa, H. Tushabe)      1
Scorpion diversity and distribution in southern Africa: Pattern and
process (L. Prendini)                                       25
Madagascar as a model region for the study of tempo and pattern in
adaptive radiations (M  Vences)                             69
Commemorating Martin Eisentraut (1902-1994) - important explorer
of tropical African vertebrates (W. Bihme)                  85
Earwigs (Dermaptera: Insects) of Kenya - checklist and species new
to Kenya (F. Haas, J. Holstein, A. Zahm, C. L. Hduser, W.
Kinuthia)                                                   99
Morphometric differentiation in the East African grasshopper genus
Afrophlaeoba Jago, 1983 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) (A. Hochkirch) 109
Katydids and crickets (Orthoptera: Ensifera) of the Kakamega Forest
Reserve, western Kenya (J. Holstein, F. Haas, A. Zahm, C. L.
Hduser, W. Kinuthia)                                      119
Ecology and diversity of canopy associated Ceratocanthidae (Insecta:
Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) in an Afrotropical rainforest (A.
Ballerio, T. Wagner)                                      125
Human influence on the dung fauna in Afrotropical grasslands
(Insecta: Coleoptera) (F.-T. Krell, V S. Mahiva, C. Kouakou, P.
N'goran, S. Krell- Westerwalbesloh, D. H. Newman, I. Weif3, M.
Doumbia)                                                   133
Genuine Africans or Tertiary immigrants? - the genus Hydropsyche in
the Afrotropical Region (Insecta, Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae)
(W. Mey)                                                  141
Fruit-feeding butterfly communities of forest 'islands' in Ghana:
survey completeness and correlates of spatial diversity (J. L.
Bossart, E. Opuni-Frimpong, S. Kuudaar, E. Nkrumah)       151
Biogeography, diversity and ecology of sawflies in the Afromontane
Region (Insecta: Symphyta) (F. Koch)                      159
Diversity, distribution patterns and endemism of southern African
bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) (M Kuhlmann)                   167
Does grazing influence bee diversity? (C. Mayer)              173
The pholcid spiders of Africa (Araneae: Pholcidae): State of
knowledge and directions for future research (B. A. Huber)  181
West African fish diversity - distribution patterns and possible
conclusions for conservation strategies (T. Moritz, K. E.
Linsenmair)                                                187
Distribution and population density of the black-eared Malagasy
poison  frog, Mantella  milotympanum   Staniszewski, 1996
(Amphibia: Mantellidae) (D. R. Vieites, F. E. C. Rabemananjara,
P. Bora, B. Razafimahatratra, 0. R. Ravoahangimalala, M
Vences)                                                   197
Amphibian and reptile diversity in the Southern Udzungwa Scarp
Forest Reserve, south-eastern Tanzania (M Menegon, S. Salvidio) 205
Interpreting morphological and molecular data on Indian Ocean giant
tortoises (J. Gerlach)                                  213
Molecular systematics of African Colubroidea (Squamata: Serpentes)
(Z T. Nagy, N. Vidal, M  Vences, W. R. Branch, O.S.G. Pauwels,
M  Wink, U. Joger)                                      221
Phylogeny  and   biogeography  of  Malagasy   dwarf  geckos,
Lygodactylus Gray, 1864: Preliminary data from mitochondrial
DNA   sequences (Squamata: Gekkonidae) (M    Puente, M
Thomas, M. Vences)                                      229
Variability in a common species: The Lygodactylus capensis complex
from southern and eastern Africa (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) (B. Roll) 237
Migration within and out of Africa: Identifying knowledge gaps by
data-mining the Global Register of Migratory Species (K. Riede) 245
Avifaunal responses to landscape-scale habitat fragmentation in the /
littoral forests of south-eastern Madagascar (J.E.M Watson)  253
Use of satellite telemetry and remote sensing data to identify
important habitats of migratory birds (Ciconia ciconia (Linnaeus
1758)) (B. Gerkmann, K. Riede)                          261
Conservation priorities and geographical variation in flycatchers
(Aves: Platysteiridae) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (M
Louette)                                                 271
Rare weavers (Aves: Ploceidae): Are some Ploceus species hybrids?
(A.J.F.K. Craig)                                        279
Historical determinants of mammal diversity in Africa: Evolution of
mammalian body mass distribution in Africa and South America
during Neogene and Quarternary times (M Nieto, J Hortal, C.
Martinez-Maza, J. Morales, E. Ortiz-Jaureguizar, P. Pelaez-
Campomanes, M Pickford, J. L. Prado, J. Rodriguez, B. Senut,
D. Soria, S. Varela)                                     287
Diversity and abundance of diurnal primates and forest antelopes in
relation to habitat quality: A case study from the Udzungwa
Mountains of Tanzania (F. Rovero, A. R. Marshall)       297
Small mammal diversity and reproduction along a transect in Namibia
(BIOTA S 07) (P. Giere, U. Zeller)                      305
Possible karyological affinities of small mammals from north of the
Ethiopian Plateau (N. Sh. Bulatova, L. A. Lavrenchenko)  315
Geographic variation in the West African scaly-tailed squirrel
Anomalurus pelii (Schlegel and Miller, 1845) and description of
a new subspecies (Rodentia: Anomaluridae) (A. C. Schunke, R.
Hutterer)                                               321
Middle ear ossicles as a diagnostic trait in African mole-rats
(Rodentia: Bathyergidae) (S. Lange, H. Burda, N. C. Bennett, P.
Nimec)                                                  329
Community analysis of Muridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) diversity in
Guinea: A special emphasis on Mastomys species and Lassa fever
distributions (C. Denys, E. Lecompte, E. Calvet, M D. Camara,
A. Dord, K. Koulemou, F. Kourouma, B. Soropogui, O. Sylla, B.
K. Allali, S. Kouassi-Kan, C. Akoua-Koffi, J. ter Meulen, L.
Koivogui)                                                339
Effects of different land use on the parasite burden and MHC
constitution  of two  rodent species (Gerbillurus paeba,
Rhabdomys pumilio) in the Southern Kalahari desert (R. Harf G.
Froeschke, S. Sommer)                                   351
An assessment of the systematics of the genus Desmomys Thomas,
1910 (Rodentia: Muridae) using mitochondrial DNA sequences
(L. A. Lavrenchenko, E. Verheyen)                       363
Integrative taxonomy and phylogenetic systematics of the genets
(Carnivora, Viverridae, Genetta): A new classification of the
most speciose carnivoran genus in Africa (P. Gaubert, P. J
Taylor, G. Veron)                                       371
How to digitize large insect collections - Preliminary results of the
DIG project (K.-H. Lampe, D. Striebing)                 385
Monitoring landcover changes of the Niger inland delta ecosystem
(Mali) by means of ENVISAT-MERIS data (R. Seiler, E.
Csaplovics, E. Vollmer)                                    395
Is geodiversity correlated to biodiversity? A case study of the relation-
ship between spatial heterogeneity of soil resources and tree
diversity in a western Kenyan rainforest (W. Musila, H. Todt, D.
Uster, H. Dalitz)                                         405
Decline of woody species in the Sahel (A. Wezel)               415
Diversity over time and space in enset landraces (Ensete ventricosum)
in Ethiopia (K. Zippel)                                    423

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