Mushi-sha's Handbook Series of Insects


Handbook Series of Insects 9
Geotrupes and related species of Japan
Keiichi Tsukamoto, Masashi Inagaki, Masakazu Kawahara & Masato Mori, 2017.
304 x 220 mm, 116pp.,
JPY6,400-



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Handbook Series of Insects 8
Winter noctuid moths of Japan
Hideki Kobayasi, Keiichiro Shikata, Keitaro EDA, 2016.
304 x 220 mm, 112pp.
JPY6,400-

The Japanese beautiful and excellent Winter noctuid moths (Noctuidae) was
shown by 47 colour plates (103 species, 807 specimens) with magnified photos
of all included taxa and showing the variation of each taxon in natural
size.
Identifying of the relative species (e.g. Xylena spp., Conistra spp.,
Orthosia spp. ) are figured black and white plates. Also rarity and fair
value shown by seven-star rating.
Text:Japanese.



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Handbook Series of Insects 7
Luehdorfia japonica of Hida region
Toshitsugu Ichihara, 2015.
304 x 220 mm 112pp.
JPY6,400-

This publication covers particular Hida region(approx. 100km x 80km area,
central Honshu, Japan) with purpose to provide distributional and
morphological information on Luehdorfia japonica Leech (Papilionidae) by 40
color pls with 600 specimens, 6 color pls with habitat.
Text:Japanese.



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Handbook Series of Insects 6
Rhinoceros Beetles of the World (1) New World
Teruhiko Shimizu, 2015.
304 x 220 mm, 124pp. (64 color pls., with 279 species), 970g
JPY7,800-

Cyclocephalini(39spp.),Agaocephalini(22spp.), Pentodontini(55spp.), Oryctini(75spp.), Dynastini(50spp.), Phileurini(38spp.) are figured.
Text in Japanese with latain name; distribution, body length, label data of figures in English.
This book covered North and South Americans Rhinoceros Beetles. The subsequent volumes (2)Old World in this series is in progress.



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Handbook Series of Insects 5
Selected arctiid moths of the World
Yasunori Kishida, 2015.
304 x 220 mm, 111pp.
JPY6,400-

The world beautiful and excellent arctiid moths (Arctiinae) was shown by 47 color pls with 265 species,
1092 specimens (include 7 species holotypes, 49 paratypes, 3 new subspecies description).
Also rarity and fair value shown by seven-star rating.
Text:Japanese.



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Handbook Series of Insects 4
Neolucanus of JAPAN
Ryosuke Sadaki, Tatsuhiko Hayashi,
Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, 2014.
304 x 220 mm, 136pp., 48 color pls.,
Shown in the figures by locality, text:Japanese.
JPY7,800-

   

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Handbook Series of Insects 3
Phelotrupes auratus of JAPAN
Keiichi Tsukamoto, Masashi Inagaki,
Masakazu Kawahara, Masato Mori,2014.
304 x 220 mm, 111pp., 48 color pls.,
Shown in the figures by locality, text:Japanese.
JPY6,400-

   

  

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Handbook Series of Insects 2
Donaciinae of JAPAN
Masakazu Hayashi, 2012.
304 x 220 mm, 96pp.,23 species with 48 color pls.,
distribution map, text:Japanese.
JPY6,400-





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Handbook Series of Insects 1
Catocala of the World
Katsumi Ishizuka, 2011.
304 x 220 mm, 108pp.
JPY6,400-

The world underwing moths (genus Catocala) was shown by 47 color pls with 240 species, distribution map.
Text:Japanese.



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series


New
Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
8. The Tenebrionid beetles of Japan
Author : Katsumi Akita and Kimio Masumoto
Publication: November 2016.
A4 format (304 x 220 mm), 304pp. (128 color plates), 2030g, hard cover, outer box
Price : JPY18,000-(+postage)







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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
7. The Buprestid Beetles of Japan
Author : Sadahiro Ohmomo and Hirokazu Fukutomi
Publication: September 2013.
A4 format (304 x 220 mm), 208pp (94 color plates), hard cover, outer box
Price : JPY18,000-(+postage)
1730g






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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
6. The Lucanid Beetles of the World
Author : Hiroshi Fujita, Supervisor : Tetsuo Mizunuma, Shinji Nagai & Katsuhiko Suzumura,
Publication Dec 2010. A4 format (304 x 220 mm), hard cover, outer box
2 volumes per set;  text vol. is 488pp. in Japanese, plate vol. is 248 color plate, 4030g
Price : JPY46,000-(+postage)

 

・This book is the same series of the last one in 1994, but completely updated new book. 1414 species in 105 genera are illustrated in color which is double volume as previous one.
・Large to middle size species are illustrated in real size. Small species are illustrated in close up.
・376 holotypes (239 species & 137 subspecies) and many paratype are illustrated in color.

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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
5.Koiwaya. S., The Zephyrus Hairstreaks of the World
A4 size (304 x 220 mm), text:302pp. + color plates:256pp., hard cover with box
text: Japanese
Price : JPY46,000- ( + postage)



 

 

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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
4.Akiyama K. and Omomo S., The Buprestid Beetles of the World
A4 size, 330pp (120 color plates), hard cover with box
Price :
out of print
1885 sp. (10% of the world Buprestidae) are shown. Not only the author's
collection but many type materials are in picture.



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
3.Sakai K. and Nagai S., The Cetoniine Beetles of the World
A4 size, 422pp (144 color plates), hard cover with box
Weight : 2,520g with outside box
Price :
out of print
1704 sp. (53% of the world Cetoninae) are shown. Not only the author's
collection but many type materials are in picture.



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
2.Imura Y. and Mizusawa K., The Carabus of the World
A4 size, 262pp (84 color plates), hard cover with box
Weight : 1,940g with outside box
Price : out of printt
690 sp. (97% of world Carabus) are shown in color.



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series
1. Mizunuma T. and Nagai S., The Lucanid Beetles of the World
A4 size, 340pp (155 color plates), hard cover with box
Price :
out of print (we have stock second-hand books)

800 sp. out of 1200 Lucanid in the world are shown by full color
beautiful plates. About 5000 specimens are arranged with many color
or size variations.



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Gekkan Mushi Books

1. Kojima K., Breeding technic of Lucanid Beetles
A5 size, 266pp (8 color plates), in Japanese
Price : JPY2,800- (+ postage)  out of print
text: Japanese




2. Takakuwa M., Rosalia of the World
A5 size, 234pp (32 color plates), in Japanese
Price : JPY2,800- (+ postage)
text: Japanese

  


3. Arita Y. and Ikeda M.,Sesiidae world
A5 size, 208pp (64 color plates), in Japanese
Price : JPY2,800- (+ postage)
text: Japanese




4. Suzuki T., Lucanid beetles in the rain forest out of print
A5 size, 330pp (48 color plates), in Japanese
Price : JPY2,800- (+ postage)
text: Japanese




5. Morita S., All about breeding of Dorcus
A5 size, 252pp (48 color plates), in Japanese
Price : JPY2,800- (+ postage)
text: Japanese