Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series





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New
Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 10
The Longhorn beetles of Japan (I)
Authors: Hiroshi Fujita, Hiroto Hirayama and Katsumi Akita
Publication date: December 2018.
A4 format (304 x 220 mm), 324pp. (including 126 color plates), hard cover, outer box
Price : JPY18,000- (+ postage)

This is the first Japanese book introducing Japanese varieties of longhorn beetles, and their various individual
and regional mutations.
This series are scheduled to be completed in three volumes.
This book (1st volume) contains 229 species in 126 color plates.
It cover all members of family Disteniidae and a part of family Cerambycidae, including Parandrinae, Prioninae,
Spondylidinae,
Lepturinae, Necydalinae, and a part of Cerambycinae.

On pages 20 to 27, descriptions of new species, new subspecies and new taxonomical treatment are presented.
One new species and 20 new subspecies from Japan and one new subspecies from Korea are described.
And many reclassifications are suggested.

The commentary in the text gives the Japanese name (common name in Japan), scientific name, body length,
emergence period of adults,host plants, distribution, and degree of rarity in the field for each species.
Stars are used to indicate the degree of rarity in the field;
š is used for the most common and ššššš for very rare. Text are in Japanese only.







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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 9
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 of Insects 8
Migrated butterflies of Japan
Author : Haruyoshi Sugawara & Naoshi Takahashi
Publication: 2014
A4 format (304 x 220 mm), 208pp. (110 color plates), 1752g, hard cover, outer box
Price : JPY18,000-(+postage)





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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 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 of Insects 6 out of print
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)


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EThis 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.
ELarge to middle size species are illustrated in real size. Small species are illustrated in close up.
E376 holotypes (239 species & 137 subspecies) and many paratype are illustrated in color.

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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 5 out of print
The Zephyrus Hairstreaks of the World
Koiwaya. S., 2007.
A4 size (304 x 220 mm), text:302pp. + color plates:256pp., hard cover with box, 4100g
text: Japanese
Price : JPY46,000- ( + postage)



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 4
The Buprestid Beetles of the World
Akiyama K. and Omomo S., 2000.
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 of Insects 3
The Cetoniine Beetles of the World
Sakai K. and Nagai S., 1998.
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 of Insects 2
The Carabus of the World
Imura Y. and Mizusawa K., 1996.
A4 size, 262pp (84 color plates), hard cover with box
Weight : 1,940g with outside box
Price : out of print
690 sp. (97% of world Carabus) are shown in color.



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Mushi-sha's Iconographic Series of Insects 1
The Lucanid Beetles of the World
Mizunuma T. and Nagai S., 1997.
A4 size, 340pp (155 color plates), hard cover with box
Price :
out of print

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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