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Roer, H. 1977. Aktionsraum und Anpassung des Namibwüstenkäfers Onymacris r. rugatipennis an das Trockenflussbett des Kuiseb in Südwestafrika. Zoologisches Jahrbuch, Abteilung für Systematik, 104: 560-576


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Aktionsraum und Anpassung des Namibwüstenkäfers Onymacris r. rugatipennis an das Trockenflussbett des Kuiseb in Südwestafrika.

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The flightless and day-time Onymacris r. rugatipennis (Tenebrionidae, Adesmiini, inhabiting the lower courses of the Kuiseb and Swakop river beds, in the Central Namib, - according to markings carried out in Gobabeb - does not migrate on a larger scale. (This does not apply to the related O. plana, inhabiting the margins of the dunes of the Kuiseb area.) Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, desert adaptation, desert fauna, arid environment, arid ecosystem, biogeography, desert ecology, habitat preference.

Year: 1977

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