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Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 5

now changed to Insect Systematics and Evolution Supplement


ESS 5.
LINDROTH, C. H., ANDERSSON, H., BÖDVARDSSON, H. & RICHTER, S. H.: Surtsey, Iceland. The development of a new fauna, 1963 — 1970. Terrestrial invertebrates. 1973. 280 pp. SEK 112.

Contents (a selection of headings only):
New islands in general; origin and development of Sursey; development of the terrestrial flora; terrestrial invertebrates of Surtsey and its "Hinterland" (26 different animal groups are treated); metod of investiogation; species found on Surtsey; chronology of arrivals; the fauna of adjacent islands (The Small Westman Islands; Heimaey; The Southern Mainland); long range aerial dispersal; dispersal between the islands; short range aerial dispersal; is dispersal of aerial plankton at random?; hydrochorous dispersal; anthropochorous dispersal; colonization; general applicability of the Surtsey case.