Chapter 2. Practical Conservation: Basic Approaches and Considerations

  1. T. R. New

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch2

Beetles in conservation

Beetles in conservation

How to Cite

New, T. R. (2010) Practical Conservation: Basic Approaches and Considerations, in Beetles in conservation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332599

Online ISBN: 9781444318623



  • practical conservation - basic approaches and considerations;
  • practical conservation of beetles and ecological themes;
  • beetles, participants in conservation as focal targets;
  • species-level conservation, familiar and tangible level of practical conservation;
  • major life-form systems - for adult Staphylinidae;
  • species conservation planning;
  • Evolutionarily significant units (ESUs) - reflecting separation of populations within a species;
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS);
  • population structure and beetle dispersal;
  • beetle assemblages for conservation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Species importance

  • Planning for species conservation

  • Population structure and beetle dispersal

  • Beetle assemblages for conservation