Chapter 8. Threats or Management: The Conservation Manager's Dilemma

  1. T. R. New

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch8

Beetles in conservation

Beetles in conservation

How to Cite

New, T. R. (2010) Threats or Management: The Conservation Manager's Dilemma, in Beetles in conservation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch8

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



  • threats or management - conservation manager's dilemma;
  • ecological changes, natural or planned - and need for beetle conservation;
  • fire, suite of possible managment tactics for beetles;
  • influences on life cycles of ground beetles - in farmed landscapes;
  • grazing effects on beetles - cattle or sheep grazing;
  • reindeer grazing effects on ground beetles and weevils - in extreme environment of Finnish Lapland;
  • fire-associated Coleoptera - wood-boring Cerambycidae and stressed-root-seeking Elateridae;
  • manipulating beetle populations;
  • individual behaviour of carabid Abax parallelopepidus - in landscape;
  • anthropogenic and natural habitats for Carabidae - of natural habitats


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fire

  • Manipulating beetle populations

  • Habitat restoration