Insect Conservation and Diversity

Cover image for Vol. 8 Issue 4

Edited By: Simon R. Leather, Yves Basset and Raphael K. Didham

Impact Factor: 2.174

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 11/92 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1752-4598

Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Ecological Entomology, Insect Molecular Biology, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology

Virtual Issue - XXIV International Congress of Entomology 2012

Spatial and temporal distribution of insects in Asia


This fine collection of papers from Insect Conservation and Diversity deals mostly with the spatio-temporal dynamics and distribution of a wide range of insect taxa (particularly moths) in Asia. These papers often reflect concerns of entomologists about the loss, fragmentation or modification of Asian habitats, particularly forests, and their effects on the diversity and abundance of insects. This virtual issue also includes a few papers more concerned about insect temporal distribution. In particular, several papers discuss new techniques for monitoring insects in the long-term and the sound interpretation of temporal insect abundance/diversity data as recorded with standard techniques, such as light traps. Insect monitoring data and analyses of relatively long chronosequences of insect abundance/diversity remain relatively rare in the literature and as Editors of Insect Conservation and Diversity we would particularly welcome submission of manuscripts related to this important and timely research area.

Yves Basset, Raphael Didham & Simon Leather

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Effects of mobility on daily attraction to light traps: comparison between lepidopteran and coleopteran communities
Toshihide Hirao, Masashi Murakami, Akira Kashizaki

Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the intensively cultivated agricultural landscape of Northern China – implications for biodiversity conservation
Yunhui Liu, Jan C. Axmacher, Changliu Wang, Liangtao Li, Zhenrong Yu

A chronosequence of understorey parasitic wasp assemblages in secondary broad-leaved forests in a Japanese ‘satoyama’ landscape
Md A. Maleque, Kaoru Maeto, Shun’ichi Makino, Hideaki Goto, Hiroshi Tanaka, Motohiro Hasegawa, Asako Miyamoto

Seasonality in light-attracted chrysomelid populations in a Bornean rainforest
Keiko Kishimoto-Yamada, Takao Itioka, Shoko Sakai, Tomoaki Ichie

Predicting geometrid moth diversity in the Heart of Borneo
Jan Beck, Wolfgang Schwanghart, Chey Vun Khen, Jeremy D. Holloway

An island network determines moth diversity on islands in Dadohaehaesang National Park, South Korea
Sei-Woong Choi, Jeong-Seop An

Scavenging of dead invertebrates along an urbanisation gradient in Singapore
Cedric K. W. Tan, Richard T. Corlett

Monitoring populations of bioluminescent organisms using digital night photography and image analysis: a case study of the fireflies of the Selangor River, Malaysia
Laurence G. Kirton, B. Nada, Veronica Khoo, Chooi-Khim Phon