By Bernhard A. Huber
In might 2004, the Alexander Koenig Zoological learn Museum hosted the 5th foreign Symposium on Tropical Biology. This sequence was once proven on the ZFMK within the early Nineteen Eighties, and has variably keen on systematics and ecology of tropical organisms, with an emphasis on Africa. past volumes are these edited via Schuchmann (1985), Peters and Hutterer (1990), Ulrich (1997), and Rheinwald (2000). The symposium in 2004 used to be geared up via the Entomology division below the course of Michael Schmitt. The purpose was once to target Africa instead of on a specific taxon, and to focus on biodiversity in any respect degrees starting from molecules to ecosystems. This concentration used to be well timed in part as a result of at present operating BIOTA Africa programmes (BIOdiversity tracking Transect research in Africa). BIOTA is an interdisciplinary learn undertaking targeting sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa (http://www.biote-africa.de). consultation titles have been Biogeography and Speciation tactics, Phylogenetic styles and Systematics, range Declines and Conservation, and utilized Biodiversity Informatics. every one consultation used to be opened by way of an invited speaker, and all jointly seventy seven lectures and fifty nine posters have been provided. there have been over 2 hundred members and it was once pleasant to us to satisfy colleagues from 26 international locations, together with Russia, Ukraine, Japan, united states, and ten African nations. We thank all individuals for his or her necessary contributions.
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Hadogenes is absent from the Kalahari and vast areas of the Cape Middleveld, the Free State, and the Karoo, as well as from the Springbok flats of the Limpopo Province, the sandy Mozambique plains and Makatini flats of northern KwaZulu-Natal Province, and the sandy areas of Scorpionidae Total Liochelidae Buthidae Family Bothriuridae Genus Sth. Africa Brandbergia 1 (1) Lisposoma 2 (1) Total 3 (2) Afroisometrus 1 (1) Hottentotta 3 (2) Karasbergia 1 (1) Lychas 1 (1) Parabuthus 20 (14) Pseudolychas 3 (2) Uroplectes 19 (14) Total 48 (34) Cheloctonus 5 (4) Hadogenes 16 (11) Opisthacanthus 10 (7) Total 31 (22) Opistophthalmus 59 (42) Genera 13 Species 140 3 (16) 5 (26) 8 (17) 13 (27) ?
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