AMCS Reprint Series 9
Fauna of the Caves of Yucatan
A. S. Pearse
Originally Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 491, 1938
8.5 by 11 inches, 304 pages plus plates, softbound
During the summer of 1936, the editor made biological collections at 27 caves throughout the state of Yucatan. Many authors report the results in chapters that contain, in all, over 300 text figures and 8 photographic plates.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction, A. S. Pearse 19 Fungal Flora of Yucatan Caves, Frederick A. Wolf 23 Land Planarians from Yucatan, Libbie H. Hyman 33 Parasitic Flatworms from Yucatan, Horace W. Stunkard 51 Some Nematodes from the Caves of Yucatan, B. G. Chitwood 67 Leeches (Hirudinea) from Yucatan Caves, J. Percy Moore 71 Earthworms in Yucatan Caves, Grace E. Pickford 101 Arachnida of the Orders Pedipalpida, Scorpionida, and Ricinulida, Ralph V. Chamberlin and Wilton Ivie 109 A New Genus and Three New Species of False Scorpions from Yucatan Caves (Arachnida-Chelonethida), Joseph C. Chamberlin 123 Araneida from Yucatan, Ralph V. Chamberlin and Wilton Ivie 137 Acarina of Yucatan Caves, G. W. Wharton 153 Copedoda from Yucatan Caves, A. S. Pearse and C. B. Wilson 155 A New Species of Cypridopsis from Yucatan, Norma C. Furtos 159 Large Cave Crustacea of the Yucatan Peninsula, Edwin P. Creaser 165 Diplopoda from Yucatan, Ralph V. Chamberlin 183 Collembola from Yucatan Caves, Harlow B. Mills 191 New Cave-Crickets from Yucatan, with a Review of the Pentacentrinae, and Studies of the Genus Amphiacusta (Orthoptera, Gryllidae), Theodore H. Hubbell 235 A News Myrmeleonid from Yucatan, Nathan Banks 237 Insects from Yucatan Caves, A. S. Pearse with C. F. W. Muesebeck, et al. 251 Ants from the Caves of Yucatan, William Morton Wheeler 257 A Third Contribution to the Molluscan Fauna of Yucatan, J. Bequaert and W. J. Clench 261 Fishes from the Caves of Yucatan, Carl L. Hubbs 297 Some Reptilian Records from the Caves of Yucatan, Helen T. Gaige 299 Birds in Yucatan Caves, A. S. Pearse 301 Mammalia from Yucatan Caves, A. S. Pearse with Remington Kellogg