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INSECTS

Anon. 1990. Insects: extinct or probably extinct species. Exotic Entomology Group Newsletter Spring, 1990. 3 pp.

Ehrlich, P. R. 1983. Genetics and the extinction of butterflies. Schonewald Cox, S., Chambers, S., MacBryde, B. and Thomas, W. (eds). Genetics and Conservation: a Reference for Managing Wild Animal and Plant Populations, pp. 152-163. Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc., Menlo Park, California.

Gagne, W. C., and F. G. Howarth. 1985. Conservation status of endemic Hawaiian Lepidoptera. European Congress of Lepidopterology 3: 74-84.

Hambler, C., and M. R. Speight. 1996. Extinction rates in British nonmarine invertebrates since 1900. Conservation Biology 10: 892-896.

Larsen, T. B. 1995. Butterfly and invertebrate extinctions in Africa west of the Dahomey Gap. Metamorphosis 6: 22-24.

Lockwood, J. A. 1987. The moral standing of insects and the ethics of extinction. Florida Entomologist 70: 70-89.

Mawdsley, N. A., and N. E. Stork. 1995. Species extinctions in insects: ecological and biogeographical considerations. In Harrington, R. and Stork, N.E. (eds). Insects in a Changing Environment, pp. 321-369. Academic Press, London, New York, etc.

Moore, N. W. 1991. Observe extinction or conserve diversity? Symposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London 15: 1-8.

Munguira, M. L., J. Martin, and E. Balletto. 1993. Conservation biology of Lycaenidae: a European overview. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Species Survival Commission 8: 23-34.

Nafus, D. M. 1993. Extinction, biological control, and insect conservation on islands. In Gaston, K.J., New, T.R. and Samways, M.J. (eds). Perspectives on Insect Conservation, pp. 139-154. Intercept Ltd., Andover.

Orsak, L. J. 1978. Endangered and extinct butterflies - why? Xerces Society Educational Leaflet 3: 1-4.

Samways, M. J. 1989. Amnesty for insects. South African Journal of Science 85: 571-572.

Samways, M. J. 1996. Insects on the brink of a major discontinuity. Biodiversity And Conservation 5: 1047-1058.

Sheppard, D. and R. Key. 1994. Species of invertebrates thought to be extinct in Britain. English Nature. Species conservation handbook, pp. Invertebrates 1.4: 1-3. English Nature, Peterborough, England.

Thomas, J.A. and M.G. Morris. 1994. Rates and patterns of extinction among British invertebrates. In Lawten, J.H. and R.M. May (eds). Extinction Rates, pp.111-130. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, and Tokyo.

Wasscher, M. T. 1990. List of endangered and extinct dragonfly species in the Netherlands (Odonata). Entomologische Berichten 50: 77-80.

Watt, J. C. 1981. Endangered species of insects. WETA 4: 1.

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