By Heinrich Kuhbier (auth.), H. Kuhbier, J. A. Alcover, C. Guerau d’Arellano Tur (eds.)
A huge a part of this booklet is devoted to the geology of the Pityusic Archipelago, through contributions on weather and geography. Funguses, mosses and leeks are the themes of taxonomical botany, and one more paper offers with the crops of the islands. one other huge a part of this booklet is anxious with zoology: faunal lists on fleas, bees, wasps, ants, butterflies, beetles, snails, amphibians and reptiles, birds and mammals, the latter with their epi- and endofaunas in addition to their subfossil continues to be are provided in thirteen diversified papers. 3 of them take care of the detailed difficulties of isolation and evolution of latest races on rocks and small islets: tenebrionid beetles, lizards and terrestrial snails. guy, as an enormous consider the Pityusic Islands, is handled in six contributions: prehistory, this means that pre-Phoenician and that's taken care of for the 1st time, people structure, the 'endemic' dialect of the Catalonian language, exploitation of a few typical assets and eventually the issues of inbreeding and comparable issues on Formentera. The ebook closes with an outlook at the current kingdom of the Pityusic nature and attempts to teach methods of retaining all very important elements of the archipelago, in order that 'our' islands might look after a few of their standard plants, vegetation and animals and, hence, in their character.
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Vaginella striata) and Echinodermata. At Puig de s'Empenyo, limestone containing stems and oogonia of Charophytes, and fresh water Gastropoda, indicate locally a lacustrine or brackish environment possibly dating from the Purbeckian (upper Portlandian) period. The other domain, in the south-east and east of the island, is deeper: the Eivissa Series is characterized by a finer sedimentation of marl and clay limestone. Terrigenous influences can be observed in the clay limestone, which 45 contains varying quantities of quartz, muscovite and iron oxides, originating from the erosion of nearby continents.
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Biogeography and Ecology of the Pityusic Islands by Heinrich Kuhbier (auth.), H. Kuhbier, J. A. Alcover, C. Guerau d’Arellano Tur (eds.)