Fauna of China Volume
2 (2001): 165-166
BOOK REVIEW: FLIES OF CHINA
Flies of China Edited by Wanqi Xue (Wan-chi Hsue) & Chienming
Chao. Liaoning Science and Technology Press, Shenyang, China. 1996. Volume
1 pp. 1-1365 & Volume 2 pp. 1366-2425. ISBN 7-80121-032-8 (hbk) [in
Chinese with English summary].
Flies of China is one of the few monumental works published on the fauna
of China. This two-volume set covers 30 families, 660 genera and 4209 species
of flies, including 5 new genera, 268 new species, 4 new subspecies and
135 new record species in China. Over 50 specialists from 36 institutions
in China spent over five years on this book.