Dear Sir/Madam,


The Western North American Naturalist is currently offering their memoirs and monographs to anyone in the United States, free of charge (cost of shipping for international). We believe that you might be interested in the following:


GBN Memoirs #6. The bark and ambrosia beetles of North and Central America (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a taxonomic monograph (1982)

 This monograph describes biological activities, ecological role, biogeography, and classification of bark and ambrosia beetles. It contains drawings and some photographs for species identification; 1359 pages.


GBN Memoirs #10. A reclassification of the genera of Scolytidae (Coleoptera) (1986)

 This text reclassifies tribes within the subfamilies Hylesininae and Scolytinae, with photos and drawings to aid identification; 126 pages.


GBN Memoirs #11. A catalog of Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Coleoptera), part 1: bibliography (1987) Companion to #13; 685 pages.


GBN Memoirs #13. A catalog of Scolytidae and Platypodidae (Coleoptera), part 2: taxonomic index (2 volumes) (1992) Companion to #11; 1552 pages.


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If you are interested, please email Emmaleigh Litchfield at with the number of copies and a shipping address.




Emmaleigh Litchfield, Editorial Assistant

Western North American Naturalist

Mark C. Belk, Editor

190 Monte L. Bean Museum

Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602



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