Introduction to the Biology of Rove Beetles
A short overview of the evolution of rove beetles is given to introduce to the reader the topics contained in the book. Additional subjects are distribution, behavior, ecology, bioindication, ecomorphology, and development. The morphological diversity of rove beetles is presented based on the diversity of their ecological niches. Representative rove beetles are briefly described in order to illustrate the wide range of their niches with regard to food resources, habitats, and geographic zones.