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Firefly encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians, general editor: Chris Mattison

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Firefly encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians
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Firefly encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians
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general editor: Chris Mattison
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Encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians covers every family, ranging from large, predatory constrictors and crocodilians to miniature tree frogs and salamanders. This third edition adds 32 extra pages to incorporate numerous important updates based on the latest scientific findings and interpretations. Big increases in the number of known families and species: 17 new families of amphibians and 18 new families of reptiles; Amphibian species are up from 6,182 to 7,387; Reptile species are up from 8,726 to 10,038. Frogs alone have gone up from 5,453 species to the currently agreed 6,508. Maps for all families of salamanders, frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes, and crocodilians. More than 320 stunning full-color photographs and illustrations. Information on current conservation and environmental concerns. Extinctions and Declining Amphibian Populations section and map.--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
597.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL640.7
LC item number
.F57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Firefly encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians, general editor: Chris Mattison
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Firefly encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians, general editor: Chris Mattison
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-261) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contributors -- Preface -- Amphibians. Caecilians ; Salamanders and newts ; Frogs and toads -- Reptiles. Turtles and tortoises ; Lizards ; Worm lizards ; Snakes ; Tuatara ; Crocodilians -- Pollution and hormone mimics -- Unisexuality : the reduntant male? -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Picture and artwork credits
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ocn909956831
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30 cm
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Edition
Third edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781770855939
Lccn
2016427596
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)909956831

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