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Handbook of Salamanders

by Sherman C. Bishop
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Release Date: 2018-07-05
Genre: Nature
Pages: 576 pages
ISBN 13: 1501721011
ISBN 10: 9781501721014
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Handbook of Salamanders written by Sherman C. Bishop, published by Cornell University Press which was released on 2018-07-05. Download Handbook of Salamanders Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The Salamanders of the United States, of Canada, and of Lower California Sherman C. Bishop ... Odell, W. S., The two-lined salamander, Spelerpes bilineatus (Green). Ottawa Nat., 14 (3): 53–55. 1900. ... Copeia, 544 HANDBOOK OF SALAMANDERS. -- Despite their abundance in many parts of North America, salamanders have generally been neglected by all but a few specialists. In this book—first published in 1943—Sherman C. Bishop discusses in a lively but authoritative manner the 126 species and subspecies of salamanders that are known to exist in the United States, Canada, and Baja California. Group by group, Bishop describes salamanders in accounts that give the common and technical names, type of locality, range, habitat, size, anatomical characteristics, color, breeding habits, and relationships—all in a uniform arrangement that makes the handbook especially convenient for studying both living animals and laboratory specimens. His brief introduction surveys the relationships and general habits of salamanders and gives information on collecting and preserving them. In his foreword, Edmund D. Brodie, Jr., a specialist on salamanders, updates the taxonomy of the group.