Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles

Janalee P. Caldwell


The fourth variation of the textbook Herpetology covers the elemental biology of amphibians and reptiles, with updates in approximately each conceptual quarter. not just does it function a pretty good beginning for contemporary herpetology classes, however it is usually correct to classes in ecology, habit, evolution, systematics, and morphology.

Examples taken from amphibians and reptiles in the course of the global make this publication an invaluable herpetology textbook in different nations. Naturalists, beginner herpetologists, herpetoculturists, zoo execs, and so on will locate this e-book readable and whole of correct normal heritage and distributional information.

Amphibians and reptiles have assumed a primary position in examine a result of variety of ecological, physiological, morphological, behavioral, and evolutionary styles they convey. This absolutely revised version brings the most recent examine to the reader, ranging over themes in evolution, copy, habit and extra, permitting scholars and pros to maintain present with a fast relocating field.

  • Heavily revised and up-to-date with dialogue of squamate (lizard and snake) taxonomy and new content material mirrored in present literature
  • Includes elevated concentrate on conservation biology in herpetology whereas preserving reliable content material on organismal biology of reptiles and amphibians
  • Presents new pictures incorporated from authors' huge library

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