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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128158357
  • Page : 350 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae stages of species, such as the North African fire salamander, the common painted frog, Brongersma's toad and the Mediterranean tree frog. This book is a vital resource for herpetology and ecology students and researchers, helping them identify, understand and conserve these amphibians and reptiles in their various habitats across the North African and Mediterranean regions. Presents the only book on research and species recognition of North West African and Mediterranean amphibians and reptiles in all life phases Provides novel, iconographic material about little-known species Features helpful visuals, including ink-drawings, photographs of adult and larvae stages, habitat photographs and distributional maps

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Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa
  • Author : Daniel Escoriza,Jihène Ben Hassine
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-16
  • ISBN : 9780128158357
GET THIS BOOKAmphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae

Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Christophe Dufresnes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-01-10
  • ISBN : 9781472941398
GET THIS BOOKAmphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Packed with outstanding photographs, this practical, compact yet comprehensive reference is the definitive guide to all 139 amphibian species found in the Western Palearctic and adjacent regions. From familiar frogs and toads to striking salamanders and newts, the detailed text describes each species' appearance, habitat and behaviour, and includes useful information on their classifications, ecology and life cycles. Grouped by families for ease of use, every account includes an accurate distribution map and colour photographs annotated with crucial details to help

Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa

Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa
  • Author : Hans Hermann Schleich,Werner Kästle,Klaus Kabisch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : 3874293777
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Patterns of Distribution of Amphibians

Patterns of Distribution of Amphibians
  • Author : William E. Duellman
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1999-07-28
  • ISBN : 0801861152
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Sweet , University of California, Santa Barbara; Michael J. Tyler , University of Adelaide, Australia; Zhao Er-Mi , Chengdu Institute of Biology, Peoples Republic of China

Field Guide to the Frogs & Other Amphibians of Africa

Field Guide to the Frogs & Other Amphibians of Africa
  • Author : Alan Channing,Mark-Oliver Rodel
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-12-19
  • ISBN : 1775845125
GET THIS BOOKField Guide to the Frogs & Other Amphibians of Africa

815 species of amphibian have been described on the African continent - 788 frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders. Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa is the first guide ever to cover all these species. It features a brief introduction with tips for handling and identifying amphibians and a useful illustrated guide to each family group serves as a first step towards species ID. Species accounts describe physical features, distribution, habitat, biology, advertisement calls and conservation status, and are supported

Amphibians and Reptiles of Morocco

Amphibians and Reptiles of Morocco
  • Author : Gabriel Martínez del Mármol,D. James Harris,Philippe Geniez,Philip de Pous,Daniele Salvi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 3899731174
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Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa
  • Author : Bill Branch
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781775842576
GET THIS BOOKPhotographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this compact guide makes the ideal travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of East Africa. It features authoritative text describing key identification features; full-colour photographs illustrating a range of commonly encountered, rare and beautiful specie distribution maps showing the range of each species; thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt
  • Author : Sherif Baha el Din
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 9789774249792
GET THIS BOOKA Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypt's most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypt's principal species, with detailed material on their taxonomy, identification, natural history, and ecology. Based on fifteen years of fieldwork, this guide is a valuable tool for experts and amateurs alike in the

Atlas and Red Data Book of the Frogs of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland

Atlas and Red Data Book of the Frogs of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland
  • Author : L. R. Minter
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution Si/Mab Biodiversity Program
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924101920555
GET THIS BOOKAtlas and Red Data Book of the Frogs of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland

Salamanders of the Old World

Salamanders of the Old World
  • Author : Max Sparreboom
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2014-09-08
  • ISBN : 9789004285620
GET THIS BOOKSalamanders of the Old World

A new in-depth reference work covering all the salamander species of Europe, Asia, and North Africa. A marvelous addition for the herp community that comes recommended for researchers, managers, conservationists, students, and salamander enthusiasts.

Extinction in Our Times

Extinction in Our Times
  • Author : James P. Collins,Martha L. Crump,Thomas E. Lovejoy III
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-07
  • ISBN : 9780199717880
GET THIS BOOKExtinction in Our Times

For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since the 1990s they have been disappearing at an alarming rate, in many cases quite suddenly and mysteriously. What is causing these extinctions? What role do human actions play in them? What do they tell us about the overall state of biodiversity on the planet? In Extinction in Our Times, James Collins and Martha Crump explore these pressing questions and many others as they document the

A Checklist of North American Amphibians and Reptiles

A Checklist of North American Amphibians and Reptiles
  • Author : M. J. Fouquette, Jr.,Alain Dubois
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 1493170341
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Review of the Systematics, Distribution, Biogeography and Natural History of Moroccan Amphibians

Review of the Systematics, Distribution, Biogeography and Natural History of Moroccan Amphibians
  • Author : Wouter Beukema,Philip De Pous,David Donaire-Barrosa,Sergé Bogaerts,Joan Garcia-Porta,Daniel Escoriza,Oscar Arribas,El Hassan El Mouden,Salvador Carranza
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 1775571769
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Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East

Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East
  • Author : Peter Adriaens,Mars Muusse,Philippe J. Dubois,Frédéric Jiguet
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-05
  • ISBN : 9780691230498
GET THIS BOOKGulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East

A comprehensive photographic guide to the gull species of the Western Palearctic Gulls occupy a particularly important place in the world of birds. But because they are notoriously difficult to identify, they have been relatively neglected in the ornithological literature. Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East offers the most up-to-date guide for gull identification in Europe and beyond. With a direct and visual approach, and an abundance of beautiful color photographs, this book provides thorough accounts of

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Philippe Geniez
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • ISBN : 9780691172392
GET THIS BOOKSnakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are