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Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa
  • Author : Daniel Escoriza
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
  • ISBN : 0128158352
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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


Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa
  • Author : Daniel Escoriza,Jihène Ben Hassine
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
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 : 10 January 2019
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


Salamanders of the Old World

Salamanders of the Old World
  • Author : Max Sparreboom
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 08 September 2014
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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.


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 : Anonim
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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 of Central and Southern Africa

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa
  • Author : Alan Channing
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 07 June 2019
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Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa is the first comprehensive guide to the frogs, toads, and caecilians of the ten sub-equatorial African countries—Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The result is at once a valuable reference tool, a field guide, and a source of ideas for future research. A source of increasing interest in their own right, amphibians are also benchmark species for biodiversity, and are used as laboratory animals in many 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 : 08 May 2018
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



Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa
  • Author : Stephen Spawls,Kim Howell,Robert C. Drewes
  • Publisher : Princeton Pocket Guides
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKReptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

This lightweight and portable guide covers the 150 reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across the five countries of East Africa--Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi. Encompassing a wealth of landscapes rare in tropical Africa, from deserts to rain forests to snow-capped mountains, this vast region is home to such famous national parks and game reserves as the Serengeti and the Selous in Tanzania and the Tsavo and the Maro in Kenya. Here you will find a corresponding


Mediterranean Identities

Mediterranean Identities
  • Author : Borna Fuerst-Bjeliš
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 08 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKMediterranean Identities

What is the Mediterranean? The perception of the Mediterranean leans equally on the nature, culture, history, lifestyle, and landscape. To approach the question of identity, it seems that we have to give importance to all of these. There is no Mediterranean identity, but Mediterranean identities. Mediterranean is not about the homogeneity and uniformity, but about the unity that comes from diversities, contacts, and interconnections. The book tends to embrace the environment, society, and culture of the Mediterranean in their multiple


North American Amphibians

North American Amphibians
  • Author : David M. Green,Linda A. Weir,Gary S. Casper,Michael Lannoo
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 28 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKNorth American Amphibians

Some 300 species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution. This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context. It covers all formally recognized amphibian species found in the United States and Canada, many of which are endangered or threatened with extinction. Illustrated with maps and photos, the species accounts provide



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 : 03 March 2021
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