Amphibians 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 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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  • Author : Daniel Escoriza
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 0128158352
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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
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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

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 Publisher
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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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

Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand

Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand
  • Author : Dylan van Winkel,Marleen Baling,Rod Hitchmough
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 31 October 2019
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**WINNER OF THE BEST FIELD GUIDE AT THE WHITLEY AWARDS 2019** Packed with extraordinary photographs, this ground-breaking book represents the first accessible field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of New Zealand, covering all 123 species. From the ancient tuatara to the world's largest collection of long-lived and live-bearing lizards, every species account includes an accurate distribution map and information on appearance, habitat, similar species and natural history. This definitive guide also features a comprehensive introduction to evolution, conservation, ecosystems and geographic

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

Amphibians of Malawi

Amphibians of Malawi
  • Author : Margaret M. Stewart
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1967
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A handbook for the herpetologist professional, student, or amateur anxious to acquaint himself with African Amphibia. The geographic location and climatic variety of Malawi make it possible for this small country to support a large number of frogs and toads, many of them representative of much of sub-Sahara Africa. This book contributes greatly to the relatively sparse literature on African Amphibia. Professor Stewart bases her book on extensive field notes made during a year s stay in Malawi, supplemented by

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 : 18 October 2021
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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

Handbook of Larval Amphibians of the United States and Canada

Handbook of Larval Amphibians of the United States and Canada
  • Author : Ronald Altig,Roy W. McDiarmid
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 21 May 2015
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Generously illustrated, this essential handbook for herpetologists, ecologists, and naturalists features comprehensive keys to eggs, embryos, salamander larvae, and tadpoles; species accounts; a glossary of terms; and an extensive bibliography. The taxonomic accounts include a summarization of the morphology and basic natural history, as well as an introduction to published information for each species. Tadpole mouthparts exhibit major characteristics used in identifications, and the book includes illustrations for a number of species. Color photographs of larvae of many species are

Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians

Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians
  • Author : Harold Heatwole,Jodi Rowley
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release : 01 June 2018
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Amphibians are among the most threatened groups of animals on earth. In part due to their highly permeable skin, amphibians are highly sensitive to environmental changes and pollution and provide an early-warning system of deteriorating environmental conditions. The more we learn about the impact of environmental changes on amphibians, the better we as humans will be able to arrest their demise, and our own. Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians brings together the current knowledge on the status of

The Dangerous Snakes of Africa

The Dangerous Snakes of Africa
  • Author : Steve Spawls,Bill Branch
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 16 April 2020
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Africa is a true hotspot for snake diversity, with several hundred species. Unfortunately, a scared snake or one that is trodden on may bite, and some species have venom that can prove fatal. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa is an indispensable guide to these reptiles. It covers all 137 dangerous snake species in Africa, along with another 70 species that are easily confused with them. All are described, with each account looking in detail at their identification, habitat and distribution, behaviour and

Amphibians of China

Amphibians of China
  • Author : Liang Fei,Changyuan Ye
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 February 2016
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The book describes each amphibian with its alternate name, its main characteristics, biological data, population status, and geographic distribution. Each entry is accompanied by plenty of figures and colored pictures of the amphibian and its geographic distribution map. These illustrate China's amphibian species diversity and the latest research findings. It is the most comprehensive summary of China's amphibians. The text and picture combination aids species identification and comparison, and is valuable for the in-depth study of their phylogeny. Its detailed,