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Biology of the Reptilia, Volume 21, Morphology I: The Skull and Appendicular Locomotor Apparatus of Lepidosauria

Series: Biology of the Reptilia Volume: 21

By: Carl Gans(Editor), Abbot S Gaunt(Editor), Kraig Adler(Editor), Anthony P Russell(Author), Aaron M Bauer(Author), Samuel B McDowell(Author), Ricardo Montero(Author)

781 pages, 151 b/w illustrations, tables

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hardback | Dec 2008 | #143377 | ISBN-13: 9780916984779
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £66.99 $90/€75 approx

About this book

This extensively illustrated volume (Volume 24 in Contrbitutions to Herpetology) summarizes the skulls and appendicular skeletons of lizards, snakes, tuatara, and amphisbaenians. As such, it will be of interest to zoologist and herpetologists but also to veterinarians and herpetoculturalists. Each chapter includes descriptive morphology combined with discussions of function and ecological and evolutionary relationships.


Contents

Contributors   vi
Preface   vii

- The Appendicular Locomotor Apparatus of Sphenodon andd Normal-limbed Squamates (Anthony P. Russell and Aaron M Bauer)   1
- The Skull of Serpentes (Samuel B McDowell)   467
- An Atlas of Amphisbaenian Skull Anatomy (Carl Gans and Ricardo Montero)   621

Author Index   739
Subject Index   751


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