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The Anoles of Honduras: Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation

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Series: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology – Special Publications Series Volume: 1

By: James R McCranie(Author), Gunther Köhler(Author)

292 pages, 117 colour & b/w photos and b/w line drawings, 44 b/w maps, 18 tables

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Mar 2015 | #225807 | ISBN-13: 9780674504417
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Language: English with bilingual keys in English and Spanish

The lizard genus Anolis contains more species than any other genus of reptile, bird, or mammal. Caribbean members of this group have been intensively studied and have become a model system for the study of ecology, evolution, and biogeography, but knowledge of the anoles of Central and South America has lagged behind. In this landmark volume, veteran herpetologists James R. McCranie and Gunther Köhler take a step toward rectifying this shortcoming by providing a detailed account of the rich anole fauna of Honduras.

Generously illustrated with 157 photos and drawings, The Anoles of Honduras includes information on the evolutionary relationships, natural history, distribution, and conservation of all 39 Honduran anole species. The work is the result of decades of study both in the field and in museums and is the first synthetic discussion of the complete anole fauna of any Central or South American country. Each species is described in great detail with locality maps. Bilingual (English and Spanish), extensively illustrated, identification keys are also included.

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