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Mammals of the World: A Checklist

World / Checklist
Authoritative and up-to-date checklist of the world's mammals

By: Andrew Duff and Ann Lawson

350 pages, no illustrations

Christopher Helm

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #142411 | ISBN: 071366021X
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

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Complete listing of all recognised mammal species in the world. The authors have made an exhaustive analysis of the literature and incorporated the latest advances in taxonomy. They have included all newly described mammals, including many new bats and rodents. The result is the most up-to-date list ever produced, covering 5027 species. English and scientific names are given for each species, as well as a brief summary of each species' range. A practical reference for mammal enthusiasts at all levels.



Higher classification
Species classification
English names
Habitat and distributional data
Status information
Software version
Systematic list
Appendix: changes compared to Wilson & Reeder (1993)
Extinct species not included
New species
Species demoted into synonymy
Nomenclatural changes
Index of scientific names
Index of English names

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The authors are experienced and widely-travelled naturalists with a particular interest in mammals.

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