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La Faune Terrestre de Mayotte

World / ChecklistWildlife GuideFlora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique: Annales - Serie in 8° - Sciences Zoologiques Volume: 284

By: Michel Louette (Editor), Jean-Yves Cousin (Preface By)

247 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps, colour tables

Royal Museum for Central Africa / Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #148814 | ISBN: 9075894287
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £22.50 $28/€27 approx

About this book

Language: French with English summary

This is the first complete inventory of the terrestrial fauna of the tropical island of Mayotte, a 'Collectivité territoriale' of France, and geographically the easternmost island in the Comoro group, westem Indian Ocean.

An excursion guide is presented in order to help the visitor observing the remarkable faunal elements in the particular habitats: forests, particular sites at the coast, small islets and natural lakes.

Four appendices are included:
1. A list of scientific, French and English names of all the terrestrial vertebrate animals of Mayotte.
2. Terrestrial animal names in Shimaore and local Malgache languages.
3. An identification key for the reptiles of the Comoro archipelago.
4. A distribution list of reptiles of the Comoro archipelago.


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