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Amphibians of Sri Lanka: A Photographic Guide to Common Frogs, Toads and Caecilians

Field / Identification Guide

By: Anslem De Silva

250 pages, 291 col photos

Amphibian and Reptile Research Organization of Sri Lanka

Paperback | Dec 2009 | #182742 | ISBN-13: 9789555206105
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NHBS Price: £71.99 $88/€81 approx

About this book

A straightforward non-taxonomical work to help to identify amphibians of Sri Lanka. Includes background information on the island and its natural history.



Chapter 1. Sri Lanka: A Profile and where to Search for Amphibians

Chapter 2. Amphibians in Archaeology, History and Traditional Medicine

Chapter 3. Amphibians in Folklore and Proverbs

Chapter 4. Threats Faced by Amphibians

Chapter 5. Conservation of Amphibians

Chapter 6. Some General Features and Habits of Amphibians

Chapter 7. Identification Features

Chapter 8. Checklist and Species Accounts of Amphibians

Chapter 9. Institutions and People: Contributors to Sri Lanka Batrachiology

Literature Cited

Glossary of Technical Terms

Index Species

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