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The Life and Herpetological Contributions of Mario Giacinto Peracca (1861-1923)

Series: Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology

By: Mario Giacinto Peracca (Author), Franco Andreone (Contributor), Elena Gavetti (Contributor), Benedetto Lanza (Preface By)

570 pages, b/w photos, b/w line drawings, tables

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hardback | facsimile | Feb 2007 | #197534 | ISBN-13: 9780916984694
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€60 approx

About this book

Language: English introductory matter with bilingual preface in English and Italian, facsimiles in English, French, and Italian

A collection of 64 herpetological papers from the hand of the renowned Italian herpetologist Mario Giacanto Peracca (1861-1923), who worked at the Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali in Turin, Italy, between the end of the 19th century and the first years of the 20th. The papers contain descriptions of 22 amphibian species (14 still valid) and 52 reptiles (26 currently valid). Introduction, annotated bibliography and synopsis of taxa by Franco Andreone and Elena Gavetti.


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