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The Herpetological Legacy of Linnaeus: A Celebration of the Linnaean Tercentenary

Proceedings

By: Christopher J Bell (Editor), Richard Wahlgren (Foreword By), Aaron M Bauer (Foreword By)

145 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

International Society for the History and Bibliography of Herpetology

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #200829
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About this book

This special issue of Bibliotheca Herpetologica contains the proceedings of a symposium held on July 14, 2007 in conjunction with the 2007 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 11–16, 2007, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

"Beautiful production and rich contents. It will be the best herpetological journal issue of the year. Thank you."
- Itzchak Gilboa, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

"What a wonderful publication, what a tremendous effort and what a treasure trove of information. Congratulations to the Committee Members, Officers and Authors."
- Dr Simon Stone, Parkside SA, Australia.


Contents

Wahlgren R. - Carl Linnaeus and the Amphibia.
Adler K. - Herpetological Exploration in the 18th Century: Spanning the Globe with Linnaeus's Students.
Bauer A.M. - Linnaean Names and Pre-Linnaean Sources in Herpetology.
Lindell T. - Lignum colubrinum and Radix senega - Two Dissertations on Snakebite Treatments Published by Linnaeus in 1749.
Duellman W.E. - Linnaean Names in South American Herpetology.
Liner E.A. - Linnaeus's Amphibians and Reptiles of the New World excluding South America.
Das I. - Looking East: Carolus Linnaeus and His Herpetological Species from Asia.
Simmons J.E. and Snider J. - Observation and Distillation - Preservation, Depiction, and the Perception of Nature.
de Queiroz K. - Biological Nomenclature from Linnaeus to the PhyloCode.


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