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Tarantulas of the World: Theraphosidae

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: François Teyssié (Author), Pierre Escoubas (Foreword By), Gilbert Hodebert (Illustrator)

487 pages, 600 colour photos and colour & b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps

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Hardback | May 2015 | #223889 | ISBN-13: 9782913688247
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About this book

Tarantulas of the World describes and illustrates almost 300 species of tarantulas of the Theraphosidae family by biogeographical zone. The descriptions enable non-specialists to identify each species, and provides additional information on lifestyle, habitat and distribution. Theraphosidae systematics are presented in the form of an identification key for subfamilies and a description of particularly note-worthy genera. An exhaustive list of currently known species is also presented by subfamily and by country. Tarantulas of the World also covers Theraphosidae biology: anatomy, primary biological functions, ecology, venomology and pharmacological research. Tarantulas of the World also contains advice on breeding and rearing Theraphosidae.


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