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The Genus Salamandra: History, Ecology, Systematics, Captive Breeding

MonographNew

Series: Frankfurt Contributions to Natural History Volume: 64

By: Uwe Seidel (Author), Philip Gerhardt (Author)

543 pages, 700+ colour photos, colour distribution maps

Edition Chimaira

Hardback | Oct 2016 | #233156 | ISBN-13: 9783899735239
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NHBS Price: £103.00 $131/€123 approx

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With chapters on the history of Fire Salamander research from ancient times until the early 20 th century by Schmidtler, recently discovered infectional diseases by Pasmans/Martel and 20 years of research on Salamandra algira by Sergé Bogaerts. The book describes literally every aspect related to Salamandra. The natural history is described in detail and a focus (one beside others) is set on conservation breeding, an ascpect that becomes more and more important).

The species chapters cover Salamandra salamandra in the Iberian peninsula, Salamandra s. alfredschmidti, Salamandra s. almanzoris, Salamandra s. bejarae, Salamandra s. bernardezi, Salamandra s. crespoi, Salamandra s. fastuosa, Salamandra s. gallaica, Salamandra s. longirostris, Salamandra s. morenica, Salamandra s. beschkovi, Salamandra s. giglioli, Salamandra s. salamandra, Salamandra s. terrestris, Salamandra s. werneri, Salamandra algira, Salamandra a. algira, Salamandra a.spelaea, Salamandra a. splendens, Salamandra a. tingitana, Salamandra corsica, Salamandra infraimmaculata, Salamandra i. infraimmaculata, Salamandra i. orientalis, Salamandra i. semenovi, Salamandra a.atra, Salamandra a.aurorae, Salamandra a. pasubiensis, Salamandra a.prenjensis, and Salamandra lanzai. Since the authors’ fascination for these beautiful tailed amphibians primarily results from the unexceptional morphological variety, this aspect is a major part of the book and described by a compilation of the best photographs available.


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