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Salamanders of the United States and Canada

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: James W Petranka (Author)

635 pages, 48 plates with 172 colour photos; 311 b/w photos, 9 b/w line drawings, 128 b/w distribution maps

Smithsonian Institution Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #195379 | ISBN-13: 9781588343086
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NHBS Price: £59.99 $73/€67 approx
Hardback | Dec 1999 | #76473 | ISBN: 1560988282
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About this book

This comprehensive volume describes the ecology, evolution, biodiversity, behavior, and natural history of 127 recognized species of salamanders, from newts and sirens to waterdogs and hellbenders. Drawing on more than 2100 research publications, the book includes detailed life history accounts, nearly 500 black-and-white and color photographs, identification keys for larvae as well as adults, and up-to-date distribution maps.

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