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The Lizards of Iran

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Contributions to Herpetology Volume: 15

By: Steven C Anderson (Author), Eskandar Firouz (Foreword By)

493 pages, 25 plates with 190 colour photos; 137 b/w photos and b/w line drawings, 103 b/w distribution maps

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hardback | Sep 1999 | #101713 | ISBN: 0916984494
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £61.99 $77/€72 approx

About this book

The lizard fauna of Iran is quite diverse and includes representatives of eight families: Agamidae (20 species), Anguidae (2), Eublepharidae (3), Gekkonidae (39), Lacertidae (42), Scincidae (14), Uromastycidae (3), and Varanidae (2). This book contains sections on the history of herpetological studies in Iran; the biogeography of Iranian lizards; illustrated keys to families, genera, and species; an extensive bibliography of Iranian amphibians and reptiles; and appendices listing specimens examined and a gazetteer collecting localities. Detailed species accounts include synonymy, diagnosis, colour pattern, size, natural history, habitat, distribution, and remarks. This book is set to become a valuable reference on the lizards of Iran and adjacent regions.


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