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A Manual of Mammalogy: With Keys to Families of the World

Handbook / ManualIdentification KeyOut of Print

Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: Robert E Martin, Anthony F DeBlase and Ronald H Pine

333 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

McGraw Hill

Spiralbound | Dec 2000 | Edition: 3 | #105834 | ISBN: 0697006433
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Covers the techniques needed to recognize characteristics that differentiate mammals, and to understand their basic structural similarities and differences. Also provides information and techniques for identifying all of the orders and families of mammals.


Contents: Introduction
The Skull
The Integument
Horns and Antlers
The Postcranial Skeleton
Locomotor Adaptations
Keys and Keying
The Orders of Living Mammals
The Monotremes
The Marsupials
The Insectivores
The Colugos
The Bats
The Tupaiids
The Primates
The Xenarthrans: Anteaters, Armadillos and Sloths
The Pangolins
The Carnivores
The Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
The Macroscelideans
The Rabbits, Hares and Pikas
The Rodents
The Aardvark
The Subungulates
The Perissodactyls
The Artiodactyls
Sign and Habitat Analysis
Recording Data
Specimen Preparation and Preservation
Collecting Ectoparasites of Mammals
Age Determination
Diet Analysis
Analysis of Spatial Distribution.
Estimation of Abundance and Density
Literature Research

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