The Amphibians and Reptiles of Portugal, Madeira and the Azores Archipelago: Distribution, Ecology, Threats and Conservation

By: Rudolf Malkmus

448 pages, 257 col photos, distrib maps

Koeltz Scientific Books

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #149388 | ISBN: 3904144898
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NHBS Price: £73.50 $118/€94 approx

Contains introductory chapters on environmental factors, geography, geology, geomorphology, climate, vegetation, typology of habitats, forests, grasslands, human settlements and land utilized for agriculture, water bodies, flowing primary water bodies, stagnant primary water bodies, secondary water bodies, stagnant secondary water bodies, types of habitats on the Atlantic islands (Azores, Madeira and Selvagens), classification of the amphibians and reptiles of Portugal, abbreviations used, evolutionary history of the Iberian amphibians and reptiles, biogeography, basic patterns of distribution, methodology of mapping, how to use this book. These chapters are followed by two main sections (Amphibians / Reptiles). A final section deals with threats and conservation (Causes of endangerment, conservation, species protection, habitat protection, Portuguese geographic and toponymic terms) and a bibliography.

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