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Guide to the Frogs of Reserva Adolpho Ducke, Central Amazonia / Guia de Sapos da Reserva Adolpho Ducke, Amazônia Central

Field / Identification Guide

By: Albertina P Lima(Author), William E Magnusson(Author), Marcelo Menin(Author), Luciana K Erdtmann(Author), Domingos J Rodrigues(Author), Claudia Keller(Author), Walter Hödl(Author), William E Duellman(Foreword By)

188 pages, colour photos

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Hardback | Jan 2012 | Edition: 2 | #223275 | ISBN-13: 9788521100812
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $102/€89 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Portuguese

The Adolpho Ducke Forest Reserve is on the outskirts of Manaus, Brazil. This guide covers 50 frog species occurring there.


- Sumário / Contents
- Introdução / Introduction
- Relações de parentesco dos anfíbios / Evolutionary relationships of amphibians
- Biologia de Anuros (sapos, rãs, jias e pererecas) / Biology of Anurans (frogs, toads, and treefrogs)
- Uma confusão de nomes populares / A confusion of common names
- Cores e defesa / Colors and defenses
- Caçador ou caça: o dilema dos sapos / Hunter or hunted: the frog´s dilemma
- Modos de reprodução / Reproductive modes
- O canto dos sapos / Frog calls
- Como usar este guia / How to use this guide
- Aromobatidae
- Bufonidae
- Centrolenidae
- Ceratophryidae
- Hylidae
- Leptodactylidae
- Microhylidae
- Pipidae
- Strabomantidae
- Referências Bibliográficas / References
- Autores / Authors
- Agradecimentos / Acknowledgments
- Financiadores / Support

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