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Mammals of Australia: An Introduction to their Classification, Biology and Distribution

Series: Pensoft Series Faunistica Volume: 33

By: J Turner

214 pages, Col illus, dist maps

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #145154 | ISBN: 9546421987
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £52.99 $71/€61 approx

About this book

Language: English

With a painting of each species, a distribution map and precise notes, this book introduces about 320 species of Australian mammals currently recognised in 2003. Species are arranged in alphabetical order by common name, but an index of scientific names is provided. The comprehensive reference list gives the reader access to thousands of scientific papers and articles.


Foreword - Preface - Acknowledgements - Quick Find Index. List of Species of Australian mammals - Introduction - Mammals, Marsupials, Monotremes, Eutherians, Introduced species - Some Diagnostic Characters in Mammals - The Mammals of Australia: The Families - Subclass Prototheria (monotremes), Orders and Families - Subclass Marsupialia, Orders, Superfamilies and Families - Subclass Eutheria, Orders, Superfamilies and Families - The Mammals of Australia: the Species & Sub-species - Glossary - References - Index

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