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Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

  • Covers all living snakes in the world
  • Includes all fossil snakes in the world
  • Provides a complete summary of the systematic Snake Literature
  • Lists genera and species alphabetically for ease of reference

By: Van Wallach(Author), Kenneth L Williams(Author), Jeff Boundy(Author)

1209 pages, 1 b/w illustration, 2 tables

Apple Academic Press

Paperback | Nov 2017 | #232878 | ISBN-13: 9781138034006
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NHBS Price: £51.99 $67/€58 approx
Hardback | May 2014 | #209301 | ISBN-13: 9781482208474
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About this book

Snakes of the World covers all living snakes and fossil snakes. It should have a broad appeal not only to conservationists and herpetologists but to naturalists, hobbyists, educators and libraries as it will be the standard reference on snakes. The text includes 1) 625 valid genera and 3800 valid species (including their synonyms), 2) dubious names (12 genera and 155 species), and 3) invalid names (19 genera and 151 species). The index lists every species in two ways (genus–species and species–genus) so any name can be easily found.


Collection Acronyms
Valid Genera and Species
Genera and Species Inquirenda
Geographical References
Literature Cited

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