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The Amphibians of Honduras

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Contributions to Herpetology Volume: 19

By: James R McCranie(Author), Larry David Wilson(Author), Jay M Savage(Foreword By)

667 pages, 20 plates with 154 colour photos; 126 b/w illustrations and b/w maps, 33 tables

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hardback | Feb 2002 | #133416 | ISBN: 0916984575
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £57.99 $76/€66 approx

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Language: English with bilingual keys in English and Spanish

Comprehensive summary of Honduran amphibian fauna covering 116 species of caecilians, salamanders, and frogs, and including members of nine families: Caeciliidae, Plethodontidae, Bufonidae, Centrolenidae, Hylidae, Leptodactylidae, Microhylidae, Ranidae, and Rhinophrynidae. McCranie and Wilson's intensive study has resulted in a magnificent volume, extensively illustrated with identification keys, and containing a discussion of reproductive modes and ecomorphological guilds, distribution, and essays about the human impact on, and future of, the Honduran amphibian fauna. The bulk of The Amphibians of Honduras consists of detailed accounts of the species (each one includes synonymy, range, diagnosis, description of adult [and tadpole where applicable], references to published illustrations, remarks, ecological distribution, natural history, etymology, and specimens examined).

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