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Academic & Professional Books  Reptiles & Amphibians  Amphibians

The Genus Salamandra History, Ecology, Systematics, Captive Breeding

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By: Uwe Seidel(Author), Philip Gerhardt(Author), Sebastian Steinfartz(Preface By)
543 pages, 760 colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations and colour distribution maps
Publisher: Edition Chimaira
The Genus Salamandra
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  • The Genus Salamandra ISBN: 9783899735239 Hardback Oct 2016 In stock
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With chapters on the history of Fire Salamander research from ancient times until the early 20 th century by Schmidtler, recently discovered infectional diseases by Pasmans/Martel and 20 years of research on Salamandra algira by Sergé Bogaerts. The book describes literally every aspect related to Salamandra. The natural history is described in detail and a focus (one beside others) is set on conservation breeding, an ascpect that becomes more and more important).

The species chapters cover Salamandra salamandra in the Iberian peninsula, Salamandra s. alfredschmidti, Salamandra s. almanzoris, Salamandra s. bejarae, Salamandra s. bernardezi, Salamandra s. crespoi, Salamandra s. fastuosa, Salamandra s. gallaica, Salamandra s. longirostris, Salamandra s. morenica, Salamandra s. beschkovi, Salamandra s. giglioli, Salamandra s. salamandra, Salamandra s. terrestris, Salamandra s. werneri, Salamandra algira, Salamandra a. algira, Salamandra a.spelaea, Salamandra a. splendens, Salamandra a. tingitana, Salamandra corsica, Salamandra infraimmaculata, Salamandra i. infraimmaculata, Salamandra i. orientalis, Salamandra i. semenovi, Salamandra a.atra, Salamandra a.aurorae, Salamandra a. pasubiensis, Salamandra a.prenjensis, and Salamandra lanzai. Since the authors’ fascination for these beautiful tailed amphibians primarily results from the unexceptional morphological variety, this aspect is a major part of the book and described by a compilation of the best photographs available.

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Monograph
By: Uwe Seidel(Author), Philip Gerhardt(Author), Sebastian Steinfartz(Preface By)
543 pages, 760 colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations and colour distribution maps
Publisher: Edition Chimaira
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