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The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras: Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation

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Series: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology – Special Publications Series Volume: 2

By: James R McCranie(Author)

666 pages, 101 colour photos, 197 b/w illustrations, 89 b/w distribution maps, 14 tables

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Oct 2018 | #240008 | ISBN-13: 9780674984165
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £32.95 $42 / €38 approx

About this book

Language: English with bilingual keys in English and Spanish

Based on years of field work and the examination of thousands of museum specimens, The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras is the final instalment of a series of volumes by James R. McCranie documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras.

Thoroughly illustrated by colour photographs and maps of geographic distribution, the book describes in detail 86 species of Honduran lizards, crocodilians, and turtles. Identification keys in both English and Spanish allow the ready identification of all species, and discussions of conservation status review current threats to all species. The publication of this work represents the completion of the most comprehensive and detailed study of the amphibian and reptilian faunas of any country in Latin America.


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Biography

James R. McCranie is a Research Associate at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

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