By Laurie J. Vitt,Janalee P. Caldwell
The fourth variation of the textbook Herpetology covers the fundamental biology of amphibians and reptiles, with updates in approximately each conceptual region. not just does it function a fantastic beginning for contemporary herpetology classes, however it is usually suitable to classes in ecology, habit, evolution, systematics, and morphology.
Examples taken from amphibians and reptiles during the international make this booklet an invaluable herpetology textbook in numerous international locations. Naturalists, beginner herpetologists, herpetoculturists, zoo pros, etc will locate this booklet readable and entire of appropriate traditional heritage and distributional information.
Amphibians and reptiles have assumed a primary function in learn end result of the range of ecological, physiological, morphological, behavioral, and evolutionary styles they express. This absolutely revised variation brings the newest study to the reader, ranging over subject matters in evolution, copy, habit and extra, permitting scholars and pros to maintain present with a quick relocating field.
- Heavily revised and up-to-date with dialogue of squamate (lizard and snake) taxonomy and new content material mirrored in present literature
- Includes elevated specialize in conservation biology in herpetology whereas maintaining strong content material on organismal biology of reptiles and amphibians
- Presents new photographs incorporated from authors' broad library
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Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles by Laurie J. Vitt,Janalee P. Caldwell