Venomous Reptiles of the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico
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BeschreibungPresenting the latest research on venomous reptiles in the United States, Canada, and northern Mexico and featuring an extensive bibliography of literature on the subject, this volume contains a wealth of information for anyone with an interest in venom, snakes, or herpetology in general.
PortraitCarl H. Ernst, professor emeritus at George Mason University and a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution, is coauthor of Turtles of the United States and Canada, also published by Johns Hopkins . Until her recent retirement, Evelyn M. Ernst taught high school chemistry and biology and was an administrator with the National Science Resources Center. Together they wrote Snakes of the United States and Canada.
PressestimmenA well written and detailed reference book... covering topics of great interest to both reptile enthusiast and the professional herpetologist alike. -- Daniel P. Madigan, Indianapolis Zoo This book has more information on these reptiles than I have ever seen in a book. Carl Ernst and Evelyn Ernst were great in compiling the information to make this book into an amazing and informational read. I give this book 5 out of 5 stars. Cybertron Reviews 2012 These fascinating books cover all the venomous lizards and snakes... An essential purchase for academic and large public libraries, and a very worthwhile acquisition for smaller libraries. -- Frederic F. Burchsted American Reference Books Annual 2012 The second volume of the comprehensive herpetology reference Venomous Reptiles of the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico is a 'must' recommendation for any college-level science holding serious about herpetology. Midwest Book Review 2012 Venomous Reptiles of the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico: Crotalus, Volume 2 completes this invaluable reference work. It will be the standard reference for herpetologists, and a source of fascination for enthusiasts. -- Steven Winchell Reptilia 2012 This two-volume set is by far the most complete, thoroughly researched, and accurate work on North American venomous reptiles yet published... Essential. Choice 2012
Untertitel: Crotalus. 172, 104 black & white illustrations, 22 maps, 46 colour illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Johns Hopkins University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2012
Seitenanzahl: 424 Seiten