A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians / Edition 3

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians / Edition 3

by Roger Tory Peterson, Robert C. Stebbins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0395982723

ISBN-13: 9780395982723

Pub. Date: 03/27/2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


This third edition covers all the species of reptiles and amphibians found in western North America. More than 650 full-color paintings and photographs show key details for making accurate identifications. Up-to-date color range maps give species' distributions. Important information on conservation efforts and survival status rounds out the detailed species

Overview


This third edition covers all the species of reptiles and amphibians found in western North America. More than 650 full-color paintings and photographs show key details for making accurate identifications. Up-to-date color range maps give species' distributions. Important information on conservation efforts and survival status rounds out the detailed species descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395982723
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/27/2003
Series:
Peterson Field Guides Series
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
264,984
Product dimensions:
4.52(w) x 7.24(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Map of Area Coveredii
List of Platesix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction1
Making Captures15
Field Study and Protection20
Identification Keys25
Plates35
Species Accounts148
Salamanders151
Frogs and Toads199
Turtles246
Lizards263
Snakes340
Baja California "Endemics"419
Amphibian Eggs and Larvae433
Range Maps464
Glossary508
Bibliography514
Index519

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