Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps

Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps

by James R. Dixon
     
 

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This third edition of James R. Dixon’s Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps, completely redesigned throughout with color photographs, revised taxonomic keys, and updated species descriptions, covers more than two hundred species of amphibians and reptiles. As in the previous editions,

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This third edition of James R. Dixon’s Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps, completely redesigned throughout with color photographs, revised taxonomic keys, and updated species descriptions, covers more than two hundred species of amphibians and reptiles. As in the previous editions, the book includes an extensive listing of the literature on Texas amphibians and reptiles that goes back to the historic writings of Berlandier, in the early nineteenth century, and is updated to reflect the most recent research.?Comprehensive distribution maps, updated references, and an exhaustive bibliography round out this latest edition of what has come to be widely recognized as the standard scientific guide and reference for professional, academic, and amateur naturalists interested in the herpatofauna of Texas.

Editorial Reviews

Mexia News - Jerry Turner
"...a beautiful and useful book...it has a place in homes where nature is important. Schools should order copies."--Jerry Turner, The Mexia News
Birdbooker Report 258 - Ian Paulsen

"A must have for those with an interest in the amphibians and reptiles of Texas!"--Ian Paulsen, Birdbooker Report 258
Choice

"Distinguished herpetologist Dixon has produced an enlarged, updated third edition that is much improved in format, attractiveness, and reader usability . . . . All accounts contain Texas county spot maps and one or more excellent color photographs."--Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603447348
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
01/14/2013
Series:
W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series, #45
Edition description:
Third Edition, Revised and Updated
Pages:
460
Sales rank:
1,115,696
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author


JAMES R. DIXON is professor emeritus at Texas A&M University and curator emeritus of amphibians and reptiles at the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection.

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