Lagomorphs: Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World

Lagomorphs: Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421423401
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 902,403
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Andrew T. Smith is a President’s Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University and the chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Lagomorph Specialist Group. He is the coeditor of A Guide to the Mammals of China and Mammals of China. Charlotte H. Johnston is the manager of the Vertebrate Collections in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. Paulo C. Alves is an associate professor of biology in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Porto and the head of the Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Management research group at CIBIO (Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetics Resources). The cofounder and president of the World Lagomorph Society, he is the coeditor of Lagomorph Biology: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation. Klaus Hackländer is a professor of wildlife biology and game management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). The cofounder and secretary of the World Lagomorph Society, he is the coeditor of Lagomorph Biology.

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
1. Introduction
2. Evolution of Lagomorphs
3. Systematics of Lagomorphs
4. Introduced Lagomorphs
5. Diseases of Lagomorphs
6. Conservation of Lagomorphs
SPECIES ACCOUNTS
Order Lagomorpha
Family Ochotonidae
Family Leporidae
The Rabbits
Sylvilagus
Lepus
References
Index

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