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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reptiles,
  • Wild animals,
  • Nature,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Western Hemisphere,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Poisonous snakes

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages1032
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848550M
ISBN 100801441412
ISBN 109780801441417

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This is one such book, or rather two such books. Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere is one of the most essential purchases for anybody interested in venomous snakes or American herpetology. It is a feast, a banquet, you will be thumbing through these volumes for hours." (Mark O'Shea, The Herptile)Cited by: From the Back Cover: "The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere is a spectacular accomplishment. Jonathan A. Campbell and William W. Lamar have assembled remarkably thorough accounts of the systematics and natural history of almost two hundred species, as well as a phenomenal set of color illustrations, and their collaborators have provided scholarly overviews of snakebite, /5(14). Jonathan A. Campbell is the author of The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, 2 Vol. Set ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 1 review, published ) Home My Books/5. Two-volume set. Since the publication of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America by Cornell University Press in , scientific discoveries and taxonomic changes have resulted in the addition of many taxa and species to the herpetological fauna of the Western Hemisphere.

Two-volume set. Since the publication of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America by Cornell University Press in , scientific discoveries and taxonomic changes have resulted in the addition of many taxa and species to the herpetological fauna of the Western Hemisphere. This updated, heavily rewritten, and greatly expanded version of that book now includes accounts of all species of venomous snakes and lizards found in the Western Hemisphere/5(15).   The whole twin-volume set is must comprise, one of the most essential purchases for anybody interested in venomous snakes or American herpetology. It is a feast, a banquet, you will be thumbing through these volumes for hours.   This greatly expanded and updated version of that book - now in two volumes - includes accounts of all species of venomous snakes and lizards found in the Western Hemisphere. Lizards, coralsnakes, and seasnakes are featured in Volume I, whereas Volume II begins with pitvipers and includes all known species of rattlesnakes. 2-volume set. An updated, rewritten and expanded version of "The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America" (), now includes accounts of all species found in the US and Canada. Bilingual identification keys (English Spanish). An essential reference work for all those interested in herpetology.

  The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, Volumes I and II is an essential reference for all naturalists interested in herpetology—amateurs impressed by the beauty and complexity of venomous reptiles as well as professional herpetologists and their students conducting research in the classroom, at the zoo, and in the : Jonathan A. Campbell. A Review of: “The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, Volumes I and II” Written by Jonathon A. Campbell and William W. Lamar, Comstock Publishing (Cornell University Press), Ithaca, NY, , Hardbound, pages, Illustrated, $, £, ISBN Author: W. T. Shier.   Two-volume set. Since the publication of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America by Cornell University Press in , scientific discoveries and taxonomic changes have resulted in the addition of many taxa and species to the herpetological fauna of the Western Hemisphere/5(14). The first volume contains an introduction to the geography and venomous snake fauna of the Americas (including a key to the species of each country), and species accounts for most New World venomous reptiles. Volume 2 contains the species accounts for the rattlesnakes, a remarkable page bibliography, and four separate chapters written by guest authors, on venomous snake mimicry, the evolution of New World venomous snakes, and two Author: Wolfgang Wüster.