Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series #45) (Paperback)

Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series #45) By James R. Dixon, Toby J. Hibbitts (By (photographer)) Cover Image

Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series #45) (Paperback)

By James R. Dixon, Toby J. Hibbitts (By (photographer))

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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.

JAMES R. DIXON is professor emeritus at Texas A&M University and curator emeritus of amphibians and reptiles at the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection.
Product Details ISBN: 9781603447348
ISBN-10: 1603447342
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication Date: January 14th, 2013
Pages: 460
Language: English
Series: W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series
"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
— Choice

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

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