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University dictionary of mammals of the world

Maurice Burton

University dictionary of mammals of the world

by Maurice Burton

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by David Pratt.
    SeriesApollo editions -- A-187
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL708 B85 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307p.
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18453381M

      This authoritative dictionary has been compiled with the aim of giving an overview of the English, German, French and Italian names of mammals. The Basic Table contains, in alphabetical order, the scientific names of families, genera, species and sub-species and synonyms with the identified names detailed in all four languages. Handbook of The Mammals of the World is inspired by and follows the general format of The Handbook of the Birds of the World. Both series are invaluable references but also testament to the ambition of the human spirit to seek to catalogue living things in the spirit of scientific explorers in the past.

      A checkbox and space to record notes are provided for each species, making this an ideal volume for keeping a personal mammals life list. With 5, species included, the checklist is the most up-to-date a This is the first checklist of mammals of the world to include both English and scientific names of every species as well as a brief summary /5(1). Mammal definition, any vertebrate of the class Mammalia, having the body more or less covered with hair, nourishing the young with milk from the mammary glands, and, with the exception of the egg-laying monotremes, giving birth to live young. See more.

    "From cover to cover of each book, this seven-volume set is a fascinating read full of interesting facts and beautiful photography. It is a great value and an excellent introduction for young readers to the world of animals. This is a set of books parents will want to share with their children and librarians will want to have on the shelf. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, Maurice, University dictionary of mammals of the world. New York, T.Y. Crowell [, ©]. Originally pub. under title: Systematic dictionary of mammals of the world. Description: pages illustrations: Other Titles: Systematic dictionary of mammals of the world.

Genre/Form: Classification Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, Maurice, Systematic dictionary of mammals of the world. Get this from a library. Systematic dictionary of mammals of the world. [Maurice Burton] -- In this concise but comprehensive handbook, practically all the world's mammals are described in detail.

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Highly readable, large, paperback guide to all the known mammals in the World containing an absolute wealth of information about the habitats and habits of the 5, plus species. It is, quite clearly, a quality product which is beautifully illustrated with fascinating colour photographs, brilliant drawings and helpful maps and the handy Reviews: Mammal Species of the World, 3rd edition (MSW3) is a database of mammalian taxonomy.

It is hoped that this database on the World Wide Web can be used as a convenient on-line reference for identifying or verifying recognized scientific names and for taxonomic research. The names are organized in a hierarchy that includes Order, Suborder, Family, Subfamily, Genus, Species and Subspecies.

‘an ultimate in natural history books’ - Irish Times Written by an international team of experts and edited by renowned zoologist Professor David Macdonald, this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Mammals has been comprehensively revised and updated to reflect the most recent developments in modern zoology.

It covers the behaviour, diet, distribution, and evolution of every known living. Mark Smith reviews – Handbook of the Mammals of the World (published by Lynx Edicions) Just before Christmas the latest edition of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World dropped through the letterbox, or rather arrived via courier, because the handbook is a mighty opus of 9 volumes that documents every extant mammal species in the world.

‘a fine compendium of unquestionable use Make sure you have an Allaby handy’ NatureThis best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up-to-date of its kind, containing over 5, entries on all aspects of zoology.

Complemented with numerous illustrations, it includes terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and.

Wilson and Reeder's Mammal Species of the World is the classic reference book on the taxonomic classification and distribution of the more than species of mammals that exist today.

The third edition includes detailed information on nomenclature and, for the first time, common names. Each concise entry covers type locality, distribution, synonyms, and major reference sources.3/5(6).

Russell A. Mittermeier, Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson (eds.). Handbook of the Mammals of the World: 3. Primates. Lynx Ediciones, Barcelona, Spain, Praise for the previous edition: "Carnivores, sea mammals, primates, large herbivores, small herbivores, insect eaters, and marsupials are the stars in this visually stunning work Any collection supporting a science curriculum would find this set invaluable well worth the expense.

Highly Recommended." The Book Report, starred review"After a major revision of both text and graphics, this. Volume 6 in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World series covers Lagomorphs (hares, rabbits etc.) as well as the first part of Rodents.

Volume 7 covers the rest of the rodents. University Professor and Divisional Dean, Natural Science Division, Pepperdine University, as well as children's books on endangered species, T-shirts, posters. About this book. Complete listing of all recognised mammal species in the world.

The authors have made an exhaustive analysis of the literature and incorporated the latest advances in taxonomy. They have included all newly described mammals, including many new bats and rodents. This book is extremely big - 10 inches ( cm) x (35 cm) in dimension.

It is two inches thick and very heavy. And it is very expensive - US$ not including shipping. This is only the volume on primates. There are separate books on other mammals.

There is one for rodents, another on cats, one on marsupials, and another on hoofed s: 6. The Handbook of Mammals of the World (HMW) is an unprecedented, lavishly illustrated reference work for the Class Mammalia.

This series of 9 large-format volumes describes and illustrates every currently recognized mammal species, along with a detailed overview of each mammalian Family. A gigantic book with lots of information on the appearance, behavior, and ecology of the wild mammals of the world.

I think it is a model of how specialists can give an informative overview of their subject to a wider public without being "light" or unreadably technical/5(3). Published by Lynx Edicions in association with Conservation International and IUCN. The penultimate volume of the Handbook of Mammals of the World covers all of the remaining orders (Cingulata, Pilosa, Afrosoricida, Macroscelidea, Scandentia, Dermoptera, and Eulipotyphla), other than bats (Chiroptera).

From armadillos, sloths, and anteaters to shrews and moles, Volume 8 includes a wide variety. The New Encyclopedia of Mammals book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The last decades of the 20th century saw a flowering The New Encyclopedia of Mammals book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. by an international team of scientists led by David Macdonald of Oxford University/5(3).Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference is a standard reference work in mammalogy giving descriptions and bibliographic data for the known species of is now in its third edition, published in latewhich was edited by Don E.

Wilson and DeeAnn M. Reeder. An online version is hosted by Bucknell University, from which the names of the species can be.For the serious wildlife enthusiast who wants a lot of useful information brought together into a single book, Volume 2 in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World is an invaluable reference.

Like every volume in the series, it is an Aladdin’s Cave of information. It is a multi-author work; an international collaboration with 29 authors.