Released on 2005Categories Nature

Mammal Species of the World

Mammal Species of the World

Author: Don E. Wilson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801882210

Category: Nature

Page: 2142

View: 758

This indispensable reference work belongs in public and academic libraries throughout the world and on the shelf of every biologist who works with mammals.
Released on 1993-03-17Categories Nature

MAMMAL SPECIES WORLD 2E

MAMMAL SPECIES WORLD 2E

Author: WILSON DON E

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 1560982179

Category: Nature

Page: 1206

View: 505

The first edition was published in 1982; production of the second included initiation of an electronic database which will be maintained and revised with the efficiencies afforded by computer technology. An important difference in the second edition is that dissenting opinions are not published alon
Released on 2013-06-02Categories Nature

Mammals of China

Mammals of China

Author: Andrew T. Smith

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691154275

Category: Nature

Page: 396

View: 515

China's breathtaking diversity of natural habitats--from mountains and deserts to grasslands and lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species. This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of all 558 species of mammals found in China. An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and beautiful color illustrations by wildlife artist Federico Gemma depict a majority of the species. The definitive text is written by leading specialists and follows the most current global standards for mammalian systematics. This field-ready pocket edition of A Guide to the Mammals of China makes the rich mammal fauna of China accessible to ecotravelers and naturalists like never before. The comprehensive pocket guide to all of China's 558 mammal species Describes the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species Features up-to-date distribution maps and stunning color illustrations throughout Written by a team of leading specialists
Released on 2004-01-01Categories Nature

Mammals of the World

Mammals of the World

Author: Andrew Duff

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300103980

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 594

02 Mammals of the WorldA ChecklistAndrew Duff and Ann LawsonThis 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 of distribution and habitat. 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 5,049 species included, the checklist is the most up-to-date available today.An appendix gives further details and offers a literature citation for over 519 species that either have been described as new to science or have been elevated from synonymy since 1993. Comprehensive indexes to English and scientific names assist with finding species that may appear in field guides or other works on mammals under different names. The book will be an invaluable resource for mammalogists everywhere, but will also appeal to any well traveled naturalist, including world birders and safari travelers, with an interest in recording mammals.Andrew Duff and Ann Lawson are experienced naturalists who have been studying mammals for many years. Between them they have birded and mammal-watched in many countries on five continents. Mammals of the WorldA ChecklistAndrew Duff and Ann LawsonThis 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 of distribution and habitat. 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 5,049 species included, the checklist is the most up-to-date available today.An appendix gives further details and offers a literature citation for over 519 species that either have been described as new to science or have been elevated from synonymy since 1993. Comprehensive indexes to English and scientific names assist with finding species that may appear in field guides or other works on mammals under different names. The book will be an invaluable resource for mammalogists everywhere, but will also appeal to any well traveled naturalist, including world birders and safari travelers, with an interest in recording mammals.Andrew Duff and Ann Lawson are experienced naturalists who have been studying mammals for many years. Between them they have birded and mammal-watched in many countries on five continents.
Released on 2000-07-17Categories Science

Common Names of Mammals of the World

Common Names of Mammals of the World

Author: Don E. Wilson

Publisher: Soho Press

ISBN: 9781560983835

Category: Science

Page: 204

View: 273

For many mammalogists the lack of a standard English reference to mammal common names has precluded their use, while for beginning naturalists scientific names can be daunting. Moreover, some species with wide geographical distributions may have different names in different parts of their ranges, and different species may share the same common names. This book provides a complete, authoritative list of standardized and unique vernacular English names for all 4,629 of the currently recognized mammal species of the world. It establishes common names for hundreds of mammals that have previously been known only by their Latin binomials. Covering both well-known mammals and many small- to medium-sized species that live in areas where few studies have been conducted, the authors draw extensively on existing literature and on their own expertise to formulate English names that describe a distinctive aspect of each animal's appearance, ecological habits, or geographical distribution. Presented in phylogenetic order, the book's list includes order and family names as well as those of genera and species. An extensive bibliography of sources and two indexes of both common and scientific names round out the volume. Common Names of Mammals of the World offers a comprehensive, useful reference not only for mammalogists but also for wildlife managers, conservation biologists, environmental law enforcement agencies, zoologists, and others interested in the world's mammals.
Released on 2010-04-23Categories Nature

A Guide to the Mammals of China

A Guide to the Mammals of China

Author: Andrew T. Smith

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400834112

Category: Nature

Page: 576

View: 257

China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species. A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all 556 species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species. An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and color plates illustrate a majority of species. Written by a team of leading specialists, including Professor Wang Sung who provides a history of Chinese mammalogy, A Guide to the Mammals of China is the ideal reference for researchers and a delight for anyone interested in China's rich mammal fauna. The definitive, comprehensive, up-to-date guide to all of China's 556 mammal species High-quality color plates accompany the detailed text Each species account comes with a distribution map Organized taxonomically for easy reference Includes an extensive bibliography