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Amphibians of North America

a guide to field identification

by Hobart Muir Smith

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Published by Golden Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amphibians -- North America -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hobart M. Smith ; illustrated by Sy Barlowe.
    SeriesGolden field guide series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23254970M


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Amphibians of North America by Hobart Muir Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers/5().

National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of North America Paperback – Ma by Catherine Herbert Howell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Catherine Herbert Howell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(41). About the Book. Some species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution.

Lists of amphibians of the United States‎ (1 C, 29 P) Pages in category "Lists of amphibians of North America" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes. As a casual amateur watcher of frogs, turtles, snakes, and lizard-like beasts, I recommend the Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North American.

The first part of the book consists of 48 colour plates, each illustrating about 10 Cited by: Get this from a library. Amphibians & reptiles of North America. [Christiane Gunzi; Alan Male] -- An illustrated guide to common frogs, toads, salamanders, lizards, turtles, and snakes found in North America.

Includes science projects. North America is the world’s third-largest continent. It has polar, temperate and tropical regions, and a wide range of habitats, including temperate and tropical rainforests, grasslands, mountains, rivers and lakes.

Unsurprisingly, North America is home to a. He was founder and director of the Center for North American Herpetology and author of many articles and books, most recently Amphibians, Reptiles, and Turtles in Kansas (; with Suzanne L. Collins and Travis W. Taggart).Reviews: 3. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stebbins, Robert C.

(Robert Cyril), Amphibians of western North America. Berkeley, University of California Press, North America is a large place with thousands of Reptile and Amphibians species, and it is because of this large scope that this book looses credibility.

Because of the large scope, many species are not presented here; subspecies are This book was my first field guide, aside maybe by a couple golden guides, and it was a welcomed gift I /5. Some species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution.

This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic by: 5. Where found: A single species, the hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) occurs in the eastern United States, while Asian species occur in both China and Japan. They are the largest living amphibians known today.

The Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus), reaches up to m ( ft), feeds on fish and crustaceans, and has been known to live for more than 50.

About this book. Some species of amphibians inhabit North America. North American Amphibians reflects the enormous growth in interest about amphibians and the increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution that has occurred during the past two decades.

The Paperback of the National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of North America by Catherine Herbert Howell at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : National Geographic Society. Book Description: Some species of amphibians inhabit North America.

The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context.

Description: Caecilians completely lack limbs, making the smaller species resemble worms, while the larger species with lengths up to meters resemble snakes. The tail is short or absent. They have a strong skull, with a pointed snout used to force their way through soil or mud.[2] In most species, the number of bones in the skull are reduced and fused.

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Your Guide Reptiles & Amphibians of North America. Menu × Search for. Reptiles and Amphibians of North America by Leviton, Alan E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii.

University Press of Florida, Elliott, Lang, Carl Gerhardt, and Carlos Davidson. Frogs and Toads of North America, a Comprehensive Guide to their Identification, Behavior, and Calls.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Lannoo, Michael (Editor). Most of South America’s amphibians are of the frog / toad variety. Salamanders are much better represented in North America, with comparatively few being found south of the Equator.

However, there are some salamanders present in South America. One of these is the Nauta salamander. This is a very comprehensive field guide to Eastern/Central North America reptiles and amphibians. My only recommended suggestion (common to many of the Peterson Field Guide series) is that I wish the range maps were included with the species rather than being separate in the back of the book/5.

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians: Field Marks of All Species in Western North America, Includung Baja California (Peterson Field Guide Series) by Stebbins, Robert C.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "At last, a book is available on the North American ice-age amphibians andreptiles, as this has been greatly neededThe author is by far the foremostauthority on North American Pleistocene herpetofauna, and should be highlycommended for bringing forth a monumental volume."--Herpetozoa, "A Useful Book."--Choice, "A useful book."--Choice"Ecologists, vertebrate.

Title. A check list of North American amphibians and reptiles / Title Variants: Alternative: Checklist of North American amphibians and reptiles Related Titles. Series: Museum of Comparative Zoology--Biodiversity Heritage Library digitization project.

Stejneger, Leonhard, Barbour, Thomas, Type. of over 9, results for Books: Science & Math: Nature & Ecology: Fauna: Reptiles & Amphibians National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Night Sky of North America Mar 7 /5.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(25). PARC completed a comprehensive guide to inventory and monitoring of amphibians and reptiles in North America Inventory and Monitoring: Recommended Techniques for Reptiles and Amphibians, with application to the United States and Canada.

Editors:Gabrielle J. Graeter, Kurt A. Buhlmann, Lucas R. Wilkinson, and J. Whitfield Gibbons. Instead, for North America north of Mexico the names are called English names to acknowledge that common names exist in various languages.

Thus, in a recent list on names of Mexican amphibians and reptiles (Liner and Casas-Andreu, ), both standard English and Spanish names were given.

A companion. Some species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution. This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic : University of California Press.

Ornithologists’ Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk Conant, R. and J. Collins. A field guide to reptiles and amphibians of eastern and central North America, Third Ed.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. Connor, P. The mammals of the Tug Hill Plateau, New York. New York StateFile Size: KB. The word "amphibian" means two-lives, one in the water and one on land. Amphibians are Cold-blooded Like fish and reptiles, amphibians are cold-blooded.

This means their bodies don't automatically regulate their temperature. They must cool off and warm up by using their surroundings. Growing up from Egg to Adult Most amphibians hatch from eggs.

For years, herp lovers have relied on Roger Conant’s A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, in the Peterson Field Guide series. Houghton Mifflin first published the book inand the original edition was the one I.

In the 58 years since its first appearance, the Peterson Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America has undergone three major revisions (,and ) and one minor one ().

This new edition covers species, an increase of 32% over the included in the edition (the previous major revision). Scientific and Common Names of the Reptiles and Amphibians of North America – Explained: Biographies of people honored in the names of reptiles and amphibians.

Information/Data: Center for North American Herpetology: Established to benefit North American herpetofaunas and the scientists who study them. Information/Data: National Amphibian Atlas. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Dorcas, Michael E. A Guide to the Snakes of North Carolina. Davidson, NC: Davidson College. Dorcas, Mike, and Whit Gibbons. Frogs & Toads of the Southeast.

Athens: University of Georgia Press. Despite these limitations, this is still the best currently available field guide for the reptiles and amphibians of western North America. Robert Stebbins passed away in at the age of 98 after chronicling the herps of the west, which makes it uncertain if and when the content of this field guide will be updated/10(1).

About National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians. The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America–a must-have for any enthusiast’s day pack or home library–from.

Wrote "The Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America." Conducted extensive field work on reptiles and amphibians, largely in the US and Mexico, but also to a lesser extent in Africa and Asia.

Has visited and .Amphibians are small vertebrates that need water, or a moist environment, to survive. The species in this group include frogs, toads, salamanders, and .Some species of amphibians inhabit North America.

The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution.

This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context.