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Amphibians of North Africa

Academic Press

Titre : Amphibians of North Africa

* Presents the only book on research and species recognition of North West African and Mediterranean amphibians and reptiles in all life phases
* Provides novel, iconographic material about little-known species
* Features helpful visuals, including ink-drawings, photographs of adult and larvae stages, habitat photographs and distributional maps

Author (s) : Daniel Escoriza Jihène Ben Hassine
Publisher  : Academic Press
Date de parution : 16th March 2019
Pages : 359

Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae stages of species, such as the North African fire salamander, the common painted frog, Brongersma’s toad and the Mediterranean tree frog.

This book is a vital resource for herpetology and ecology students and researchers, helping them identify, understand and conserve these amphibians and reptiles in their various habitats across the North African and Mediterranean regions.

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