Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals
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Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals by Ronald Strahan
Book DescriptionDictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals is the first unified guide to the mammals of both Australia and New Guinea. Based on Ronald Strahan's first dictionary of Australian mammals, published in 1981, it includes all species, both native and introduced. For each species and genus, it provides a clear guide to pronunciation, the derivation and significance of the component parts of the name, and the citation that identifies its earliest valid description. This unique work includes biographical notes on fifty-one zoologists who, over the past three centuries, have named Australian and New Guinean mammals. The book also includes an account of the principles and practices of zoological nomenclature, together with a comprehensive bibliography and an index of common names. Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals is an invaluable reference for mammal researchers and students, as well as anyone interested in natural history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780643091672
(196mm x 126mm x 18mm)
Imprint: CSIRO Publishing
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Ronald Strahan
Mammals of Australia, Hardback (March 2008)
Provides an account of the various species of native mammals known to have existed in Australia since European settlement and other species living in a wild state. This book surveys the rich and varied world of Australia's mammals, from well known Platypus, Koala and Kangaroo species to the less known pygmypossums, bats and carnivorous marsupials.
Photographic Guide to Mammals of Australia, Paperback (February 1995)» View all books by Ronald Strahan
This photographic guide is designed as a companion for the traveller, local or international, who is interested in Australian mammals. The guide identifies different species, over 168 of which are illustrated in colour.
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