Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America
By (author) J. Alan Holman
Normal Price: $99.64
Your Price: $89.67 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.96! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.48 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America by J. Alan Holman
Book DescriptionThe heart of this book consists of detailed systematic accounts of the known fossil frogs and toads (anurans) of North America and their localities. Extinct fossil frogs and toads are fully discussed and illustrated, and in some cases are re-diagnosed and re-described. For fossil taxa still living, the book gives the modern characteristics, ecological attributes, and modern ranges, and includes illustrations of diagnostic skeletal elements. The volume begins with an overview of the anurans and anuran studies, a general account of the skeleton and bones, and a discussion of the early evolution of the Anura, along with the formal classification of anuran taxonomic groups found in the North American fossil record. The third part of the book presents an epoch-by-epoch discussion of Mesozoic, Tertiary, and Pleistocene anurans, the classification and phylogeny of the anurans, and a comprehensive list of references.
Buy Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America book by J. Alan Holman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780253342805
(260mm x 184mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 25-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author J. Alan Holman
Fossil Salamanders of North America, Hardback (August 2006)
Presents a systematic account of the known fossil salamanders of North America, illustrates and discusses the extinct salamanders, re-diagnosing or redescribing some on the basis of additional information and fossil material.
Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in Britain and Europe, Hardback (April 1998)» View all books by J. Alan Holman
The Pleistocene epoch is characterized by striking climatic oscillations and sea level fluctuations. This book discusses the Pleistocene amphibians and reptiles in Britain and the European continent eastward through present-day Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Yugoslav republics and Greece.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America book by J. Alan Holman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - J. Alan Holman
J. Alan Holman (1931-2006) was Professor and Curator Emeritus of Vertebrate Paleontology at Michigan State University. He wrote seven books, including Fossil Snakes of North America (IUP, 2000).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.