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Describing species : practical taxonomic procedure for biologists

Describing species : practical taxonomic procedure for biologists

Author: Judith E Winston
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [post 2007], cop. 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A basic practical manual for the process of describing new species, this desperately needed desk reference and guide to nomenclatural procedure and taxonomic writing serves as a Strunk & White of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith E Winston
ISBN: 9780231068246 0231068247 9780231068253 0231068255
OCLC Number: 750553182
Notes: Data wydania na podstawie ISBN - po 01.01.2007.
Description: XX, [1], 518 s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Introduction 1. Introduction 2. Biological Nomenclature II. Recognizing Species 3. Species and Their Discovery Species Concepts 4. Establishing Identity: The Literature Search 5. Establishing Identity: Using Museum Collections III. Writing Species Descriptions 6. Species Descriptions in Taxonomy 7. Headings and Synonymies 8. Naming Species: Etymology 9. Type and Voucher Material 10. Diagnosis 11. Description Section 12. Taxonomic Discussion Section 13. The Ecology Section 14. Occurrence and Distribution 15. Material Examined 16. Publication IV. Beyond Species Description 17. Subspecies 18. Genus-Level Description and Revision 19. Keys 20. Description of Higher Taxa 21. Common Problems 22. Further Studies in Systematics Literature Cited
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This book is probably the most exhaustive treatment available of the practical aspects of describing new species or higher taxa. -- Henry Disney, Cambridge University Nature A practical manual for Read more...

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