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Varanoid lizards of the world

Author: Eric R Pianka; Dennis King; Ruth Allen King
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Varanoid Lizards of the World is a comprehensive account of virtually everything important that is known about monitor lizards and their allies, beginning with detailed species accounts and proceeding to various modern comparative analyses. Where possible, people who have had detailed field experience with particular species have assembled the corresponding species accounts."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2003023722
(OCoLC)53155928
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric R Pianka; Dennis King; Ruth Allen King
ISBN: 9780253013699 0253013690 9780253343666 0253343666
OCLC Number: 971361614
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction / Eric R. Pianka and Dennis R. King --
2. The long and honorable history of monitors and their kin / Ralph E. Molnar --
3. Biogeography and phylogeny of varanoids / Ralph E. Molnar and Eric R. Pianka --
4. Tempo and timing of the Australian Varanus radiation / W. Bryan Jennings and Eric R. Pianka --
5. African varanid species --
5.1. Varanus albigularis / John ("Andy") Phillips --
5.2. Varanus exanthematicus / Daniel Bennett --
5.3. Varanus griseus / Michael Stanner --
5.4. Varanus niloticus / Sigrid Lenz --
5.5. Varanus ornatus / Wolfgang Bohme and Thomas Ziegler --
5.6. Varanus yemenensis / Wolfgang Bohme --
6. Asian varanid species --
6.1. Varanus bengalensis / Eric R. Pianka.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Eric R. Pianka and Dennis R. King with Ruth Allen King.

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Monitor lizards (genus Varanus) have attracted a great deal of interest - these large and impressive lizards are often the centerpiece of reptile house exhibits. This title presents an account of  Read more...

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