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Snakes of the World

A Supplement, 1st Edition

By Jeff Boundy

CRC Press

272 pages

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Description

Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species, published in 2014, was the first catalogue of its kind and covered all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. This new volume will be a supplement to this important herpetological reference and will include new published data on snakes named and recognized since the publication of the original catalogue.

Key selling features:

  • Supplements and updates Wallach et al. - Snakes of the World - the only work to cover all living snakes in the world
  • Includes updates for fossil snakes named since the publication of Wallach et al.
  • Summarizes the systematic Snake Literature published since the appearance of Wallach et al.
  • Genera and Species are listed alphabetically for ease of reference

Table of Contents

Introduction. Current Classification of Snakes. Annotated list of Snakes, with revisions and comments. Literature Cited. Index

About the Author

Jeff Boundy is a Biologist in the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is also a Research Associate in the Museum of Natural Science at Louisiana State University. He is the author of dozens of scientific peer reviewed journal articles and was the co-author of Snakes of the World: A Catalog of Living and Extinct Species .

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General