Natural History Products

  • Behavior of Lizards

    Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives

    Edited by Vincent Bels, Anthony Russell

    Lizards serve as focal organisms for many of biological questions related to evolution, ecology, physiology, and morphology. They are studied at multiple spatial and temporal scales, from the individual to the community level. This book, authored by expert contributors from around the globe,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

    By Anthony Herrel, Christine Bohmer, Anne-Claire Fabre

    This book is an atlas of limbs in terrestrial mammals. Diversity is highlighted with comprehensive phylogenetic coverage of front and hind limbs. Ecological diversity is also targeted with different locomotor ecologies (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal). Standardized views of the limb musculature…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Healing Plants of Nigeria

    An Ethnomedicinal Survey

    By Anselm Adodo, Maurice M. Iwu

    This book explores the field of ethnomedicine in Nigeria, documenting the plants traditionally used by the local population and the traditional beliefs around the use. It argues for a return to a community-based approach to medicine.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Plankton

    Guide to Their Ecology and Monitoring for Water Quality, Second Edition

    By Iain Suthers, David Rissik, Anthony Richardson

    This practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to the biology and ecology of plankton and describes its use as a tool for monitoring water quality. All the major freshwater and coastal phytoplankton and zooplankton groups are covered and their associated environmental issues are…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    More than 30 species of plover (genus Charadrius) have provided key insights shaping theory across a wide range of ecological sub-discipline. Many of these species are also threatened because they live where human population is greatest. The editors propose to organize a group of international…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Atlas of Reptile Development

    By Jacqueline E. Moustakas-Verho, Raul Diaz

    This is an atlas of development for several reptiles: a turtle (Trachemys scripta), a specialized lizard (Chamaeleo calyptratus ), a generalized terrestrial lizard (Aspidoscelis uniparens ), a snake (Boaedon (Lamprophis) fuliginosus ), and a crocodilian (Alligator mississippiensis ). With the rise…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26 
    CRC Press

  • PhyloCode

    A Phylogenetic Code of Biological Nomenclature

    By Kevin de Queiroz, Philip Cantino

    This book will govern the names of clades, while species names will still be governed by traditional codes. PhyloCode is designed so that it can be used concurrently with the rankbased codes. It is not meant not to replace existing systems but to provide an alternative system for governing the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Type Specimens of Fossil Fishes

    Catalogue of the University of Alberta Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology

    By John Clay Bruner

    The Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Allberta houses type specimens of fossil fishes. This book is a catalogue of these specimens. Included for each entry is taxonomy, detailed collection locality information, the citation wherein the species was originally described, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Phylonyms

    An Implementation of the PhyloCode

    Edited by Kevin de Queiroz, Philip Cantino, Jacques A. Gauthier

    Nearly 300 clades - lineages of organisms - will be defined by reference to hypotheses of phylogenetic history rather than by taxonomic ranks and types. This volume will document the Real World uses of PhyloCode and will govern and apply to the names of clades, while species names will still be…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Origin and Evolution of Neural Crest Cells

    Edited by Daniel Meulemans Medeiros

    Vertebrates possess lineage-specific characteristics. These include paired anterior sense organs and a robust, modular head skeleton built of cellular cartilage and bone. All of these structures are derived, at least partly, from an embryonic tissue unique vertebrates - the neural crest. The…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    CRC Press
    Evolutionary Cell Biology

  • Trophic Ecology

    By James E. Garvey, Matt Whiles

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    CRC Press

  • Invertebrate Zoology

    A Tree of Life Approach

    By Bernd Schierwater, Rob DeSalle

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of invertebrate organismal zoology (IZ), defining invertebrates as any multicellular organism without a backbone (excluding plants and Fungi). While there are many IZ textbooks on the market, few combine the classical anatomical information with the newer…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

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