Book Review - A Field Guide to the Amphibians & Reptiles of Trinidad & Tobago

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  • Gilson A. Rivas Museo de Biología, Facultad Experimental de Ciencias, Universidad del Zulia, apartado postal 526, Maracaibo 4011, Venezuela

Abstract

The guide contains information provided by 20 investigators, directed by John Murphy, and edited by Renoir Auguste, a promising young herpetologist from Trinidad. With 336 pages, A Field Guide to the Amphibians & Reptiles of Trinidad & Tobago starts with a list of all authors and their current affiliations, a foreword by Robert Thomas, notable herpetologist from the US, who has worked in South America. These are followed by a preface, acknowledgments, how to use this book, introduction the environment conservation, folklore, measurements & identifying features, waifs & questionable species, amphibian species accounts, reptile species accounts, six appendixes, glossary of terms, list of references cited in the text and finally an index of common names.

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Published

2018-12-31

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