Mammals of the Neotropics, Volume 3: Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil
Despite intense interest in this biologically diverse and ecologically important region, the mammals of South America are still not well known. Filling a large gap in the literature, this volume provides a survey and synthesis of current knowledge of the more than 650 species of land and marine mammals found in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil.
Third in a series that reviewers have described as "state of the art" (Journal of Biogeography) and "invaluable to anyone interested in the mammalian fauna of the Neotropics" (Quarterly Review of Biology), this volume follows the format of its acclaimed predecessors. Chapters present not only up-to-date taxonomic information but also ecological and behavioral characteristics, conservation status, and distribution maps for most species. Numerous illustrations are provided to assist in field and laboratory identification, including exquisite color and black-and-white plates by Fiona Reid. New to this volume are chapters contributed by experts on the mammalian fossil record of this region and on its current biodiversity and biogeography. An appendix summarizes changes to the nomenclature that have altered the scientific names used in the first two volumes.
Volumes 1 and 2 of Mammals of the Neotropics, which are also available, describe the mammals of Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana (volume 1) and Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay (volume 2). The fourth and final volume of this series will cover the mammals of Mexico and Central America.
Mammalian Faunas in the PlioPleistocene of Brazil
A Deep History of South American Mammals S David Webb
Fossil Mammals of the Amazon as a Portrait of a Pleistocene Environment Alceu Rancy
Pleistocene Mammals of the Cerrado and Caatinga of Brazil Castor Cartelle
The Contemporary Mammalian Fauna
The New World Marsupials Didelphimorpha Paucituberculata and Microbiotheria
Order Xenarthra Edentata
Order Perissodactyla Oddtoed Ungulates
Order Artiodactyla Eventoed Ungulates
Order Rodentia Rodents Roedores
Biogeography of Land Mammal Faunas
The Galapagos and Other South American Islands
Biodiversity Reconsidered John F Eisenberg
Macrogeography of Brazilian Mammals Gustavo A B da Fonseca Gisela Herrmann and Yuri L R Leite
Order Chiroptera Bats Murcielagos Morcegos
Order Carnivora Fissipedia
Seals Sea Lions and Walruses
Baleias Botos and Golfinhos
Order Sirenia Sea Cows
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