Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

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Reed, 1986 - Amphibians - 688 pages
Fifth edition of a guide first published in 1975, which has been enlarged and is now more user-friendly. Describes all 951 known species of frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes. Each entry includes a colour photo, a map of distribution and supplementary drawings. Also contains a list of all species, identification clues, collection and preservation hints, a glossary, references and an index.

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Contents

PREFACE
7
Location of specimens
20
AMPHIBIANS
35
FAMILY MYOBATRACHIDAE
38
Megistolotis
55
Notaden
62
Family Hylidae Tree Frogs
88
verrucosa
93
Family Scincidae Skinks
266
inornatus
300
caligula
339
Menetia
365
SNAKES Figs 169224 722874
394
Aspidites
407
Family Colubridae Colubrid Snakes
415
Boiga
416

Family Microhylidae Narrowmouthed Toads
121
Sphenophryne
124
FAMILY CROCODYLIDAE
130
TURTLES AND TORTOISES Figs 5972 387416
132
Eretmochelys
136
Family Carettochelydidae Pittedshelled Turtle
138
kreffti
146
LIZARDS Figs 73168417721
152
Family Pygopodidae Snakelizards
199
Delma
205
Family Agamidae Dragon Lizards
216
Amphibolurus
217
Caimanops
236
pindan
242
Physignathus
249
Family Varanidae Goannas or Monitor Lizards
253
Family Elapidae Elapid Snakes
422
Cryptophis
428
Furina
438
Neelaps
445
Family Hydrophiidae SeaSnakes
463
Astrotia
469
Family Laticaudidae Sea Kraits
481
The Reptiles of Australias Indian Ocean Territories
627
Jēnestra 175
635
Anomalopus see also Coeranoscincus
640
driegata 178
642
Glaphyromorphus as part of Sphenomorphus p 376 bougainvillii 352
647
Calyptotis
652
Styporhynchus as Amphiesma p 415 415
656
GLOSS ARY
660
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