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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Herpetology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-544) and indexes.

StatementF. Harvey Pough ... [et al.].
ContributionsPough, F. Harvey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL641 .H47 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 577 p. :
Number of Pages577
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673263M
ISBN 100138508763
LC Control Number97019347

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