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By Ronald Strahan,Pamela Conder

ISBN-10: 064309167X

ISBN-13: 9780643091672

Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals is the 1st unified advisor to the mammals of either Australia and New Guinea. in line with Ronald Strahan’s first dictionary of Australian mammals, released in 1981, it contains all species, either local and brought. for every species and genus, it presents a transparent consultant to pronunciation, the derivation and value of the part components of the identify, and the quotation that identifies its earliest legitimate description.
This precise paintings contains biographical notes on fifty-one zoologists who, over the last 3 centuries, have named Australian and New Guinean mammals.
The booklet additionally contains an account of the foundations and practices of zoological nomenclature, including a complete bibliography and an index of universal names.
Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals is a useful reference for mammal researchers and scholars, in addition to somebody attracted to typical history.

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