A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology

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This dictionary is a comprehensive reference work on all aspects of the study of animals. Fully revised for this edition, with over 5000 entries, it provides wide coverage of topics including animal behaviour, ecology, physiology, genetics, cytology, evolution, and Earth history. There is taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. The text has been revised to incorporate the discovery of "extremophiles" - organisms living in environments formerly considered impossibly hostile - and the toxonomic reclassification that this has entailed.show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 121.92 x 190.5 x 33.02mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 100 line drawings
  • 0192800760
  • 9780192800763

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a fine compendium of unquestionable use ... Make sure you have an Allaby handy Natureshow more

About Michael Allaby

About the Author: Michael Allaby is a well-known writer on science and the environment. He is the general editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History and the editor of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ecology and (with Ailsa Allaby) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences.show more

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