A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

Based on fifteen years of fieldwork, this guide is a valuable tool for experts and amateurs alike in the identification, study, and conservation of these fascinating animals.

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

Author: Sherif Baha el Din

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9774249798

Page: 359

View: 721

Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypt's most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypt's principal species, with detailed material on their taxonomy, identification, natural history, and ecology. Based on fifteen years of fieldwork, this guide is a valuable tool for experts and amateurs alike in the identification, study, and conservation of these fascinating animals. With an easy-to-use key, high-quality maps, and over 100 color illustrations, this field guide covers 110 species including tortoises and turtles, lizards, snakes, and crocodiles found in Egypt. Each entry contains concise information about the species, including English, Latin, and Arabic names; world and Egypt distribution; distinguishing features; habitat and ecology; behavior; and conservation status. Included too are line drawings to illustrate key identification features and differences between species. With a comprehensive bibliography for further research, the guide supplies the accuracy and scientific rigor that scientists look for, while providing an accessible approach for generalists and amateurs. For biologists, nature lovers, and anyone interested in Egypt's rich natural heritage, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt is an ideal reference tool.

Related Books:

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Sherif Baha el Din
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypt's most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypt's principal species,
Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Christophe Dufresnes
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Packed with outstanding photographs, this practical, compact yet comprehensive reference is the definitive guide to all 139 amphibian species found in the Western Palearctic and adjacent regions. From familiar frogs and toads to striking salamanders and newts, the detailed text describes each species' appearance, habitat and behaviour, and includes useful
A Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 395
Authors: Sherif Baha El Din
Categories: NATURE
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypts most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypts principal species,
Environment and Religion in Ancient and Coptic Egypt: Sensing the Cosmos through the Eyes of the Divine
Language: en
Pages: 582
Authors: Alicia Maravelia, Nadine Guilhou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-01 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

Proceedings of a conference held in Athens in 2017, this volume presents 34 fresh and original papers (plus 2 abstracts) on ancient Egyptian religion, environment and the cosmos. Papers connect many interdisciplinary approaches including Egyptology, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, geography, botany, zoology, ornithology, theology and history.
Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern Guatemala, the Yucatán, and Belize
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Jonathan A. Campbell
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Frogs, toads, salamanders, caecilians, turtles, lizards, crocodiles, and numerous species of snakes in the Petén region of northern Guatemala and adjacent terrain in Mexico and Belize are illustrated and profiled in this first field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of the area. The 160 species of creatures range from