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Monadjem, Ara / Taylor, Peter J. / Denys, Christiane / Cotterill, Fenton P.D.

Rodents of Sub-Saharan Africa

A biogeographic and taxonomic synthesis

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    February 2015
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    • Up-to-date taxonomy for African rodents
    • Resource for reliable identification of rodent species
    • Accurate and up-to-date distribution maps based on museum specimens

    Aims and Scope

    This comprehensive handbook covers all the rodents occurring in Southern, Central, East and West Africa, south of the Sahara. Genus and species accounts include diagnostic descriptions, systematics and taxonomy, biogeographical environment, fossil species, photographs of skull and mandible, illustrations of molar dentition, photographs of live animals, distribution maps and tables of standard museum measurements.


    x, 1092 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Africa; Biodiversity; Rodents; Taxonomy; Zoology

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    Ara Monadjem, University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni, Swaziland; Peter John Taylor, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, Republic of South Africa, Christiane Denys, Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; Fenton P.D. Cotterill, University of Stellenbosh, Republic of South Africa.

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