Monadjem, Ara / Taylor, Peter J. / Denys, Christiane / Cotterill, Fenton P.D.
Rodents of Sub-Saharan Africa
A biogeographic and taxonomic synthesis
- 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