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Ecophysiology of amphibians inhabiting xeric environments

by M. R. Warburg

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Published by Springer in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amphibians -- Ecophysiology.,
  • Amphibians -- Adaptation.,
  • Xeric ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael R. Warburg.
    SeriesAdaptations of desert organisms
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 182p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22227365M
    ISBN 103540592725
    LC Control Number97039317

    This book is a basic account of the life cycles and life history strategies of the major groups of desert arthropods. It covers a wide variety of topics including an overview of major adaptations in desert arthropods, characteristic features of deserts, a comprehensive review of life history theory, and a detailed description of embryonic and postembryonic development. Ecophysiology of Amphibians Inhabiting Xeric Environments (Adaptations of Desert Organisms) Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology (Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science) Eel Biology Eels (Nature's Children) Eels (Seward, Homer, Sea Monsters.).

    AbstractA key goal of ecology and evolution is to understand the relative contributions of environment and history in determining the geographic distribution of organisms. For the Neotropical lowlands, where temperatures are similar across landscapes, we hypothesize that water balance may be a critical but understudied factor in determining the distribution of by: 5. of Amphibians Inhabiting Xeric Environm)ent M. Warburg Ecophysiology of Amphibians Inhabiting Xeric Environments XVI, pp. 39 figs. 18 tabs. Hardcover DM ,-ISBN A description of the structural and functional adaptations of the key organs such as skin, kidneys, bladder, lungs and ovaries, with special emphasis placed on.

    Warburg M. Ecophysiology of amphibians inhabiting xeric environments. Adaptations of desert organisms. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Degani G. Water balance of salamanders Salamandra-salamandra from different habitats. Amphibia-Reptilia Degani G. Author: Gad Degani. Amphibian Characteristics, Taxonomy, and Evolution Goal of the Lecture Reading Assignments: 1) Handouts (Zardoya and Meyer , Laurin ) To familiarize students with characteristics of the Class Amphibia, the diversity of extant amphibians, and the fossil record of amphibians. 2) Duellman and Trueb: pp. Lecture OutlineFile Size: 1MB.


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