AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES FROM LORETO, PERU

AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES FROM LORETO, PERU: “

A full-color guide depicting 212 Peruvian herp species coming from Loreto is available to freely download from http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/plantguides/guideimages.asp?ID=393
This beautiful and useful 14 pages guide is authored by Giuseppe Gagliardi-Urrutia, from the Peruvian Center for Biodiversity and Conservation.Illustrated in the guide are 122 frogs, 1 caecilian, 2 salamanders, 2 crocodilians, 2 amphisbaenians, 32 lizards, 46 snakes and 5 turtles species.The utility of the guide surpases that for Peruvian herp researchers and amateurs, since several of these species also occur in other South American countries.

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