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caecilians of the world a taxonomic review. by Edward Harrison Taylor

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Published by University of Kansas Press in Lawrence, Kansas .
Written in English


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, Edward Harrison, Caecilians of the world. Lawrence, University of Kansas Press, The Caecilians of the World: A Taxonomic Review Hardcover – January 1, by Edward Harrison Taylor (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Caecilians of the World: A Taxonomic Review at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our :// This is a book for all readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the ://

Caecilians are divided into three groups: beaked caecilians, fish caecilians, and common caecilians. There are about caecilian species overall; some undoubtedly have yet to be identified, lurking in the interiors of impenetrable rain ://   But you don’t really have the need for eyes while burrowing in the dirt. Caecilians come in a wide variety of colors, from grays & blacks to brilliant blues. Some species are two-toned, with purple topsides and pink undersides. Others yield vertical stripes. First the Stats Scientific name: Apoda Weight: Up to lbs. Length: Up to 5 feete/the-unusual-caecilian.   Caeciliidae is the family of common are found in Central and South America, equatorial Africa and India. Like other caecilians, they look like worms or snakes.. Although they are the most diverse of the caecilian families, the caeciliids do have a number of features in common that make them different from other caecilians. In particular, their skulls have few :// Caecilian Facts For Kids & Adults, With Pictures, Information & Video. If you thought than amphibians were just frogs, toads and salamanders; think again! Caecilians are mysterious amphibians that look like worms. Most are burrowing animals. but some live in the ://

  dangerous frog in the world. Animals and people can be killed simply by touching its skin. Amphibian Scavenger Hunt Fact Card #14 A scientist who studies frogs and other amphibians is called a herpetologist. Amphibian Scavenger Hunt Fact Card #15 Most of the world's most poisonous frogs have brightly-colored skin. This warns Want to see some of the world's most poisonous frogs? Giant salamanders? Amphibians that look like enormous worms? You'll find these amphibians, and dozens more, at various locations at the Saint Louis Zoo. You can see many frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders in As a group, amphibians are the most endangered animals on the face of the earth, especially susceptible to human depredation, fungal disease, and loss of their natural habitats. On the following slides, you'll discover 10 frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians that have gone extinct or Threatened Amphibians of the World is a visual journey through the first-ever comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of the world's 6, known species of