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736 Pages | Over 60 line drawings

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198845089


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Oxford Dictionary of Zoology

Fifth Edition

Michael Allaby

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 6,000 entries, all fully revised and updated
  • Covers all aspects of zoology, including ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology
  • Around 400 entries new to this edition, including micronucleus, stoma, platy-, proto-, and terrestrial
  • Over 60 line drawings and 30 web links to supplement the text
  • Numerous detailed appendicies for easy access to relevant entries

New to this Edition:

  • Around 400 entries new to this edition, including micronucleus, stoma, platy-, proto-, and terrestrial
  • New 'Common names' appendix
  • Some longer taxonomic entries to be reduced in length, and descriptions that might confuse users simplified
  • Updates to the 'Geologic time-scale' appendix

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