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The reptiles of China

turtles, crocodilians, snakes, lizards

by Clifford Hillhouse Pope

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Published by The American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Reptiles -- China

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clifford H. Pope. With 78 illustrations in the text, including a map, and 27 plates at end.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL661 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlii, 604 p.
      Number of Pages604
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6320016M
      LC Control Number35008277
      OCLC/WorldCa766758

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10 By. Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), Central Asiatic Expeditions Type. Book Material. Published material. About this book. Language: English. Amphibians of China, Volume 1 describes each amphibian with its alternate name, its main characteristics, biological data, population status, and geographic distribution.

Each entry is accompanied by plenty of figures and coloured. By Benjamin Elisha Sawe on April 25 in Environment The critically endangered Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle.

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Our analysis suggested that in China there are a total of 3 orders, 30 families, genera, and reptile species. The order Crocodylia includes one family, one genus, and one species.

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The recipe is from the Mongol court’s book on. Other Snakes in China As over species of snake live in China's' rural and urban jungles, it is possible that many visits to the country will include a sighting of a snake.

Other venomous snakes include the commonplace mamooshi snake, which the Chinese add to. At head of title: Central Asiatic Expeditions, Roy Chapman Andrews, leader "The present work is a comprehensive and critical treatment of all the known snakes, chelonians, and crocodilians of China, together with an annotated check list of the lizards [p.

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]"--Preface.History and taxonomy. Chinese alligators have appeared in Chinese literature since – AD. Marco Polo was the first person outside of China to write about the alligator, when he came to China and discovered it in the late s.

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