A Dictionary of Zoology

International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, ICZN) 1. The regulations governing the scientific naming of animals. 2. The international authority that draws up those regulations and ...

A Dictionary of Zoology

With over 6,000 entries, A Dictionary of Zoology is a detailed and authoritative guide to all areas of the field. It offers full taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. It also includes terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology. All entries have been fully revised and updated, making this the most up-to-date reference guide of its kind. There are around 400 entries new to this edition covering areas that include taxonomic groups, prefixes, and widely used descriptive terms. These include articles on micronucleus, stoma, platy-, proto-, and terrestrial. The dictionary is enriched through its useful web links, accessible via the companion website, as well as diagrams and detailed appendices. This fifth edition also includes a new Common Names appendix and three new illustrations.

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Language: en
Pages: 597
Authors: Michael Allaby
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-24 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The only available paperback dictionary of zoology. This dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals. With over 5,000 entries, it is ideal for students and will be invaluable to amateur naturalists and all those with an interest in the subject. -
A Dictionary of Zoology
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Michael Allaby
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-06 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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Collegiate Dictionary of Zoology
Language: en
Pages: 583
Authors: Robert William Pennak
Categories: Zoology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1964 - Publisher: New York : Ronald Press Company

An alphabetical arrangement of 19,000 entries on all aspects of the zoological disciplines.
A Dictionary of Birds
Language: en
Pages: 700
Authors: Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Lack
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-27 - Publisher: A&C Black

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Oxford Dictionary Of Natural History
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Michael Allaby
Categories: Natural history
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