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This paintings offers entry to a wealth of data. Reference librarians, scholars, zoologists, conservationists, and novice naturalists can use it to find such resources as a box consultant to the birds of Bali, a record of the mammals of Africa, an encyclopedia of fishes, a guide on bugs, an id key to reptiles of North the US, or the identify of an online information crew on western birds. it's the basically present paintings that includes a compilation of the entire significant reference resources at the animal nation. A complete author-title index and a separate topic index make finding particular entries uncomplicated. the topic index comprises the typical and clinical names of animal teams and geographical destinations. meant to be used in public, educational, and really good libraries, in addition to departments within the zoological sciences.

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Guide to Reference Books Covering Materials from 1985-1990: Supplement to the Tenth Edition. , and Eugene P. Sheehy, special editorial advisor. (Chicago: American Library Association, 1992). LC 92-6463. ISBN 0-8389-0588-9. Guide to Sources for Agricultural and Biological Research. Blanchard, J. Richard, and Lois Farrell, eds. : University of California Press, 1981). LC 76-7753. ISBN 0-520-03226-8. D. Information Sources in Science and Technology, 2d ed. : Libraries Unlimited, 1994). LC 93-43934.

All Rights Reserved Printed in the United States of America No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. LIBRARIES UNLIMITED, INC. O.  Rhodes.  17x25 cm. Includes index.  Title. 591 dc2094-12694 CIP Page v Contents Acknowledgments xvii Introduction xix 1 General Reference Sources 1 Dictionaries 2 Encyclopedias 5 Bibliographies 7 Indexes and Abstracts 9 Historical Periodical Indexes 17 Directories 18 Handbooks 19 Field Guides 20 Illustrations 21 Checklists and Classification Schemes 22 Textbooks 24 Journals 26 Taxonomic Keys 28 Biographies 28 Style Manuals 32 Guides to the Literature 32 Associations 34 Directories 34 Associations 35 2 The Invertebrates (Excluding the Arthropods) 37 Dictionaries 38 Encyclopedias 38 Indexes and Abstracts 40 Invertebrates (General) 40 Protozoa 40 Helminths 40 Handbooks 41 Invertebrates (General) 41 Invertebrates (Systematic Section) 48 Protozoa 48 Porifera 49 Helminths 49 Platyhelminthes 49 Nemata 50 Mollusca 50 Echinodermata 55 Page vi 2 The Invertebrates (continued) Field Guides 56 Invertebrates (General) 56 Invertebrates (Systematic Section) 58 Mollusca 58 Textbooks 61 Invertebrates (General) 61 Protozoa 64 Mollusca 65 Echinodermata 65 Journals 65 Invertebrates (General) 65 Protozoa 66 Nemata 66 Parasites 67 Mollusca 68 Echinodermata 69 Taxonomic Keys 70 Invertebrates (General) 70 Protozoa 71 Platyhelminthes 71 Nemata 72 Mollusca 72 Checklists and Classification Schemes 72 Invertebrates (General) 72 Mollusca 73 Associations 74 Invertebrates (General) 74 Protozoa 74 Cnidaria 75 Parasites 75 Mollusca 76 3 The Arthropods (Including the Spiders, Crustaceans, and Insects) 77 Dictionaries 78 Insecta 78 Encyclopedias 80 Bibliographies 82 Chelicerata 82 Arachnida 82 Crustacea 82 Uniramia 83 Insecta (General) 83 Insecta (Systematic Section) 83 Indexes and Abstracts 85 Directories 87 Page vii Handbooks 88 Arthropoda (General) 88 Chelicerata 88 Arachnida (General) 88 Arachnida (Systematic Section) 90 Crustacea 93 Uniramia 95 Insecta (General) 95 Insecta (Geographic Section) 98 Insecta (Systematic Section) 102 Chilopoda and Diplopoda 126 Field Guides 127 Arthropoda (General) 127 Chelicerata 127 Arachnida 127 Uniramia 128 Insecta (General) 128 Coleoptera 129 Lepidoptera 130 Textbooks 133 Arthropoda (General) 133 Crustacea 133 Insecta 134 Journals 135 Chelicerata 135 Arachnida 135 Crustacea 136 Uniramia 136 Insecta 136 Taxonomic Keys 141 Arthropoda (General) 141 Chelicerata 142 Arachnida 142 Crustacea 143 Uniramia 145 Insecta (General) 145 Insecta (Systematic Section) 146 Chilopoda and Diplopoda 150 Checklists and Classification Schemes 150 Arthropoda (General) 150 Chelicerata 151 Arachnida 151 Crustacea 151 Uniramia 152 Insecta (General) 152 Insecta (Systematic Section) 152 Chilopoda and Diplopoda 163 Biographies 163 Guides to the Literature 164 Page viii 3 The Arthropods (continued) Associations 164 Insecta (General) 164 Insecta (Systematic Section) 166 Odonata 166 Coleoptera 166 Lepidoptera 166 Hymenoptera 166 Arachnida 166 Crustacea 166 4 The Vertebrates 167 Dictionaries 168 Encyclopedias 168 Bibliographies 169 Indexes and Abstras 170 Handbooks 170 Textbooks 172 Journals 176 Taxonomic Keys 176 Checklists and Classification Schemes 176 Associations 177 5 The Fishes 178 Dictionaries 179 Encyclopedias 180 Bibliographies 182 Indexes and Abstracts 183 Directories 183 Handbooks 184 Pisces (General) 184 Pisces (Geographic Section) 186 Africa 186 Atlantic Ocean 188 Australia 189 Bahamas 190 Canada 190 Europe 191 Great Britain 192 Gulf of California 192 Gulf of Mexico 193 Hawaii 193 Japan 193 New Zealand 194 North America 194 Pacific Ocean 197 Page ix Philippines 199 United States 199 Pisces (Systematic Section) 200 Chondrichthyes 200 Osteichthyes 201 Field Guides 204 Pisces (General) 204 Pisces (Geographic Section) 204 Alaska 204 Arabian Gulf 204 Atlantic Ocean 205 Bermuda 206 Caribbean 206 Great Britain 206 Hawaii 207 New Zealand 207 North America 207 Pacific Ocean 209 Textbooks 210 Journals 210 Taxonomic Keys 211 Checklists and Classification Schemes 212 Pisces (Geographic Section) 213 Africa 213 Atlantic Ocean 214 Australia 215 Canada 215 Canary Islands 215 Europe 215 Himalayans 216 Indian Ocean 216 Korea 216 North America 217 Pacific Ocean 218 Peru 219 United States 219 Vietnam 220 Associations 220 6 The Amphibians and Reptiles 224 Dictionaries 225 Encyclopedias 225 Bibliographies 227 Indexes and Abstracts 228 Handbooks 228 Amphibia and Reptilia (General) 228 Amphibia (General) 230 Reptilia (General) 230 Page x 6 The Amphibians and Reptiles (continued) Handbooks (continued) Amphibia and Reptilia (Geographic Section) 232 Australia 232 Canada 233 Egypt 233 Europe 234 Great Britain 235 India 235 Malay Peninsula 235 New Zealand 236 North America 236 South America 237 United States 237 West Indies 239 Amphibia (Geographic Section) 239 Australia 239 Canada 239 Europe 240 Japan 240 Malawi 241 New Guinea 241 North America 242 Reptilia (Geographic Section) 243 Africa 243 Asia 243 Australia 244 Central America 246 China 246 Europe 247 Honduras 247 India 248 Malawi 248 Middle East 249 Nicaragua 249 North America 249 South America 252 Sri Lanka 252 United States 252 Venezuela 254 Vietnam 254 Reptilia (Systematic Section) 254 Testudines and Rhynchocephalia 254 Squamata; Sauria 256 Squamata; ÀSerpentes 257 Crocodylia 259 Page xi Field Guides 260 Amphibia and Reptilia (General) 260 Amphibia and Reptilia (Geographic Section) 261 North America 261 Textbooks 264 Journals 265 Taxonomic Keys 266 Amphibia and Reptilia (General) 266 Checklists and Classification Schemes 267 Amphibia and Reptilia (General) 267 Amphibia (General) 270 Reptilia (General) 271 Associations 274 7 The Birds 275 Dictionaries 276 Encyclopedias 278 Bibliographies 282 Indexes and Abstracts 282 Directories 283 Handbooks 283 Aves (General) 283 Aves (Geographic Section) 286 Africa 286 Americas 288 Antarctica 288 Asia 289 Australia 289 Bahrain 290 Brazil 290 Canada 291 Central America 291 China 292 Columbia 292 Costa Rica 293 Egypt 293 Europe 293 Great Britain 294 Haiti 294 India 295 Japan 295 Kenya 295 Madagascar 296 Nepal 296 New Guinea 296 New Zealand 297 North America 297 Page xii 7 The Birds (continued) Handbooks (continued) Aves (Geographic Section) (continued) Oman 302 Pakistan 302 Palearctic Region 303 Panama 303 Philippines 304 Saudi Arabia 304 South America 305 South Pacific 306 Sri Lanka 306 Trinidad 306 Former Soviet Union (USSR) 307 Vanuata 307 Venezuela 308 Aves (Ecological Section) 308 Aves (Systematic Section) 310 Sphenisciformes 310 Procellariiformes 310 Pelecaniformes 310 Ciconiiformes 311 Phoenicopteriformes 312 Anseriformes 312 Falconiformes 314 Galliformes 316 Gruiformes 318 Charadriiformes 318 Columbiformes 319 Psittaciformes 319 Strigiformes 320 Piciformes 321 Passeriformes 321 Field Guides 323 Aves (General and Ecological Section) 323 Aves (Geographic Section) 326 Africa 326 Asia, Southeast 326 Australia 326 Galapagos Islands 327 Great Britain, Europe, and Ireland 327 Page xiii Hawaii 328 Japan 329 Java and Bali 329 Mexico 330 New Zealand 331 North America 331 Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands 335 South America 335 West Indies 336 Textbooks 336 Journals 337 Taxonomic Keys 339 Checklists and Classification Schemes 339 Aves (General) 339 Aves (Geographic Section) 343 Africa 343 Angola 343 Australia 343 Belize 344 Bermuda 344 Canada 344 Chile 345 Cyprus 345 Ecuador 345 Ethiopia 345 Great Britain 345 Hawaii 346 Kenya 346 Malawi 346 Malaya 346 Mexico 347 New Zealand 347 North America 347 Pakistan 348 Peru 348 Puerto Rico 348 Saudi Arabia 348 South America 349 Sri Lanka 349 Thailand 349 Turkey 349 Virgin Islands 349 West Indies 350 Biographies 350 Guides to the Literature 350 Associations 351 Page xiv 8 The Mammals 356 Dictionaries 357 Encyclopedias 358 Electronic Encyclopedias 359 Encyclopedias (Systematic Section) 360 Carnivora 360 Perissodactyla 360 Bibliographies 361 Indexes and Abstracts 362 Directories 363 Handbooks 364 Mammalia (General) 364 Mammalia (Geographic Section) 368 Africa 368 Arabia 369 Australia 370 Borneo 371 Botswana 371 Canada 371 Chile 372 China 372 Great Britain and Europe 373 Hawaii 374 Indomalayan (OriÀental) Region 374 Iran 375 Japan 375 Malawi 375 Malaya 375 Malaysia 376 Mozambique 376 Neotropics 376 New Guinea 377 New Zealand 377 Nigeria 377 North America 378 Pakistan 379 Panama 379 Republic of South Africa 380 Suriname 380 Thailand 380 Transvaal 381 Trinidad 381 United States 381 Former Soviet Union (USSR) 383 Vietnam, South 384 Zambia 384 Zimbabwe 385 Page xv Mammalia (Systematic Section) 385 Monotremata 385 Marsupialia 385 Chiroptera 386 Primates 388 Edentata 391 Mysticeta and Odontoceta 391 Carnivora 394 Lagomorpha 398 Rodentia 398 Proboscidea 399 Sirenia 400 Perissodactyla 400 Artiodactyla 401 Field Guides 402 Mammalia (General) 402 Mammalia (Geographic Sectn) 403 Africa 403 Australia 404 Borneo 405 Great Britain and Europe 405 Mexico 406 Neotropics 406 North America 406 Textbooks 408 Journals and Serials 409 Taxonomic Keys 411 Africa 412 Checklists and Classification Schemes 413 Mammalia (General) 413 Mammalia (Geographic Section) 415 Africa 415 Australia 416 North America 416 Mexico 416 Palaearctic Region 416 Mammalia (Systematic Section) 417 Marsupialia 417 Chiroptera 417 Primates 418 Mysticeta and Odontoceta 418 Associations 419 Mammalia (General) 419 Mammalia (Systematic Section) 419 Chiroptera 419 Primates 419 Mysticeta and Odontoceta 419 Carnivora 420 Perissodactyla 420 Artiodactyla 420 Page xvi Appendix: Internet Information Sources on the Animal Kingdom 421 Listserv Lists 422 Non-listserv Lists 423 News Groups on USENET 423 Databases 424 Library Catalogs 425 Electronic Journals and Newsletters 425 Directories 426 Gophers 427 Author/Title Index 429 Subject Index 463 Associations Index 501 Page xvii Acknowledgments To accomplish a project of this magnitude, a number of people, other than the authors, are always instrumental in the endeavor.

This source was chosen because it covers all the animal groups and provides a single source to consult. The chapter on the arthropods, the largest group of animals, did not adhere well to this overall arrangement simply because of the magnitude of information in the arthropod literature. The introduction to that chapter explains its arrangement. Dictionaries These are not only sources for word definitions and English and foreign-language terms, but sources for word derivations and other sources on zoological terminology.

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