herpetology


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her·pe·tol·o·gy

(her'pe-tol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of zoology concerned with the study of reptiles and amphibians.

herpetology

(hûr′pĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

her′pe·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), her′pe·to·log′i·cal adj.
her′pe·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
her′pe·tol′o·gist n.

herpetology

the study of reptiles.
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New enthusiasts or recent transplants to Minnesota or neighboring states would benefit most, as this is the most current, comprehensive introduction to herpetology, habitats, included species, and digital resources.
John Edwards Holbrook (1794-1871), der hauptsachlich durch seine North American Herpetology (Nordamerikanische Reptilienkunde) bekannt wurde, hat auch mehrere ichthyol-ogische Werke geschrieben, vor allem eine aber die Ichthyology ofSouth Carolina (1855b, 1860) (Fischlcunde Sad-Carolinas).
woodhousii during Early Postmetamorphic Ontogeny Journal of Herpetology 29: 608-612.
Subsequent researchers, and herpetology class students, have often visited Dave's Pond.
I have taken my kids to a bunch of Gerry's camps outside the city: The first one was the Family Nature Camp at his farm in Hunsur, with my son Raoul who was about 7 at the time; the second was a large game experience at Mudumalai Reserve to which I took both Raoul and my five- month- old Samara, the third was again with both kids to Rom Whitaker's herpetology workshop with the Irula trackers in Chengalpet outside Chennai, and most recently with a friend to the workshop at the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station.
Amateur herpetology is a hobby, and meetings of enthusiasts are not 'markets'.
Those with an interest in herpetology have been especially impressed.
You would usually have a specialism, for example ecology (animal environments), herpetology (reptiles), entomology (insects) or parasitology (parasites).
5 SD, range: 56-75 mm SVL) from Arizona (n = 5), California (n = 114), Nevada (n = 14) and Utah (n = 2) was examined from the herpetology collection of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (LACM: Appendix 1).
Cordova, curator of Department of Herpetology (MUSM), kindly permit access to the Department for individuals and prey analysis.
I had the communal dropsy for a day and then I got the herpetology and then I claimed the strange liquors and slathered myself upon the lathe and then I got another disease called the blue coagulus.
Johannes Els, head of the herpetology and freshwater fish department at Sharjah Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife said the snakes' conservation value increased when it was discovered they are only found in this part of the world.