A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Robert Cyril Stebbins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395982723
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

Identifies more than five hundred species and subspecies of reptiles and amphibians, providing information on habitat, behavior, breeding data, key characteristics, and survival status of threatened species.

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Author: Robert C. Stebbins
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520949973
Release Date: 2012-09-04
Genre: Nature

This user-friendly guide is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles—salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles—that live in California. The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike color paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings of various life stages including eggs, notes on natural history, and conservation status. Easy-to-use keys for every order help identify species, and informative chapters cover more general topics including evolution, habitat loss, and photography. Throughout, anecdotes and observations reveal new insights into the lives of California’s abundant but often hidden amphibians and reptiles.

Amphibians and reptiles of the Pacific northwest

Author: Ronald A. Nussbaum
Publisher: Idaho Research Foundation
ISBN: UCSD:31822000478156
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Nature

Written by outstanding authorities in the field, this Northwest guide tells in interesting and readable fashion how to find and identify the various salamanders, frogs, turtles, lizards, and snakes that inhabit Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia.

Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles Amphibians

Author: Robert C. Stebbins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 1328715507
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Nature

Revised edition of: A field guide to western reptiles and amphibians / text and illustrations by Robert C. Stebbins. 3rd ed. 2003.

A Key to Amphibians and Reptiles of the Continental United States and Canada

Author: Robert Powell
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas
ISBN: MINN:31951D01655662C
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

A dichotomous key (that is, one that gives the user only two choices at each level of morphological scrutiny), it is designed for use in college-level herpetology or vertebrate biology courses. It will be especially useful as an effective tool for teaching the principles of taxonomy and for introducing students to the systematics of amphibians and reptiles

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Diego Region

Author: Jeffrey M. Lemm
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520245733
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

Field guide to all the amphibians and reptiles of San Diego County (pop. 2.9 million), which has been designated one of the 25 "biodiversity hotspots" in the world; the majority of these animals exist elsewhere in S. California as well.

A Field Guide to Snakes of California

Author: Philip Brown
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: UCSC:32106017664449
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Nature

In this book you will find all the facts for current conservation issues and laws, sensible precautions to follow while in the wild, a listing of California's heroetological societies, and a comprehensive glossary. This guide is a must have for any herper from amateur to expert.