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.
Author: John S. F. Barker
Publisher: Surrey Beatty and Sons
Release Date: 1995
First published in 1977, this second edition of the copiously illustrated field guide has been revised and updated. Designed for both amateur and professional naturalists, it provides a discussion of the evolution, biology and taxonomy of the five families of Australian frogs, as well as keys to identification and information about collecting, keeping and photographing frogs. Includes a bibliography and an index. Barker is a technical officer in the Scientific Research and Survey Branch of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Grigg is professor of zoology at the University of Queensland, and Tyler is associate professor of zoology at the University of Adelaide.