Costa Rican Natural History

Costa Rican Natural History

Paperback (01 Sep 1983) | English

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Synopsis

This volume is a synthesis of existing knowledge about the flora and fauna of Costa Rica. The major portion of the book consists of detailed accounts of agricultural species, vegetation, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, and insects.

"This is an extraordinary, virtually unique work. . . . The tremendous amount of original, previously unpublished, firsthand information is remarkable."-Peter H. Raven, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden

"An essential resource for anyone interested in tropical biology. . . . It can be used both as an encyclopedia-a source of facts on specific organisms-and as a source of ideas and generalizations about tropical ecology."-Alan P. Smith, Ecology

Book information

ISBN: 9780226393346
Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
Imprint: The University of Chicago Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 508.7286
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xi, 816
Weight: 1697g
Height: 290mm
Width: 220mm
Spine width: 32mm