This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammals most commonly seen in South-East Asia covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam is perfect for resident and visitor alike. This richly illustrated field guide is the most comprehensive reference to all mammals currently known to exist in mainland Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore. High quality photographs from some of the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. He has written numerous research papers on Southeast Asian mammals and several books, including A Photographic Guide to Mammals of South-East Asia and A Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo. This strong presentation reflects the diversity and number of bat species in Southeast Asia. The user-friendly introduction covers details on habitats, advice on mammal watching, notes on taxonomy and information on threats to the wildllife.
Examples of Prosciurillus weberi and P. This protected area also has Maxomys rajah, M. A geological time scale is also provided, to help the reader gain a sense of temporal perspective, and also to help complete the identification process. A Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia is a one-of-a-kind resource for naturalists and researchers and ideal for general readers. An institutional or society member subscription is required to view non-Open Access content. We suggest at least one description to be undertaken of a previously unrecognized species as well as the elevation of several others from sub-specific to specific status. Journal of Mammalogy Oxford Academic Citation Arthur G.
Charles Francis gives practical guidance on how to find and study mammals and covers important topics such as conservation. The six populations of the T. For each order, measurements, identification, similar species, ecology and habitat, and distribution and conservation status of each species occurring in Southeast Asia are presented. Sherman and mesh traps also were evaluated for mortality rates before and after the use of a rain shield during the rainy winter months. The selected bibliography is limited to major works considered and those specifically cited in the text. The book will definitely come with me on my next trip to Southeast Asia. A quick reference guide to the geological range of each genus is also included in the form of an icon, which sits beside each genus name.
Careful morphological analysis reveals heretofore cryptic but nevertheless distinct, species-level morphological differences among specimens derived from geographi-cally isolated locations. Minimal natural history information is provided for many accounts, although it receives limited attention under ecology and habitat. Southeast Asia is home to more than 500 mammal species. The 125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia by Yong, Ding Li An expanded and fully updated edition of the successful The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia. This unique at-a-glance guide also includes distribution maps, habitat plates, regional maps, fast-find graphic indexes, top mammal sites, and a complete overview of the vegetation, climate, and ecology of Borneo. High quality photographs from some of the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. This book provides an account of these mammal including the identification characteristics, habitat and behaviour.
The detailed text describes key identification features, ecology, habitat, distribution, and status. Welke opties voor jouw bestelling beschikbaar zijn, zie je bij het afronden van de bestelling. Although Sumatra and Java are not included in this book, they are illustrated in A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southeast Asia. The only comprehensive guide to mammals of the region has now been revised and updated to include more than 50 additional species. Other pages provide techniques for identifying mammals, methods for finding and studying them, and explanations of the different levels of conservation status--endangered, threatened, etc. Autosomal phylogenies were more similar to Y-chromosomal than to mitochondrial phylogenies.
This study reports five new distributional records of bats in Gunung Stong State Park and a first record of Myotis muricola in Kelantan. This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammals most commonly seen in South-East Asia covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam is perfect for resident and visitor alike. Continuous surveys are needed as information of small mammal diversity in Kelantan is still scarce, and this study is a part of a series of small mammal surveys that have been carried out in Kelantan. All six populations of T. A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of Australia by Farrell, Chris This easy-to-use identification guide to the 300 mammal species most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. Sciurid hosts and geographic distributions of these 11 anopluran genera are discussed. Le Xuan Canh et al.
Box features are peppered throughout the book, providing information on a number of topics relevant a featured fossil's family or order. Following introductory comments, Charles Francis presents 72 color plates and distribution maps, which are highlights of the book. Detailed descriptions give the common and scientific names as well as the flowering time. Information given for each fossil includes its genus name, the main identifying characteristics of the genus, its maximum or average size, information about its occurrence, and general information pertaining to either the genus or to the particular specimen featured. A Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of Sri Lanka by Ukuwela, Kanishka This easy-to-use identification guide to the 150 reptile species most commonly seen in Sri Lanka is perfect for resident and visitor alike.
Every species is covered in full, from elephants and rhinos to dolphins, monkeys, carnivores, bats, mice, and shrews. The remaining two the hoplopleurid Hoplopleura, and the polyplacid Polyplax include representatives that are acquired secondary parasites of sciurids—the majority of species in these two louse genera parasitize other groups of mammals but a small number of species have transferred to squirrel hosts. Author by : Charles M. The detailed text describes key identification features, ecology, habitat, distribution, and status. He is currently responsible for managing bird population monitoring programmes for the Canadian Wildlife Service, based at the National Wildlife Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada.
It also includes distribution maps. This functionality is provided solely for your convenience and is in no way intended to replace human translation. With the continuing worldwide threat to wildlife and habitats, this remains a timely and important field guide that will appeal to travellers, wildlife enthusiasts, and students of mammals alike. Seventy-two high-quality color plates depict most of the species covered, and there are distribution maps for easy reference. A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka by de Silva Wijeyeratne, Gehan A fully comprehensive field guide to the 462 bird species of Sri Lanka. One-third of the section on species accounts 69 pages is devoted to Chiroptera. In many instances in the color plates, I felt like I was visiting old friends.