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The Genus Salamandra by Uwe Seidel & Philip Gerhardt.


With chapters on the history of Fire Salamander research from ancient times until the early 20 th century by Schmidtler, recently discovered infectional diseases by Pasmans/Martel and 20 years of research on Salamandra algira by Sergé Bogaerts. The book describes literally every aspect related to Salamandra. The natural history is described in detail and a focus (one beside others) is set on conservation breeding, an ascpect that becomes more and more important). The species chapters cover Salamandra salamandra in the Iberian peninsula, Salamandra s. alfredschmidtiSalamandra s. almanzorisSalamandra s. bejaraeSalamandra s. bernardeziSalamandra s. crespoiSalamandra s. fastuosaSalamandra s. gallaicaSalamandra s. longirostrisSalamandra s. morenicaSalamandra s. beschkoviSalamandra s. giglioliSalamandra s. salamandraSalamandra s. terrestrisSalamandra s. werneriSalamandra algiraSalamandra a. algiraSalamandra a.spelaeaSalamandra a. splendensSalamandra a. tingitanaSalamandra corsicaSalamandra infraimmaculataSalamandra i. infraimmaculataSalamandra i. orientalisSalamandra i. semenoviSalamandra a.atraSalamandra a.auroraeSalamandra a. pasubiensisSalamandra a.prenjensis, and Salamandra lanzai. The authors’ fascination for these beautiful tailed amphibians primarily results from the unexceptional morphological variety, this aspect is a major part of the book and described by a compilation of the best photographs available.


The Genus Salamandra

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  • Publication: The Genus Salamandra by Uwe Seidel & Philip Gerhardt.


    Series: Frankfurt Contributions to Natural History Vol. 64.


    Published:  Edition Chimaira, October 2016.


    Publication components: Hardcover, 543 pages containing text, colour photographs, and distribution maps.  


    Language: English.


    Dimensions:  21.5 x 15.5 x 3 cm


    ISBN: 978-3-89973-523-9

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