Guide To Mammals Of China, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1400834112
  • ISBN-13: 9781400834112
  • DDC: 599.0951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 544 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Features a comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. This reference guide describes the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Species Plates.
Figures.
Maps.
Habitat Illustrations.
Preface.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Plate 1. Unusual Mammals.
2: Plate 2. Macaques.
3: Plate 3. Snub-Nosed Monkeys.
4: Plate 4. Langurs.
5: Plate 5. Gibbons.
6: Plate 6. Flying Squirrels I.
7: Plate 7. Flying Squirrels II.
8: Plate 8. Squirrels.
9: Plate 9. Marmots, Indochinese Ground Squirrel, and Rock Squirrels.
10: Plate 10. Ground Squirrels and Striped Squirrels.
11: Plate 11. Beaver and Jerboas.
12: Plate 12. Jerboas.
13: Plate 13. Birch Mice, Jumping Mouse, and Field Mice.
14: Plate 14. Zokors.
15: Plate 15. Dormice and Bamboo Rats.
16: Plate 16. Mountain Voles, Water Vole, and Red-Backed Voles.
17: Plate 17. Mole Voles, Steppe Voles, Chinese Voles, Eva’s and Inez’s Voles.
18: Plate 18. Assorted Voles.
19: Plate 19. Voles.
20: Plate 20. Hamsters.
21: Plate 21. Dwarf Hamsters.
22: Plate 22. Gerbils.
23: Plate 23. Assorted Rats and Harvest Mouse.
24: Plate 24. Mouse, Bandicoot Rat, and White-Bellied Rats.
25: Plate 25. Rats and Climbing Mice.
26: Plate 26. Pikas.
27: Plate 27. Hares.
28: Plate 28. Hedgehogs and Gymnures.
29: Plate 29. White-Toothed Shrews and Assorted Shrews.
30: Plate 30. Water Shrews and Shrews.
31: Plate 31. Shrews and Red-Toothed Shrews.
32: Plate 32. Moles and Shrew Mole.
33: Plate 33. Old World Fruit Bats and Flying Foxes.
34: Plate 34. Tomb Bat, False Vampire Bat, and Horseshoe Bats.
35: Plate 35. Old World Leaf-Nosed Bats and Free-Tailed Bats.
36: Plate 36. Sprite, Barbastelle, Serotines, Chinese Pipistrelle, and Evening Bat.
37: Plate 37. Noctules Pipistrelles, and Long-Eared Bats.
38: Plate 38. Harlequin Bat, House Bat, Bamboo Bats, Particolored Bat, and Myotine Bats.
39: Plate 39. Myotine Bats.
40: Plate 40. Hairy-Winged Bat, Tube-Nosed Bats, Long-Fingered Bats, and Woolly Bats.
41: Plate 41. Small Cats.
42: Plate 42. Big Cats.
43: Plate 43. Civets.
44: Plate 44. Canids.
45: Plate 45. Pandas and Bears.
46: Plate 46. Sea Lions and Seals.
47: Plate 47. Mongoose, Otters and Wolverine.
48: Plate 48. Badgers and Martens.
49: Plate 49. Weasels and Polecats.
50: Plate 50. Elephant and Equids.
51: Plate 51. Pig Camel, and Mouse Deer.
52: Plate 52. Musk Deer.
53: Plate 53. Moose, Caribou, and Roe Deer.
54: Plate 54. Deer.
55: Plate 55. Assorted Deer.
56: Plate 56. Muntjacs.
57: Plate 57. Gazelles and Antelope.
58: Plate 58. Cattle and Saiga.
59: Plate 59. Ibex, Thar, and Sheep.
60: Plate 60. Gorals and Serow.
61: Plate 61. Cetaceans and Dugong.
62: Taxonomic Descriptions.
63: Class Mammalia.
64: Order Proboscidea Family Elephantidae.
65: Order Sirenia Family Dugongidae.
66: Order Scandentia Family Tupaiidae.
67: Order Primates—Primates.
68: Order Rodentia—Rodents.
69: Order Lagomorpha—Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares.
70: Family Leporidae—Rabbits and Hares.
71: Order Erinaceomorpha Family Erinaceidae—Hedgehogs and Gymnures.
72: Order Soricomorpha—Shrews and Moles.
73: Order Chiroptera—Bats.
74: Order Pholidota Family Manidae.
75: Order Carnivora—Carnivores.
76: Order Perissodactyla Family Equidae.
77: Order Artiodactyla—Even-Toed Ungulates.
78: Order Cetacea—Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins.
Appendix I.
Appendix II.
Appendix III.
Glossary.
References.
Index to Scientific Names.
Index to Common Names.