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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia by Bernhard Grzimek; et al.Some reviewers call "Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia the best reference work on animals ever published. The original set, published in Germany in the late 1960s, is internationally renowned for its scientific reporting, coverage and illustrations, and serves as a major point of reference for researchers and students studying the animal kingdom.
A Dictionary of Biology by Elizabeth Martin (Ed); Robert Hine (Ed)With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus.Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes.
Call Number: QH302.5 .D54 2015
A Dictionary of Zoology by Michael AllabyComplemented by numerous illustrations, it includes terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics,and physiology and provides full taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. features new terms from anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, neurophysiology, immunology,and evolutionary development. Detailed appendices include a list of endangered animals, the universal genetic code,the geologic time scale, SI units, and a taxonomic classification scheme based on the three-domain taxonomic system. Wide-ranging, authoritative, and with jargon-free definitions, this dictionary is an indispensable reference tool for students and teachers of zoology, biological sciences, and biomedical sciences, and a valuable resource for naturalists and anyone with an interest in animals.
Call Number: QL9 .C66 2014
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Encyclopedia of Insects by Vincent H. Resh (Editor); Ring T. Cardé (Editor)Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology. Expanded sections in forensic entomology, biotechnology and Drosphila, reflect the full update of over 300 topics. Articles contributed by over 260 high profile and internationally recognized entomologists provide definitive facts regarding all insects from ants, beetles, and butterflies to yellow jackets, zoraptera, and zygentoma.
Call Number: QL462.3 .E52 2009
The International Encyclopedia of Primatology by A. FuentesThe International Encyclopedia of Primatology represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference focusing on the behaviour, biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, and taxonomy of human and non-human primates. Features more than 450 entries covering topics ranging from the taxonomy, history, behaviour, ecology, captive management and diseases of primates to their use in research, cognition, conservation, and representations in literature Includes coverage of scientific concepts that underlie each topic, along with the latest advances in the field.