Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Illinois

Christopher A Phillips, John A. Crawford, Andrew R Kuhns

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The second edition of the Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Illinois offers up-to-date information on the state’s 102 species of frogs and toads, salamanders, turtles, lizards, and snakes. Detailed descriptions by the authors include habitats, distinguishing features, behaviors, and other facts, while revised range maps and full-color photographs help users recognize animals in the field. In addition, an identification key and easy-to-navigate page layouts guide readers through extensive background material on each species' population, diet, predators, reproduction, and conservation status.

A one-of-a-kind resource, the Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Illinois is a definitive guide aimed at biologists, teachers, students, wildlife specialists, natural resource managers, conservationists, law enforcement officials, landowners, hobbyists, and everyone else eager to explore herpetology and nature in the Prairie State.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
Number of pages304
ISBN (Electronic)9780252053252
ISBN (Print)9780252086342
StatePublished - Jun 28 2022


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