New Books

New book list, November 30, 2018:

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Print books:



American alligators: habitats, behaviors, and threats.

Scott E. Henke and Cord B. Eversole, editors. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2018].


Animal eyes.

Michael F. Land and Dan-Eric Nilsson. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.


Ants of Florida: $$b identification and natural history.

By Mark Deyrup. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017].


Apidae. 1, Allgemeiner Teil, Gattungen, Apis, Bombus = Partie générale, genres, Apis, Bombus.

Felix Amiet, Andreas Müller, Christophe Praz. Neuchâtel: info fauna Centre suisse de cartographie de la faune,  2017.


Biodiversity and ecology of fungi, lichens, and mosses: Kerner von Marilaun workshop 2015 in memory of Josef Poelt.

Edited by Paul Blanz. [Wien]: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, [2018].


Biodiversity and evolution.

Edited by Philippe Grandcolas, Marie-Christine Maurel. London: ISTE Press; Kidlington, Oxford: Elsevier, 2018.


Bioinformatics for evolutionary biologists: a problems approach.

By Bernhard Haubold, Angelika Börsch-Haubold. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, [2017].


The biology of rattlesnakes II.

Edited by Michael J. Dreslik, William K. Hayes, Steven J. Beaupre, Stephen P. Mackessy; foreword by Jonathan A. Campbell. Rodeo, NM: ECO Herpetological Publishing and Distribution, 2017.


Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scaphidiinae.

By Ivan Löbl. Leiden; Boston: Brill, [2018].


Cyst nematodes.

Edited by Roland N. Perry, Maurice Moens, and John T. Jones. Oxfordshire, UK; Boston, MA: CAB International, [2018].


Danmarks frøtæger.

[By] Lars Skipper, Ole Fogh Nielsen. Vester Skerninge: Apollo Booksellers, 2018.


Darwin's fossils: the collection that shaped the theory of evolution.

By Adrian Lister. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, [2018].


Discovering retroviruses: beacons in the biosphere.

By Anne Marie Skalka. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,2018.


Fauna of Kanyakumari Wildlife Sanctuary: Tamil Nadu.

Edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India, October, 2017.


Fauna of Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary: Maharashtra.

Edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India, March, 2017.


Fauna of Sultanpur National Park, Haryana.

Edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India, October 2017.


Faunal diversity of Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve.

Edited by Kailash Chandra, C. Raghunathan and Tamal Mondal.

Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India, September, 2017.


Handbook of the mammals of the world. Volume 8, Insectivores, sloths and colugos.

Chief editors, Don E. Wilson, Russell A. Mittermeier; authors, Paolo Cavallini [and 16 others]; color plates, Toni Llobet. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions: Conservation International: IUCN, 2009-


The herpetological contributions of Giorgio Jan (1791-1866), with an introduction, annotated bibliography, synopsis of herpetological taxa, and a comprehensive guide to the Iconographie générale des Ophidiens.

By John M. Savage (Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California), and Roy W.McDiarmid. Villanova, Pennsylvania: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, [2017].


Invasion biology: hypotheses and evidence.

Edited by Jonathan M. Jeschke and Tina Heger. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK; Boston, MA: CABI, [2018].


Jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of South Carolina.

By Phillip J. Harpootlian, Simpsonville, SC, USA, Charles L. Bellamy, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA, USA; edited by Alfred G. Wheeler, Adjunct Professor of Entomology, School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. Clemson, South Carolina: Clemson University Public Service Publishing: South Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Research System, Clemson University, 2014.


Larvae of the Southeastern USA mayfly, stonefly, and caddisfly species (ephemeroptera, plecoptera, and trichoptera).

John C. Morse, W. Patrick McCafferty, Bill P. Stark, and Luke M. Jacobus, editors. Clemson, South Carolina: Clemson University Public Service Publishing: South Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Research System, Clemson University, 2017.


The lost species: great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums.

By Christopher Kemp. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017.


Marine gastropods. 3, Neogastropoda: keys and notes for the identification of the species.

By Geoffrey D. Wigham, formerly Associate Professor of Marine Biology, School of Biological and Marine Sciences, Plymouth University, and the late Alastair Graham, FRS. Telford: published for the Linnean Society of London by Field Studies Council, 2018.


Marine pollution: sources, fate and effects of pollutants in coastal ecosystems.

By Ricardo Beiras.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Cambridge, MA: Elsevier; [2018]


Microbial toxins.

P. Gopalakrishnakone, editor-in-chief; Brad Stiles, Alberto Alape-Girón, J. Daniel Dubreuil, Manas Mandal, editors. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, [2018]


New species of Cerithiopsidae (Gastropoda: Triphoroidea) from Papua New Guinea (Pacific Ocean).

By Alberto Cecalupo & Ivan Perugia. Cebu, Philippines: Conchology, Inc.; Harxheim, Germany: ConchBooks, Aug. 2018.


Penguins in the desert.

By Eric Wagner. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, [2018]


Pierre Marie Arthur Morelet (1809-1892) and his contributions to malacology.

By A.S.H. Breure, C. Audibert & J.D. Ablett. Leiden: Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging, 2018.


Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) of South Carolina and the eastern United States.

By Patrick D. McMillan. Clemson, S.C.: Clemson University Public Service Pub., 2007.


The rise and fall of the dinosaurs: a new history of a lost world.

By Steve Brusatte. New York, NY: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]


The RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Indian Ocean: voyages of marine research and capacity development.

Edited by Johan C. Groeneveld and Kwame A. Koranteng.

Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2017.


Snakes of Europe, North Africa & the Middle East: a photographic guide.

By Philippe Geniez; translated by Tony Williams. Princeton: Princeton University Press, [2018]


Splendid ghost moths and their allies: a revision of Australian Abantiades, Oncopera, Aenetus, Archaeoaenetus and Zelotypia (Hepialidae).

By Thomas J Simonsen. Clayton, Vic. CSIRO Publishing,2018.


Spying on whales: the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures.

By Nick Pyenson. New York, New York: Viking, [2018]


The tangled tree: a radical new history of life.

By David Quammen. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, [2018]


A taxonomic iconography of living Conidae. Volumes 1-2.

By Eric Monnier, Loïc Limpalaër, Alain Robin & Christophe Roux. afc: Paris, France; Harxheim, Germany: ConchBooks, May 2018.


Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina: (Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae, Archeocrypticidae, Tetratomidae, Melandryidae, Mordellidae, Ripiphoridae, Zopheridae, Tenebrionidae, Synchroidae, Oedemeridae, Stenotrachelidae, Meloidae, Mycteridae, Boridae, Pythidae, Pyrochroidae, Salpingidae, Anthicidae, Ischaliidae, and Aderidae).

By Janet C. Ciegler; edited by Alfred G. Wheeler. Clemson, South Carolina: Clemson University Public Service Publishing: South Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Research System, Clemson University, 2014.


A theory of global biodiversity.

By Boris Worm and Derek P. Tittensor. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, [2018]


Underbug: an obsessive tale of termites and technology.

By Lisa Margonelli; illustrations by Thomas Shahan. New York: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.


The wake of the whale: hunter societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic.

By Russell Fielding. Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England: Harvard University Press, c2018.


Weevils of South Carolina: (Coleoptera : Nemonychidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae, Ithyceridae, and Curculionidae).

By Janet C. Ciegler; edited by Alfred G. Wheeler. Clemson, S.C.: South Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Research System, Clemson University, 2010.


Der Weißstorch: Ciconia ciconia.

Herausgegeben von: Christoph Kaatz, Dieter Wallschläger, Krista Dziewiaty, Ute Eggers; mit Beiträgen von: Jens Arle [and others]. Magdeburg: VerlagsKG Wolf, 2017.


Wildlife of the Arctic.

By Richard Sale & Per Michelsen. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2018.


Zoogeography of arachnida.

By Petar Beron. Cham: Springer,[2018]