New Books

New book list, March 8, 2018:

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Print books:


Alexander Wilson: enlightened naturalist.

Edited by Edward H. Burtt Jr. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, [2016].

The amphibians and reptiles of Scotland.

By Christopher J McInerny (University of Glasgow), Peter J Minting (Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust); maps, Ian Andrews; guest authors, Christopher Cathrine (Caledonian Conservation Ltd), David O'Brien (Scottish Natural Heritage). Glasgow, Scotland: The Glasgow Natural History Society, 2016.

Asimov's Biographical encyclopedia of science and technology: the lives and achievements of 1510 great scientists from ancient times to the present, chronologically arranged.

By Isaac Asimov. 2nd rev. ed. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1982.

Beiträge zur Geschichte der Zoogeographie. Bd. 9.

[By] Michael Wallaschek. Halle (Saale): Michael Wallaschek, 2015-

Biodiversity, biogeography and nature conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea. Volume 3.

Dr. Dmitry Telnov, executive editor. Riga: The Entomological Society of Latvia, 2011-

Biological clocks, rhythms, and oscillations: the theory of biological timekeeping.

By Daniel B. Forger. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, [2017].

Chameleons: nature's hidden jewels.

By Petr Nečas. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. Frankfurt am Main: Edition Chimaira; Lanesboro, Minn.: Serpent's Tale, 2004.

Checklisten der Fauna Österreichs. no. 9. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera).

Herausgegeben von Reinhart Schuster; Serienherausgeber Hans Winkler & Tod Stuessy. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2004-

Coleoptera: Elmidae and Protelmidae.

By Manfred A. Jäch, Ján Kodada, Michaela Brojer, William D. Shepard, Fedor Čiampor, Jr. Leiden; Boston: Brill,[2016].

Conopidae (Diptera).

By Jens-Hermann Stuke. Leiden; Boston: Brill, [2017].

The copepodologist's cabinet: a biographical and bibliographical history. Volume 2: Henri Milne Edwards to Wilhelm Giesbrecht (1830 to 1890).

By David M. Damkaer. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Philosophical Society, 2002-

Diversity and evolution of butterfly wing patterns: an integrative approach.

Toshio Sekimura, H. Frederik Nijhout, editors. Singapore: Springer Open, [2017].

Essential fish biology: diversity, structure and function.

By Derek Burton, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, Margaret Burton, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. First edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.


By Douglas J. Futuyma, Stony Brook University, Mark Kirkpatrick, University of Texas, Austin. Fourth edition. Sunderland, Massachusetts: Sinauer Associates, Inc., Publishers, [2017].

Foundations of biogeography: classic papers with commentaries.

Editors, Mark V. Lomolino, Dov F. Sax, and James H. Brown. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c2004.

The great apes: a short history.

By Chris Herzfeld; translated by Kevin Frey; foreword by Jane Goodall. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, [2017].

Guía de campo para la identificación de aves antárticas.

By José Luis Orgeira. Buenos Aires: Dirección Nacional del Antártico, Instituto Antártico Argentino, [between 2013 and 2017?].

Guidebook on mouse and rat colony management.

Kathleen R. Pritchett-Corning, Sonja T. Chou, Laura A. Conour, Bruce J. Elder. [Wilmington, MA]: Charles River Laboratories, 2011.

Lake Victoria fisheries resources: research and management in Tanzania.

Yunus D. Mgaya, Shigalla B. Mahongo, editors. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, [2017].

Notes in the category of C: reflections on laboratory animal care and use.

By Steve M. Niemi. London, United Kingdom; San Diego. CA: Academic Press, [2018].

Occupancy estimation and modeling: inferring patterns and dynamics of species occurrence.

Darryl I. MacKenzie, Proteus, Dunedin, New Zealand, James D. Nichols, Crofton MD, USA, J. Andrew Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD, USA, Kenneth H. Pollock, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, Larissa L. Bailey, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, James E. Hines, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel MD, USA. Second edition. London, United Kingdom; San Diego, CA, United States: Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2017].

On several genera of leafhoppers of the tribe Erythroneurini from the Pacific rim: Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae. By Irena Dworakowska. Keltern: Goecke & Evers, 2011.

Das phylogenetische System der Plathelminthes.

By Ulrich Ehlers. Stuttgart; New York: G. Fischer, 1985.

Posledeĭstvie ėlektricheskikh poleĭ na vodnykh zhivotnykh.Elektros laukų liekamasis poveikis vandens gyvūnams = Post-effets du champ électrique sur les animaux aquatiques.

Vilni͡us:"Mokslas", 1977.

Python data science handbook: essential tools for working with data.

By Jake VanderPlas. First edition. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc., 2017.

The quotable Darwin.

Collected and edited by Janet Browne. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, [2018].

Reptiles and amphibians of Afghanistan.

By John M. Regan. Graham, WA: Northwest Wildlife Online, 2017.

Tertiary Diprotodontidae from Australia and New Guinea.

By R.A. Stirton and M.O. Woodburne and M.D. Plane.[Canberra]Dept. of National Development, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, 1967.

Tropical plant collections: Legacies from the past? Essentials tools for the future?: proceedings of an international symposium held by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters in Copenhagen, 19th-21st of May, 2015.

Edited by Ib Friis and Henrik Balslev. [Copenhagen]: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2017.


Adaptive food webs: stability and transitions of real and model ecosystems.

Edited by John C. Moore, Peter C. de Ruiter, Kevin S. McCann, Volkmar Wolters.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

The biology of arid soils.

By Blaire Steven. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, [2017].


Microbial evolution under extreme conditions.

Edited by Corien Bakermans. Berlin; Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co., KG, [2014].