Amaral, A. Do

Estudios sobre ophidios Neotropicos XVII-XXII.

Published 1929
Item ID 44283
€200.00

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São Paulo, Instituto Butantan, 1929. 4to (26.4 x 18.3 cm). 337 pp.; with several plates and text figures. Original printed wrappers.

Seven original papers, with new taxa, on the snakes of Brazil by the Brazilian physician and herpetologist Afrãnio do Amaral (1894-1982). Included are: (XVII) Valor systematico de varias formas de ophidios neotropicos; (XVIII) Lista remissiva dos ophidios da região neotropica; (XIX) Revisão do generoSpilotes Wagler, 1830; (XX) Revisão do genero Phrynonax Cope, 1862; (XXI) Revisão do generoDrymarchon Fitzinger, 1843; (XXII) Sobre a especieColuber dichrous (Peters) Boulenger, 1894. Also included is Contribuição ao conhecimento dos ophidios do Brasil IV (another series by do Amaral): Lista remissiva dos ophidios do Brasil. Some slight fraying at spine ends, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. Adler I, pp. 88-89; Vanzolini II, pp. 69-70.

A collection of rare papers on Brazilian snakes

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