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I and II Reviews. Book Details Edited by Dr. New to Sanctuary? Comment Now. Subscribe to our Magazines Subscribe Now! Following introductory comments, Charles Francis presents 72 color plates and distribution maps, which are highlights of the book.
Of particular note are the presentations of horseshoe and roundleaf bats. The color and detail are outstanding. In many instances in the color plates, I felt like I was visiting old friends. The illustration of Rhizomys sumatrensis large bamboo rat fails to capture the vibrant rusty colors of the cheek and crown areas of this species. However, if the only specimens seen by the artist were adults from the Malayan region, this might account for their lack of the usually distinctive coloration Ellerman On the other hand, the illustration of Kerivoula picta painted woolly bat captures the brilliant orange and black wing coloration demonstrated in nature that few artists capture from museum specimens.
The pages of color plates and distribution maps are followed by species accounts. For each order, measurements, identification, similar species, ecology and habitat, and distribution and conservation status of each species occurring in Southeast Asia are presented. Classification, scientific names, and taxonomic sequences use a combination of arrangements from Corbet and Hill and Wilson and Reeder Various views of skulls and dentition are presented for many species. Where it is important for purposes of field identification, the guide provides illustrations of tracks.
Species distribution accounts in Southeast Asia are accompanied by known distribution ranges in adjacent countries.
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Minimal natural history information is provided for many accounts, although it receives limited attention under ecology and habitat. Enhancing this section would be a great addition to a future revision, the possibility of which is suggested by the author in the introduction. One-third of the section on species accounts 69 pages is devoted to Chiroptera. This strong presentation reflects the diversity and number of bat species in Southeast Asia. Primates include 29 species, which are especially well presented, complementing their excellent illustrations. Forty-eight species of carnivores are described, including the domestic dog and cat.
The author presents a brief glossary that will be helpful to readers with little mammalian experience.
A notable omission for a mammal guide of this scope is the lack of taxonomic keys at the beginning of major groups orders, families, or genera. The selected bibliography is limited to major works considered and those specifically cited in the text.
Numerous statements are made without references.
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