4 edition of Vertebrate ecology in arid zones of Mexico and Asia found in the catalog.
Vertebrate ecology in arid zones of Mexico and Asia
by Instituto de Ecología, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas de Baja California Sur, MAB Unesco in Xalapa, Veracruz, México, La Paz, Baja California Sur, México, [Paris?]
Written in English
|Other titles||Vertebrate ecology in arid zones.|
|Statement||Vladimir Sokolov, Gonzalo Halffter, and Alfredo Ortega, editors.|
|Contributions||Sokolov, Vladimir Evgenʹevich., Halffter, Gonzalo., Ortega, Alfredo.|
|LC Classifications||QL116 .V47 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||239 p. :|
|Number of Pages||239|
|LC Control Number||94169179|
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Vertebrate ecology in arid zones of Mexico and Asia By V. (ed.) Sokolov, G. (ed.) Halffter, A. (ed.) Ortega, Xalapa (Mexico) Instituto de Ecologia and La Paz (Mexico) Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas de Baja California Sur.
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