Octavo,452 pp.illustrations. The first of four proposed volumes cataloguing the birds of Australia. With detail about the nomenclature, taxonomic decisions, type localities, distribution, ecology and bibliographic references. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This is the first of four proposed volumes that will catalogue the birds of Australia. It contains a wealth of detail about the complex nomenclature and includes informative qualifications and taxonomic decisions. The Catalogue also documents type localities, distribution, ecology and bibliographic references.
The authoritative work, compiled by world experts, is the culmination of many years of research and will be much in demand as the directory to the status of knowledge on the Australian fauna.
* comprehensive introductions
* 14 families, 12 subfamilies, 10 tribes
* 130 living indigenous and established feral species
* over 200 genus available names
* over 700 species available names
* nomina nuda, incertae sedis and taxa confirmanda
* subgeneric arrangements
* subspecific arrangements
* alternative taxonomic arrangements
* many new taxonomic and nomenclatural decisions
* synonymies, with authorities
* detailed qualifications of the status of names
* location and status of type material
* new type designations
* type localities
* summaries of distribution and ecology
* ecological keywords
* extensive literature citation
". . . this series is bound to be the authoritative reference for avian taxonomy in Australia for many years." -- Ostrich 68 (1), 1997
"Anyone wanting to learn about the characters and biology of Australian birds will find the Catalogue an invaluable starting point." -- Australian Bird Watcher
Title: Zoological Catalogue of Australia, [volume] ...
Publisher: Melbourne: CSIRO, 1997.
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