Some 300 species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution.
This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context. It covers all formally recognized amphibian species found in the United States and Canada, many of which are endangered or threatened with extinction. Illustrated with maps and photos, the species accounts provide current information about distribution, habitat, and conservation.
Researchers, professional herpetologists, and anyone intrigued by amphibians will value North American Amphibians as a guide and reference.
|Title||North American amphibians: Distribution and diversity|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|