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Geographical distribution of animals with a study of the relations of living and extinct faunas as elucidating the past changes of the earth"s surface by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Pagination2 vol. pl., map.
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Open LibraryOL24355266M

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Considered the nineteenth century's leading expert on the geographical distribution of animals, Wallace carried out extensive fieldwork in areas as diverse as North and South America, Africa, China, India and Australia to document the habitats, breeding, migration and feeding behaviour of thousands of species around the world, and the influence of environmental conditions on their survival. Page - catalogued on a uniform plan, and with a uniform nomenclature, a thoroughly satisfactory account of the Geographical Distribution of Animals will not be possible. But more than this is wanted. Many of the most curious relations between animal forms and their habitats, are entirely unnoticed, owing to the productions of the same. The Geographical Distribution of Animals, With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface. (New York: Harper and Brothers, ). A.R. Wallace, The geographical distribution of animals. Hafner Publ. Co. pages. Carl L. Hubbs (Editor), Zoogeography (Hardcover). pages. Geographical Distribution of Animals. Zoogeographyis the study of distribution of animals and plants on our planet, which occur in different regions of the world in a distinct pattern. The distribution of some animal species is so peculiar that it is difficult to explain their occurrence in a particular region.

  This systematic review of the distribution of families and genera, now forms the last part of my book—Geographical Zoology; but it was nearly the first written, and the copious materials collected for it enabled me to determine the zoo-geographical divisions of the earth (regions and sub-regions) to be adopted. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. the geographical distribution of animals Zoogeography: The Geographical Distribution of Animals Philip Jackson Darlington Snippet view - The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface, Volume 2. Alfred Russel Wallace. Harper and brothers, - Paleontology. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Appears in 18 books from Page 76 - is undoubtedly a legitimate and highly probable supposition, and it is an example of the way in which a study of the geographical distribution of animals may enable us to reconstruct the geography of a bygone age.