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Cold-blooded vertebrates

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Hildebrand, Samuel F.; Gilmore, Charles W.; Cochran, Doris M.. Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872, Editor
Cold-blooded vertebrates
(Smithsonian Science Series, Volume 8)
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1930

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] Foolfish, or filefish, from Hawaii

[Title page] Cold-blooded vertebrates

Contents

Illustrations

Part I: fishes, Hildebrand, Samuel F.

Chapter I: the first backbones, pp. 1-7

Chapter II: pedigree and kinships, pp. 8-29

Chapter III: the structure of a fish, pp. 30-99

Chapter IV: sex and reproduction, pp. 100-117

Chapter V: migrations, pp. 118-132

Chapter VI: growth and food, pp. 133-142 ff.

Chapter VII: some adaptations, pp. 143-148

Chapter VIII: geographical and vertical distribution, pp. 149-154

Selected bibliography, pp. 155 ff.

Part II: amphibians, Gilmore, Charles W.; Cochran, Doris M.

Chapter I: fossil amphibians, pp. 161-172

Chapter II: some evolutionary aspects of amphibians, pp. 173-176

Chapter III: Caecilians and salamanders, pp. 177-192

Chapter IV: frogs and toads, pp. 193-208

Part III: reptiles, Gilmore, Charles W.; Cochran, Doris M.

Chapter I: introduction, pp. 211-212

Chapter II: the dinosaurs, pp. 213-250

Chapter III: rulers of the ancient seas, pp. 251-262

Chapter IV: ancient flying reptiles, pp. 263-268

Chapter V: fossil tracks and trails, pp. 269-278

Chapter VI: the preservation and collecting of fossil vertebrates, pp. 279-290

Chapter VII: the place of reptiles among vertebrates, pp. 291-295

Chapter VIII: the tuatara, pp. 296-298

Chapter IX: crocodilians, pp. 299-305

Chapter X: turtles, pp. 306-319

Chapter XI: lizards, pp. 320-338

Chapter XII: snakes, pp. 339-355

Selected bibliography, pp. 356-358

Index, pp. 359-375 ff.

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