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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
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1930

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Contents

[Cover]

[Title page]

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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