Reptile and Amphibian Variants: Colors, Patterns and Scales
By: H.Bernard Bechtel (author)Hardback
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Reptiles and amphibians with conspicuously altered colours and patterns are often quite beautiful. The rarer and more bizarre anomalies and mutations are reported and illustrated in this book which opens a window on a developing and complex field of inquiry. Well illustrated, this book covers an arcane subject from the author's personal perspective.
Reptiles and Amphibians; Biology of the Skin; Genetics; Chromatophore Biology; Participation of Chromatophores in Colour Patterns; Function of Coloration and Pattern; Albinism; Albinism and Hypomelanism in Reptiles and Amphibians; Axanthism; Leucism, Piebaldism and Melanism; Anomalous Patterns; Scalelessness, Bicephaly and Hybrids; Investigative Breeding and Artificial Selection.
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