The first treatise to be published in thirty years on the 58 snakes found in eastern North America, Snakes of Eastern North America provides a current summary of the taxonomy, ecology, and behavior of each species. Selected by CHOICE as Outstanding Academic book of 1989. Table of Contents: Preface; Introduction; Identification of Snakes; Typhlopidae: Blind Snakes; Colubridae: Colubrid Snakes; Glossary of Scientific Names; Bibliography; Index
Carl H. Ernst is Professor of Biology at George Mason University and author of Turtles of the United States (1972). Roger W. Barbour is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Morgan School of Biological Sciences, University of Kentucky. The authors bring to this volume more than 60 years of teaching and field study of snakes.