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Snakes of the world

Kenneth R. G. Welch

Snakes of the world

a checklist

by Kenneth R. G. Welch

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Published by R & A Research and Information, KCM Books [distributor] in [England], Taunton, Somerset, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snakes -- Classification.,
  • Snakes -- Nomenclature.,
  • Snakes -- Geographical distribution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementK.R.G. Welch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 W358 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <2 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL584639M
    ISBN 101859130232
    LC Control Number96174416
    OCLC/WorldCa30362191


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