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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jeremy D. Wilson, Andrew D. Evans, Philip V. Grice ; with line illustrations by Colin Wilkinson.|
|Series||Ecology, biodiversity, and conservation|
|Contributions||Evans, Andrew D., Grice, P. V.|
|LC Classifications||QL690.G7 W5265 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 394 p. :|
|Number of Pages||394|
|ISBN 10||0521571812, 052173472X|
|ISBN 10||9780521571814, 9780521734721|
|LC Control Number||2008053941|
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