Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

1st Edition

Christine Bohmer, Jean-Christophe Theil, Anne-Claire Fabre, Anthony Herrel

CRC Press
March 27, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 383 Pages - 369 Color & 46 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138705906 - CAT# K32174

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Summary

Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs is the first comprehensive and detailed anatomy book on a broad phylogenetic and ecological range of mammals. This extraordinary new work features more than 400 photographs and illustrations visualizing the limb musculature of 28 different species. Standardized views of the dissected bodies and concise text descriptions make it easy to compare the anatomy across different taxa. It provides tables of nomenclature and comparative muscle maps (schematic drawings on the origins and insertions of the muscles onto bones) in a diversity of animals. Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs is a reliable reference and an indispensable volume for all students and professional researchers in biology, paleontology, and veterinary medicine.

Key Features:

  • Provides an overview of the anatomy of the mammalian limb
  • Includes osteological correlates of the limb muscles
  • Illustrates anatomy in 2D
  • Guides dissection
  • Documents anatomical diversity in mammalian limbs

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