Reproduction and growth of elephant shrews or sengis (Macroscelidea)

ISBN: 9783838111803

$85.56 $72.72

Sengis or elephant shrews have been studied for more than a century but information on their biology is still scattered. The reproductive biology of sengis is best understood in the context of their evolutionary history. This research aims to consolidate molecular findings of other studies with morphological methods to contribute to a better understanding of their phylogeny. Being members of the Afrotheria, particular attention was paid to this African clade of mammals. The theoretical part of this book summarizes and discusses the knowledge on reproductive parameters across the order Macroscelidea. Various reproductive characteristics are unique for a small mammal. In the practical part of the book morphological methods are applied to distinguish between sengi genera. The topographic distribution of penis and mammae could be determined and mammary tissue was examined with different histological and histochemical methods. The specific part of the book analyses body measurements of the short-eared sengi (Macroscelides proboscideus) during the post-natal development.

Categories: ,
Title:
Reproduction and growth of elephant shrews or sengis (Macroscelidea)
ISBN-10:
383811180X
ISBN-13:
9783838111803
Author:
Gea Olbricht
Publisher:
Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften
Published Date:
20091026
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
132
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.66 H x 5.91 W (inches)

Gea Olbricht

Special Offers and Promotions

Our print to order bookstore saves you money. There are currently no special offers for Reproduction and growth of elephant shrews or sengis (Macroscelidea)

Editorial Reviews

Thank you for selecting our online bookstore. Currently, there are no editorial book reviews for Reproduction and growth of elephant shrews or sengis (Macroscelidea)

About Pubgraphics Direct

PGDirect is an online bookstore that has embraced the concept of direct to consumer selling for self-published books, softcover and hardcover books, specialty books, children's books, hard to find books, college textbooks, print on demand books and more.

Your Cart