The Snakes of Europe is a guide to all species and virtually all subspecies of snakes occurring within the zoogeographic boundaries of Europe. A series of brief introductory chapters discuss a number of topics including the origins, evolution, systematics, biology, ecology, venoms, conservation and captive care, followed by a section providing identification keys to the individual families and genera.
The species accounts include information on characteristics, distribution, natural habitats and ecology, together with a list of key literature relevant to each species. This is an incredibly comprehensive title regards as the cornerstone of information pertaining to the snake fauna of Europe.
Guide Kreiner. 317 pages. 2007. Hardcover. ISBN - 9783899734751