Biogeography an ecological and evolutionary approach by C. Barry Cox

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Published by Wiley in New York .

Written in English

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  • Biogeography.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementC. Barry Cox, Peter D. Moore.
ContributionsMoore, Peter D., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH84 .C65 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4418482M
ISBN 10047026893X
LC Control Number79022636
OCLC/WorldCa5564420

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