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Wombats / edited by R.T. Wells and P.A. Pridmore
Bib ID 1338918
Format BookBook
Description Norton, N.S.W : Surrey Beatty and Sons in association with the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia, 1998 
x, 332 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0949324817
Full contents
  • Palaeontology and palaeobiology of wombats / P.F. Murray
  • The evolutionary ecology of wombats / C.N. Johnson
  • An immunohistochemical study of the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons / R.W. Byard, M. Carli and A. Moore
  • Brain studies of wombats, a review / K.J. Sanderson and J.E. Nelson
  • A comparison of red blood cell metabolism in the common wombat Vombatus ursinus and the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons / N. Agar [and others]
  • Aspects of water metabolism in the southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons / R.T. Wells and B. Green
  • The gastrointestinal tract and digestive physiology of wombats / I.D. Hume and P.S. Barboza
  • A histological analysis of the reproductive cycle of the common wombat Vombatus ursinus / K. Moritz, R.H. Green and L. Selwood
  • Placentation and adaptations for survival at birth in the common wombat Vombatus ursinus / R.L. Hughes and R.H. Green
  • Seasonal reproduction in a population of southern hairy-nosed wombats Lasiorhinus latifrons in the Blanchetown region of South Australia / M.D. Gaughwin, W.G. Breed and R.T. Wells
 
Notes

"In September 1994 the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia ... sponsored the first conference devoted to the biology of the wombat. ... Papers presented at that conference were the catalyst for this book." -- Preface.

"December 1998"

Includes index.

Contains bibliographical references.

Subjects Wombats -- Australia -- Congresses.  |  Wombats -- Congresses.  |  Diprotodontia  |  Vombatidae  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Wells, R. T. (Roderick Tucker), 1941-  |  Pridmore, P.A. (Peter Andrew), 1947-  |  Royal Zoological Society of South Australia. Conference (1994 : Adelaide)

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