Frogs of Western Australia by M. J. Tyler

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Published by Western Australian Museum in [Perth .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.

Subjects:

  • Frogs -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
  • Reptiles -- Australia -- Western Australia.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 106-108.

Book details

StatementM.J. Tyler, L.A. Smith, R.E. Johnstone.
ContributionsSmith, L. A. 1944-, Johnstone, R. E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL668.E2 T95 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2587018M
ISBN 100724494820
LC Control Number85137171

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