Handbook of the Mammals of Europe
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Primates and Lagomorpha

Editors: Hackländer, Klaus, Alves, Paulo Célio (Eds.)

  • Explores each species' economic significance and management
  • Addresses future challenges for research and management
  • Includes distribution maps and photographs
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This volume provides comprehensive overviews of the primate’s and each lagomorph species’ biology including palaeontology, physiology, genetics, reproduction and development, ecology, habitat, diet, mortality and age determination. Their economic significance and management, as well as future challenges for research and management are also addressed. Each chapter includes a distribution map, a photograph of the animal and key literature. This authoritative volume of the Handbook of the Mammals of Europe is a timely and detailed compilation of all European primates and lagomorphs and will appeal to academics and students in mammal research, as well as to professionals dealing with mammal management, including control, use and conservation.

About the authors

Klaus Hackländer studied Zoology at Philipps-University Marburg/Lahn and the University of Vienna. He is Full Professor for Wildlife Biology and Wildlife Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and coordinates the master programme on Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management. Hackländer is member of numerous mammalogical societies and served as president of the German Society for Mammalian Biology from 2009 to 2016. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Mammal Review from 2009 to 2015 and co-edited two books on Lagomorpha, his favourite mammalian taxon. Hackländer’s research covers all fields of mammalian biology, including ecology, behavior, physiology, diseases and management.


Paulo Célio Alves is an associate professor of biology in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Porto and the head of the Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Management research group at CIBIO (Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetics Resources). The cofounder and president of the World Lagomorph Society, he is the coeditor of the book Lagomorph Biology: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Primates and Lagomorpha
Editors
  • Klaus Hackländer
  • Paulo Célio Alves
Series Title
Handbook of the Mammals of Europe
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eReference ISBN
978-3-030-34043-8
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34044-5
Print ISBN
978-3-030-34042-1
Series ISSN
2730-7387
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 220
Number of Illustrations
30 illustrations in colour
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