Saturday, October 01, 2005

Central American Biodiversity

Between 1879 and 1915, two editors published a series they called Biologia Centrali-Americana, a catalog of the plants and animals of Mexico and Central America. Over fifty volumes with over 50,000 descriptions and 18,000 images, this astonishing work "contained nearly everything known" of the region's biodiversity at the time of its publication.


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