Manticora a Monograph of the Genus
Taita Publishers, 2002
A complete and comprehensive monograph of the genus Manticora clarifying the nomenclature, characterizing all the species correctly, and presenting a new determination key to both males and females and a description of one new species.
More than 500 color photographs of all types [holotypes, lectotypes, and neotypes] together with photos of large series of specimens [males and females] of all species from different localities as well as photos of behaviour and localities.
Chapters covering history of study, biology, behaviour, systematics, native legends and mythology, manticora's reflection in literature and more.
Includes distribution maps for all 13 manticora species.
Over 200 pages and a luxurious hardcover edition.