The listed titles are good starting points and cover a range of species. They include encyclopedias, guide books, and handbooks. The scientific (ie Latin) names are included in all these titles. To search for a book on a particular species, go to Library Catalog Search.
(also available online)
|QH 77 .N56 B431 2001||6 volume set describing more than 1,200 species and plants in North America. Vol. 1=mammals, birds, reptiles. Vol 2=amphibians, fishes, snails, mussels. Vol. 3=arachnids, crustaceans, insects, lichens, fern allies, true ferns, conifers. Vols. 4,5= dicots. Vol. 6=dicots, monocots. Illustrated.|
|Threatened Birds of the World: the official source for birds on the IUCN red list||QL 676.7 .T474 2000||The official source for birds on the IUCN Red List.|
|Encyclopedia of Endangered Species||QH 75 .E4911 1994||Information about over 700 animals and plant species worldwide.|
|Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of Michigan||QL 84.22 .M5 E631 1994||Discusses and describes 97 species considered endangered or threatened in Michigan. Each chapter includes a list of references.|
|World List of Threatened Trees||QK 86 .A1 O54 1998||Contains a list of summaries of over 7300 species considered globally threatened based on the 1994 IUCN (World Conservation Union) categories and criteria.|