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East African Mammals in the United States National Museum (Paperback) Loot Price: R376
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East African Mammals in the United States National Museum (Paperback): Ned Hollister

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East African Mammals in the United States National Museum (Paperback)

Ned Hollister

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...collected on Mount Gargues, September 1; and two embryos in a female from Ndi. November 3.. For detailed measurements of this subspecies and other forms of tho subgenus Mi/omys see page 84. RATTUS FUMATTS SUBFUSCCS (Osgood). 1910. Mus niveiventris subfuscus Osgood, Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Zool. ser., vol. 10, No. 2, p. 12. February. (Lake Elmenteita, British East Africa; type in Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago.) 1910. Epimys nieventris ulae Roosevelt, African Game Trails, Amer, ed., p. 478; London ed., p. 489. (Part; references to Sotik, Naivasha, and Rift Valley.) Specimens.--Seventy-one, from localities as follows: British East Africa: Engare Narok River, 1 (Loring); Lake Naivasha, south end, 5 (Mearns, Loring); Naivasha Station, 27, including 6 in alcohol (Loring, Mearns); Oljoro O Nyon River, 4 (Loring, Heller); Southern Guaso Nyiro River, 32, including 6 in alcohol (Loring, Mearns); Telek River, Sotik. 2 (Heller). This is the subspecies oifumatus with the gray undercolor to the hairs of the otherwise white underparts. Around Naivasha the form is well marked, but specimens from the Southern Guaso Nyiro and Sotik sometimes have very little of the gray undorcoloring on the belly, and resemble the Taita Hills and Ukamba skins. There are no pronounced differences in size or any other characters of consequence beyond this coloration of pelage to separate the two subspecies. Never found except among rocks; we always found it where there were cliffs or stony koppies. Lives in crevices in the rocks and along the ledges of the cliffs. Nocturnal. (Roosevelt, African Game Trails, p. 478.) BATTUS TANA (Trae). Plate 22. 1893. Ifits tana True, Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus., vol. 16, p. 602. October 25. (Along the Tana River, between the coast and Hameye, British East Africa; ty...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Ned Hollister
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-25501-0
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LSN: 1-130-25501-8
Barcode: 9781130255010

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