2 edition of Systematics of three species of woodrats (genus Neotoma) in central North America found in the catalog.
Systematics of three species of woodrats (genus Neotoma) in central North America
Elmer C. Birney
|Statement||by Elmer C. Birney.|
|Series||University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History. Miscellaneous publication no. 58, Miscellaneous publication (University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History) ;, no. 58.|
|LC Classifications||QL737.R638 B5 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||173|
|LC Control Number||73622318|
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