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Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

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Works: 98 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 2,851 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Conference proceedings  Exhibition, pictorial works  Guidebooks  Music  Periodicals 
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Classifications: Q11, 506
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The art of organic forms by Philip C Ritterbush ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host relations of the parasitic cowbirds by Herbert Friedmann ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowbirds are an ideal group in which to study the biology of brood parasitism; within the six included species there are displayed all stages of the development of this mode of reproduction ranging from that of the non-parasitic bay-wing through those of the completely parasitic screaming, shiny, brown-headed, bronzed, and giant cowbirds. The present report deals only with their host relationships, as this is the aspect of their biology in which our knowledge has shown the greatest increase since the author's discussion was published in 1929
Checklist of the birds of Thailand by H. G Deignan ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The present list includes the names of 1,173 birds and is complete so far as the avifauna of Thailand is known to this date (1962)
A revision of the moths of the subfamily Prodoxinae (Lepidoptera: Incurvariidae) by Donald R Davis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The primary aim of the present study is to provide a modern, systematic treatment for all members of the subfamily. It is also the author's intention to summarized all previous information on the life histories of the various species. Thus, in addition to being a specific revision of the Proxodinae, it is hoped this study will prove useful as a general reference
Free-living Copepoda from Ifaluk Atoll in the Caroline Islands, with notes on related species by W Vervoort ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small collection of nonparasitic Copepoda -- collected during a survey of the fauna of Ifaluk Atoll, Caroline Islands, and obtained as a result of the Coral Atoll Project of the Pacific Science Board -- was placed at the author's disposal in 1959. The collection contained Calanoida, Cyclopoida, and Harpacticoida (some 250 individuals) proved to contain a fair number of sand-dwelling species. The sand-dwelling species and Harpacticoida took more time than expected, largely because of scanty existing knowledge of these forms. Though the total number of species is not impressive, the pecentage of new forms among them is high, and many previously described forms are recorded here for the first time from the Pacific area
Bagworm moths of the Western Hemisphere (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) by Donald R Davis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study is a preliminary revision of the tineoid family Psychidae of North and South America (including the West Indies). The purpose of the present study is to re-evaluate the decisions of earlier workers; to complete and, where necessary, to correct their conclusions; and to investigate and utilize several taxonomic criteria in order facilitate identification and a more comprehensive understanding of the insects presently included in this family
Forces of change : a new view of nature ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes readers on a tour of truly global proportions. In this single volume, more than 20 of the world's most innovative and visionary scientists, scholars, and writers, including Stephay Jay Gould, Lynn Margulis, Daniel Botkin, and David Quammen - illuminate the forces that have defined and continue to transform our planet and all of its inhabitants. Nature does not remain in steady balance, as earlier believed; rather it undergoes constant change. This new view of nature challenges assumptions and changes our sense of being human in this cosmos. All together, these essays represent a dramatic range of new ideas about nature and the future of the planet
Crustacea Decapoda and Stomatopoda of Easter Island and surrounding areas a documented checklist with historical overview and biogeographic comments by J Poupin ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documented checklist of the crustacea Decapoda and Stomatopoda is proposed for Easter Island and surrounding areas. The study area is situated between longitudes 80°-110° W and latitudes 15°-30° S. It includes Easter Island, the islet of Sala y Gómez and the submarine seamounts of Sala y Gómez and Nazca. The historical overview of Crustacea collections shows that this area has been predominantly explored by US, Chilean and Russian expeditions. The total number of taxa is 188, out of which 165 are determined to species level. These include 96 shrimps, 59 crabs, 23 anomuran crabs, seven lobsters, and three mantis shrimps. Most of the species are Indo-West Pacific (39.4%) while only some of them are linked with the eastern Pacific (8.5%). Overall the rate of endernism is 20.6%, but two different areas are distinguished: Easter Island (depth range 0-40 m) with a rate of endemism of 18%, and the seamounts situated west of 83° W (150-800 m) with a rate of endemism of 32%. Some species, such as Calcinus imperialis, Panulirus pascuensis, or Leptograpsus variegatus, indicate a link between the area studied and the islands that lie along the southern edge of the tropical Pacific (e.g. Pitcairn, Rapa, Kermadec). The species diversity decreases by a factor of five from west to east between French Polynesia and Easter Island
Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura, Kotor, June 18-25, 1970 by International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian images : photographs of North American Indians, 1847-1928, from the Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives by National Anthropological Archives ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racial groups and figures in the natural history building of the United States National Museum by Walter Hough ( Book )
1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planet insect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Johnson's fifth grade class goes to visit the O. Orkin Insect Zoo at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Instructions for collecting bird parasites by George E Watson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exhibition of glass from private American collections and the Smithsonian Institution by Museum of Natural History (U.S.) ( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Search for the Tunguska meteorite ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The search for remnants of a comet which entered the earth's atmosphere in 1908 and exploded six miles above ground in a remote area of Siberia. Geophysical and geochemical field and laboratory research techniques and difficulties of working in region of the Tunguska River
Galapagos by Mark Isham ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exhibition of paintings by George Catlin, artist and historian of the American Indian, as recently restored by Mr. Henri G. Courtais of New York by Museum of Natural History (U.S.) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farmers, warriors, builders the hidden life of ants ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This site views ants through the eyes of photographer and Smithsonian Research Associate Mark W. Moffett and scientists from the Smithsonian and elsewhere as they expose the hidden life of ants. Get a look at life from an ant's point of view as they go about their daily business, see a cast of an underground ant city, and videos of living ant colonies."
 
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controlled identity National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

controlled identity United States National Museum

Smithsonian Institution. Museum of Natural History
United States Museum of Natural History
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