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Catalog of the type specimens of mammals in the United States National Museum : including the biological surveys collection

Author: Arthur James Poole; Viola S Shantz
Publisher: Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1942.
Series: Bulletin (United States National Museum), no. 178.
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This volume is a second catalog of the type specimens of recent mammals in the United States National Museum, including those now in the collections made by the Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Deaprtment of Interior. The present list records all the type specimens in both collections at the end of 1940, a total of 2,824, of which 1,409 are new additions since the publication of the first type list of 1909.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs and collections
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Poole, Arthur James, 1889-1937.
Catalog of the type specimens of mammals in the United States National Museum.
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1942
(OCoLC)654499843
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur James Poole; Viola S Shantz
OCLC Number: 2153011
Notes: This vol. is a second catalog of the type specimens.
First catalog by Lyons, Marcus Ward, United States National Museum, Bulletin no. 62, 1909.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 705 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. pp. 1. Arrangement. pp. 2. Summary of the list of types. pp. 4. Order Artiodactyla: Even-toed ruminants. pp. 6. Order Carnivora: Flesh-eaters. pp. 38. Order Cetacea: Whales, porpoises. pp. 108. Order Chiroptera: Bats. pp. 115. Order Dermoptera: Flying lemurs. pp. 162. Order Hyracoidea: Hyraxes. pp. 164. Order Insectivora: Insect eaters. pp. 165. Order Lagomorpha: Hares, rabbits, pikas. pp. 208. Order Marsupialia: Marsupials. pp. 228. Order Perissodactyla: Odd-toed ungulates. pp. 232. Order Pinnipedia: Seals, walruses. pp. 234. Order Primates: Lemurs, marmosets, monkeys, apes, men. pp. 235. Order Rodentia: Rodents. pp. 253. Order Xenarthra: Edentates. pp. 569. Missing type specimens. pp. 571. Geographical guide to type localities. pp. 5787. Collectors of the type specimens of mammals in the United States National Museum, including the Biological Surveys collection. pp. 641. Index to generic, specific, and subspecific names. pp. 647-705.
Series Title: Bulletin (United States National Museum), no. 178.
Responsibility: Arthur J. Poole and Viola S. Schantz.

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This volume is a second catalog of the type specimens of recent mammals in the United States National Museum, including those now in the collections made by the Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Deaprtment of Interior. The present list records all the type specimens in both collections at the end of 1940, a total of 2,824, of which 1,409 are new additions since the publication of the first type list of 1909.

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