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The geographical distribution of mammals.

by Murray, Andrew

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Published by Day and Son, Limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Zoogeography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Andrew Murray
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 420 p.
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16272962M
    LC Control Number04035567

    THE DISTRIBUTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL RANGES OF NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS We used the range maps in Hall () to calculate the area of the geographical range for nonaquatic mammal species reported there. Thus, cetaceans, pinni-peds, sirenia, otters, and beavers were excluded from our data set. Hall appears. The Geographical Distribution of Animals (Wallace, ) and Island Life (Wallace, ) becoming popular and broadly read. Revolutionary technical scientific papers included the ‘Sarawak’ paper on speciation (Wallace, ) and the ‘Ternate’ paper on natural selection (Wallace, ). A vast array of additional insights into Wallace’sCited by:

    XII. Geographical Distribution: Means of Dispersal tertiary inhabitants of several lands and even seas to their present inhabitants,—the degree of affinity between the mammals inhabiting islands with those of the nearest continent, being in part determined (as we shall hereafter see) by the depth of the intervening ocean,—these and. All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis.

    American Mink Mustela vison Range/Geographical Distribution: Throughout most of Canada and the United States except the Canadian Arctic and the desert southwest. Habitat: Streams, lakes, swamps, and marshes. Description: Small semiaquatic mammal with a long, low body. Body a dark brown with a white spot on the chin and sometimes on the chest. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and


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