Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group
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Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group with descriptions of two new species by Marcus Ward Lyon

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Published in Washington .
Written in English


  • Squirrels. [from old catalog]

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LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 50
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 24-29. illus. 25 cm.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23402710M
LC Control Number16011625

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