3 edition of Observations on the biology of rodents in Uruguay found in the catalog.
Observations on the biology of rodents in Uruguay
Jon C. Barlow
Bibliography: p. 57-59.
|Statement||[by] Jon C. Barlow.|
|Series||Royal Ontario Museum. Life Sciences Contributions, no. 75|
|LC Classifications||QL1 .T65 no. 75|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||59|
|LC Control Number||70487896|
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Series: Life sciences contributions ; no. 75 By. Barlow, Jon C., Royal Ontario Museum. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info [Toronto:Royal Ontario Museum], Subjects. Observations on the Biology of Rodents in Uruguay Abstract An expedition from the American Museum of Natural History visited the South American Republic of Uruguay between December and the end of Mayto collect mam- mals and their ectoparasites.
Barlow JC () Observations on the biology of rodents in Uruguay. Life Sciences Contributions, Royal Ontario Museum – Observations on the distribution and ecology of the mammals of the Cerrado grasslands of central Brazil.
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