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East African reptiles and amphibians in the United States National museum

Arthur Loveridge

East African reptiles and amphibians in the United States National museum

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • United States National Museum -- Collections.,
    • Reptiles -- Africa, East.,
    • Amphibians -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Arthur Loveridge.
      SeriesSmithsonian institution. United States National museum. Bulletin 151
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .U6 no. 151
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p.
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6748623M
      LC Control Number30026039
      OCLC/WorldCa1836954

      Alexander Grant Ruthven is an extremely important figure in the history of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, as he is for the Museum of Zoology and the University of Michigan (Van de Water, ).The large numbers of specimens acquired by the Division in the early part of this century were due to his field work and particular interest in the study of geographic variation with.


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Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa. This lightweight and portable guide covers the reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across the five countries of East Africa — Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.

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Barbour and A. Loveridge. In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus described the Amphibia as. Animals that are distinguished by a body cold and generally naked; stern and expressive countenance; harsh voice; mostly lurid color; filthy odor; a few are furnished with a horrid poison; all have cartilaginous bones, slow circulation, exquisite sight and hearing, large pulmonary vessels, lobate liver, oblong.

Karl Patterson Schmidt joined The Field Museum of Natural History in August as Assistant Curator and was the first staff member devoted solely to the newly renamed Division of Amphibians and Reptiles. Inthe Field Museum herpetology collection consisted of less than 8, specimens, representing approximately 3, catalog entries.

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