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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mammals -- Classification

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby George Gaylord Simpson.
SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 59, article 5
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 259-293 ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18884834M

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