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Comments on the Taxonomic Status of Apodemus peninsulae

Comments on the Taxonomic Status of Apodemus peninsulae, with Description of a New Subspecies from North China In the past several years the United States National Museum has received a large number of mammals from central and southern Korea through the auspices of the Commission on Hemorrhagic Fever of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board. Among […]

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Pleistocene Bats from San Josecito Cave

Some of the Pleistocene mammals from San Josecito Cave, near Aramberri, Nuevo León, México, collected by field parties of the California Institute of Technology under the direction of the late Professor Chester Stock, have been reported previously (see Furlong, 1943; Cushing, 1945; Stock, 1950; Hooper, 1952; Findley, 1953; Stock, 1953; Handley, 1955; Jackway, 1958). In […]

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Noteworthy Records of Bats From Nicaragua

Nicaragua occupies a strategic position in Central America with respect to mammalian distributional patterns, but relatively little has been published concerning the fauna of the country and its zoogeographic relationships. The present paper records information on distribution, variation, and natural history of 40 species of bats from Nicaragua, 14 of which are here recorded for […]

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North American Yellow Bats ‘Dasypterus’

Yellow bats occur only in the New World and by most recent authors have been referred to the genus Dasypterus Peters. The red bats and the hoary bat, all belonging to the genus Lasiurus Gray, also occur only in the New World except that the hoary bat has an endemic subspecies in the Hawaiian Islands. […]

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A New Subspecies of the Fruit-eating Bat

A New Subspecies of the Fruit-eating Bat, Sturnira ludovici, From Western Mexico The fruit-eating bats of the genus Sturnira are represented on the North American mainland by two species, S. lilium and S. ludovici. The former, in most areas the smaller of the two, is widely distributed in México and Central America and is common […]

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An Annotated Checklist of Nebraskan Bats

The first mention of bats in Nebraska possibly was by Harrison Allen, in his “Monograph of the Bats of North America” (1864:14, 20, 30, 35, 42), who listed _Nycticejus crepuscularis_ [= _Nycticeius humeralis_], _Lasiurus borealis_, _Scotophilus carolinensis_ and _Scotophilus fuscus_ [both = _Eptesicus fuscus_], and _Scotophilus noctivagans_ [= _Lasionycteris noctivagans_], as collected in “Nebraska” (then […]

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Noteworthy Mammals from Sinaloa

In several of the past twelve years field parties from the Museum of Natural History have collected mammals in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Most of the collections contained only a modest number of specimens because they were made by groups that stopped for short periods on their way to or from other areas, but […]

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Some Reptiles and Amphibians from Korea

In 1954, two of us (Jones and Byers) collected reptiles and amphibians in Korea incidental to field studies relating to hemorrhagic fever. The 382 specimens thus obtained were deposited either in the Museum of Natural History of The University of Kansas (KU), or in the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan (UMMZ), and […]

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