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A New Long-eared Myotis From Northeastern Mexico

Long-eared bats obtained by field parties from the University of Kansas in the Mexican states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas, are found to belong to the species, _Myotis evotis_, but are not referable to any named subspecies. They are named and described as follows: #Myotis evotis auriculus# new subspecies Type._–Female, adult, skin and skull; […]

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A New Bat (Myotis) From Mexico

A single specimen of little brown bat from the northern part of the state of Veracruz seems to be of an heretofore unrecognized species. It is named and described below. Myotis elegans = new species Holotype._–Female, adult, skin and skull, No. 88398 Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas; 12-1/2 mi. N. Tihuatlán, 300 […]

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A New Bat (Genus Pipistrellus) from Northeastern Mexico

The eastern pipistrelle, _Pipistrellus subflavus_ (Cuvier) in the western part of its range, occurs along the Río Grande and its tributaries as far west as northern Coahuila and Val Verde County, Texas. Specimens from those places represent a heretofore undescribed subspecies which may be named and described as follows: #Pipistrellus subflavus clarus new subspecies# _Type._–Female, […]

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Neotropical Bats from Northern Mexico

Tropical fruit-eating bats of the genus _Artibeus_ reach their northern limits on the lowlands of the eastern and western coasts of México. Recent students have placed the species of Mexican _Artibeus_ in two groups; one includes bats of small size and one includes bats of large size (Dalquest, 1953:61; Lukens and Davis, 1957:6; and Davis, […]

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The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas

From Tamaulipas, the northeasternmost state in the Mexican Republic, 146 kinds of mammals, belonging to 72 genera, are here reported. Mammals that are strictly marine in habit are not included. The state is crossed in its middle by the Tropic of Cancer. Elevations vary from sea level on the Golfo de México to more than […]

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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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Mammals from Tamaulipas

Forming the northeastern border of Mexico, Tamaulipas extends in an elongated, north-south direction from the Temperate into the Torrid Zone and contains faunal elements from both the Nearctic and Neotropical regions. The mammals are less known than those from some of the bordering states; for the most part collecting has been limited to a few […]

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A New Tortoise – Genus Gopheru

A New Tortoise, Genus Gopherus, From North-central Mexico. Gopherus flavomarginatus new species Holotype._–U.S. National Museum 61253, adult; stuffed specimen with disassociated skull; 30 to 40 miles from Lerdo, Durango, Mexico; obtained by Dr. Elswood Chaffee, 1918. Paratypes._–USNM 61254, adult, stuffed specimen with skull in place, other data the same as those for holotype; USNM 60976, […]

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A New Species of Frog,Genus Tomodactylus from Western Mexico

Thirteen specimens of frogs collected in the summers of 1960 and 1961 in the Mexican states of Durango and Sinaloa represent a heretofore unnamed species. The specimens have been deposited in the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas (KU) and in the Museum of Michigan State University (MSU).

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A New Hylid Frog from Eastern Mexico

A small collection of Mexican reptiles and amphibians recently acquired by the University of Kansas Natural History Museum contains five specimens of a species of the genus _Hyla_ (_sensu lato_) which is here described as new.

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