Bats referred to Hesperoptenus Peters, 1869 (Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae) with the description of a new subgenus
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Bats referred to Hesperoptenus Peters, 1869 (Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae) with the description of a new subgenus by J. E. Hill

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
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  • Hesperoptenus.,
  • Mammals -- Classification.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 26-28.

Other titlesBats referred to Hesperoptenus Peters ...
Statementby John Edwards Hill.
SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Zoology -- v. 30, no. 1, Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) -- v. 30, no. 1
LC ClassificationsQL1 .B75 Vol. 30, no. 1, QL737.C595 .B75 Vol. 30, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p., 4 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17363211M

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