Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Volume 55

Institution, Smithsonian

Published by Government Printing Office, 1920
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Title: Proceedings of the United States National ...

Publisher: Government Printing Office

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.


Washington, 1920. 8vo, green cloth, xiii + 660 + [97] pp. An exceptionally well preserved copy, in near fine condition with minimal wear and a small gift bookplate on front pastedown. Contains the following works: The adult Taenoid cestodes of dogs and cats, and of related carnivores in North America : Maurice C. Hall, p. 1. A heretofore undescribed meteoric stone from Kansas City, Missouri : George P. Merrill, p. 95. A new restoration of Triceratops, with notes on the osteology of the genus : Charles W. Gilmore, p. 97. New reared parasitic Hymenoptera with some notes on synonymy : A.B. Gahan, p. 113. The birds of the Tambelan Islands, South China Sea : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 129. Descriptions of new African earthworms, including a new genus of Moniligastridae : Frank Smith and Bessie R. Green, p. 145. Bees in the collection of the United States National Museum --3 : T.D.A. Cockerell, p. 167. Notes on the wrens of the genus Nannus Billberg : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 223. Additions and correctios to The Type-species of the genera of the Cynipoidea or the gall wasps and parasitic Cynipoids" : S.A. Rohwer and Margaret M. Fagan, p. 237. The Branchiobdellid worms in the collections of the United States National Museum, with descriptions of new genera and new species : Max M. Ellis, p. 241. Notes on birds collected by Dr. W.L. Abbott on Pulo Taya, Berhala Strait, Southeastern Sumatra : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 267. Hemiptera collected by the Yale-Dominican expedition of 1913 : Edmund H. Gibson, p. 275. Miocene fossil plants from Northern Peru : Edward W. Berry, p. 279. Five new species of Ptinid beetles : W.S. Fisher, p. 295. New land shells from the Philippine Islands : Paul Bartsch, p. 301. On certain genera of Atherine fishes : David Starr Jordan, p. 309. A new species of parastic copepod, with notes on species already described : Charles Branch Wilson, p. 313. Distribution and use of slings in Pre-Columbian America, with descriptive catalogue of ancient Peruvian slings in the United States National Museum : Philip Ainsworth Means, p. 317. A revision of the subspecies of the white-collared kingfisher, Sauropatis chloris (Boddaert) : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 351. The races of the Nicobar Megapode, Megapodius nicobariensis Blyth : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 399. Notes on some genera and species of Chalcid-flies belonging to the Aphelininae with description of a new species : A.B. Gahan, p. 403. Exploration of a pit house village at Luna, New Mexico : Walter Hough, p. 409. A revision of the Chalcid-flies of the genus Harmolita of America north of Mexico : W.J. Phillips and W.T. Emery, p. 433. Notes on Dr. W.L. Abbots second collection of birds from Simalur Island, Western Sumatra : Harry C. Oberholser, p. 473. Descriptions of new species of chitons from the Pacific Coast of America : William Healey Dall, p. 499. Descriptions of new North American Ichneumon-flies : R.A. Cushman, p. 517. Report on a collection of Copepoda made in Honduras by F.J. Dyer : C. Dwight Marsh, p. 545. North American parasitic copepods belonging to the new family Sphyriidae ; Charles Branch Wilson, p. 549. Descriptive catalogue of the collection of ecclesiastical art in the United States National Museum : I.M. Casanowicz, p. 605. Index. p. 651-660. Bookseller Inventory # 14387

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