Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Volume 56

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, cloth, xio + 692 + [80] pp. An exceptionally well preserved copy, in near fine condition with minimal normal wear and a bookplate to front pastedown. Contents include: Descriptions of new species of mollusks of the family Turritidae from the West Coast of America and adjacent regions : William Healey Dall, p. 1. A review of the leafhoppers of the genus Gypona north of Mexico : Edmund H. Gibson, p. 87. A new foraminifer commensal on Cyclammina : Joseph A. Cushman, p. 101. Descriptions of some mammalian and fish remains from Florida of probably Pleistocene age : Oliver P. Hay, p. 103. New fossil turtles, with notes on two described species : Charles W. Gilmore, p. 113. Revision of the parasitic Chalcidoid flies of the genera Homalotylus Mayr and Isodromus Howard, with descriptions of two closely related genera : P.H. Timberlake, p. 138. The fishes of the United States Eclipse expedition to West Africa : Henry W. Fowler, p. 195. Descriptions of new species of mollusca from the North Pacific Ocean in the collection of the United States National Museum : William Healey Dall, p. 293. Notes on certain genera of Ichneumon-flies with descriptions of a new genus and four new species : R.A. Cushman, p. 373. A study of the Brachiopod genus Platystrophia : Eula Davis McEwan, p. 383. Habits and economic relations of the guano birds of Peru : Robert E. Coker, p. 449. Report on a small collection of Indian parasitic Hymenoptera : A.B. Gahan, p. 513. A mounted skeleton of Dimetrodon gigas in the United States National Museum, with notes on the skeletal anatomy : Charles W. Gilmore, p. 525. New genera and species of Muscoid flies : Charles H.T. Townsend, p. 541. Recent foraminifera from off New Zealand : Joseph A. Cushman, p. 593. The red spiders of America and a few European species likely to be introduced : E.A. McGregor, p. 641. Index. p. 681-692. Bookseller Inventory # 14405

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