Title: Proceedings of the United States National ...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1900
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Washington, 1900. 8vo, black cloth, xii + 1075 +  pp. An exceptionally well preserved early volume of the Smithsonian proceedings, in near fine condition with some foxing and a small tear to endpapers and very light normal age-related wear. Contains the following works: The osteological characters of the fishes of the suborder Percesoces, Edwin Chapin Starks, p. 1. Notes on birds from the Cameroons District, West Africa, Harry C. Oberholser, p. 11. Descriptions of two new species of tortoises from the teritary of the United States, O.P. Hay, p. 21. A list of the birds collected by Mr. R.P. Currie in Liberia, Harry C. Oberholser, p. 25. A list of the biting lice (Mallophaga) taken from birds and mammals of North America, Vernon L. Kellogg, p. 39. New species of nocturnal moths of the genus Campometra, and notes, John B. Smith, p. 101. Synopsis of the Solenidae of North American and the Antilles, William H. Dall, p. 107. The osteology and relationship of the Percoidean fish, Dinolestes lewini, Edwin Chapin Starks, p. 113. Description of two new species of crayfish, W.P. Hay, p. 121. Contributions to the natural history of the Commander Islands. NO. 13 --A new species of stalked Medusae, Haliclystus stejnegeri, K. Kishinouye, p. 125. Description of a new species of Idotea from Hakodate Bay, Japan, Harriet Richardson, p. 131. List of shells collected by Vernon Bailey in Heron and Eagle Lakes, Minnesota, with notes, Robert E.C. Stearns, p. 135. Description of a new variety of Haliotis from California, with faunal and geographical notes, Robert E.C. Stearns, p. 139. On the Lower Siluran (Trenton) fauna of Baffin Island, Charles Schuchert, p. 143. Some neocene corals of the United States, Henry Stewart Gane, p. 179. Notes on birds collected by Doctor W.L. Abbott in Central Asia, Harry C. Oberholser, p. 205. Notes on some birds from Santa Barbara Islands, California, Harry C. Oberholser, p. 229. Catalogue of a collection of birds from Madagascar, Harry C. Oberholser, p. 25. Report on a collection of Dipterous insects from Puerto Rico, D.W. Coquillett, p. 249. The decapod crustaceans of West Africa, Mary J. Rathbun, p. 271. Description of a new bird of the genus Dendrornis, Charles W. Richmond, p. 317. Descriptions of three new birds from Lower Siam, Charles W. Richmond, p. 319. On the genera of the Chalcid-flies belonging to the subfamily Encyrtinae, William H. Ashmead, p. 323. A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae, John B. Smith, p. 413. A new Bird of Paradise, Rolla P. Currie, p. 497. Synopsis of the Naiades, or pearly fresh-water mussels, Charles Torrey Simpson, p. 501. Index to synopsis of the Naiades. p. 999-1044. Index. p. 1045-1075. Bookseller Inventory # 14407
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