Bulletin, Issues 57-58

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1907 - Science

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Page 130 - F. — (Continuation.) \ do do do do do do do do do do do do 1 do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do d...
Page 102 - ... metatarsal tubercles; the hind limb being carried forward along the body, the tibio-tarsal articulation reaches the eye; skin nearly smooth above, with small warts on the sides.
Page 369 - GRIFFIN. elongate; one prae- and two post-oculars; temporals 2+2; nine upper labials, fifth and sixth entering the eye; five lower labials in contact with the anterior chin-shields, which are shorter than the posterior. Scales in 13 rows.
Page 456 - If the genus contains both exotic and nonexotic species from the standpoint of the original author, the type should be selected from the nonexotic species.
Page 62 - Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1888, pp. 178, 506. &See Stejneger, A Resum6 of the Geographical Distribution of the Discoglossoid Toads in the Light of Ancient Land Connections, in Bull.
Page vii - ... reports of expeditions, etc. They are usually of octavo size, although a quarto form, known as the Special Bulletin, has been adopted in a few instances in which a larger page was deemed indispensable. This work forms No. 57 of the Bulletin series. Since 1902 the volumes of the series known as " Contributions from the National Herbarium...
Page vii - Museum, and setting forth newlyacquired facts in biology, anthropology, and geology derived therefrom, or containing descriptions of new forms and revisions of limited groups. A volume is issued annually, or oftener, for distribution to libraries and scientific establishments, and in view of the importance of the more prompt...
Page xvii - Herbarium," and containing papers relating to the botanical collections of the Museum, have been published as bulletins. The Proceedings, the first volume of which was issued in 1878, are intended as a medium of publication of brief original papers based on the collections of the National Museum, and setting forth...
Page 310 - ... longer than its distance from the end of the snout, shorter than the parietals ; loreal...
Page 402 - Family ELAPID.E. This family contains all the so-called "proteroglyph" snakes, or snakes with a permanently erect grooved poison fang in the anterior portion of the horizontal maxillary bone. The members of the family are divided into two subfamilies, one containing the terrestrial species which have retained the general physiognomy of the majority of snakes, the other embracing forms which have become strongly modified for marine life, as follows: a1 Tail cylindric ELAPIN.E, p.

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