Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Volume 10

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...group; tail above without a well def1ned central area of reddish (owing to the hairs being narrowly but profusely ringed with black), bordered with a zone of black of the usual extent, and broadly fringed with fulvous; tail below with a broad central area of gray faintly suffused with grayish fulvous, with the dark outer border and fulvous fringe as above. Type, No. 56,030, U. S. Nat. Mus. (Dept. of Agric. Coll.), S ad., South Pass City, Wyoming, Sept. 6, 1893; Vernon Bailey. Geographic Range.--Wind River Mountains region and northward along the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains to at least Mystic Lake, and probably to the Belt ranges east of Helena, and thence westward to the head of the Snake River in Idaho, and south along the Idaho and Wyoming boundary to the Wasatch Mountains in northeastern Utah. Its range thus includes not only the Wind River and Gros Ventre Ranges, but the Shoshone and Beartooth Mountains, the whole of the National Yellowstone Park region, and the outlying ranges east of the Main Divide to central Montana; to the westward and southward it includes the Snake River, Cariboo, Thompson, Blackfoot, Bear River, Bannock and Wasatch Ranges, with their outlying and included or connected spurs. Measurements. No. of Total Tail Hind Spec. Length. Vertebrae. Foot. South Pass City, Wyo.'J... 10 331(318-350) 134.7(121-142) 51.6(49-53) Lake Fork, Wyo.4 3 334(328-344) 134(131-138), 50.3 (50-51) Beartooth Mts., Mont.3.. 7 325 4(300-345) 132(125-145) 52 (41)-55) 1 The winter pelage is not well shown by any specimens now available. This description is based on two poor skins taken in the Wind River Mountains by Dr. F. V. Hayden, May 31 and June 1, 1860, 2 Collected and measured by Vernon Bailey. 2 Collected and measured by Vernon...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760131
  • 9781236760135