Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Volume 37

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Volume 37

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... V1, p. 125, Feb. 1900. Total length, 77.6 mm.; head and body, 44.6; tail, 33; forearm, 33; third metacarpal, 31.3; tibia, 12.6; foot, 9.1; ear from crown, 7.7; from notch, 12; length of tragus, 5.8. Skull, total length, 13.7; condylobasal length, 13.1; zygomatic breadth, (?); mastoid breadth, 7.6; interorbital breadth, 4.7; breadth of braincase, 6.7; maxillar breadth, 5.4; breadth at canines, 4; upper toothrow (c-m'), 4.5; length of mandible, 9.4; angle to condyle, 1.7; depth at coronoid, 3.4; lower toothrow, 4.8. Eptesicus garambaz, in size and external characters, resembles E. ugandw Hollister, from Ledgus, Uganda, but exceeds it considerably in size, and differs from it in the form of the tragus and other characters, the last caudal vertebrae extending half its length beyond the membrane instead of wholly enclosed within it as in ugandw. The skull proves, on comparison with topotype skulls of ugandw, to not only exceed it greatly in size, but is much broader and flatter, and the rostral portion much broader, the skull as a whole much more massive and depressed. I Vesperugo (Vesperus) moloneyi Tnomss, Ann. and Mag. Nat. Flist. (6), VII, p. 528, June, 1891. Lagos, West Africa. 3 Four specimens, all adult males (2 skins with skulls, an extra skull and a specimen in alcohol), collected as follows: Stanleyville, 1 (skin and skull), Aug. 25, 1909; Medje, 2 (skin and 2 skulls), June 26, 1910; Avakubi, 1 (alcoholic), Dec. 19, 1913. Collectors' measurements of the two skins: Total length, 84, 85 mm.; head and body, 58, 58; tail, 26, 27; foot, 6, 8; ear, 13, 15. Forearm (from skin), 27, 28.7; third metacarpal, 29, 30.6; third finger, 42.8, 44; fifth finger, 29, 30.6. Avakubi specimen (alcoholic), forearm, 28.2; third metacarpal, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744233
  • 9781236744234