Monograph of the Asiatic Chiroptera; And Catalogue of the Species of Bats in the Collection of the Indian Museum, Calcutta

Monograph of the Asiatic Chiroptera; And Catalogue of the Species of Bats in the Collection of the Indian Museum, Calcutta

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... grows longer, and it is then slightly or considerably shorter. The length of this incisor, however, is variable within a short compass; and I have found it in the same individual shorter than the outer cusp of the inner incisor on one side of the mouth, and longer than it on the other. Lower incisors very slightly crowded. The second upper premolar is separated by a small space from the canine, and through this interval the summit of the small internal first premolar is visible. Measurements of an adult female specimen preserved in alcohol--length, head and body l"-55, tail l"-45, head 0"-55, ear 0"-5, tragus 0,"22, forearm l"-2, thumb 0"-22, second finger 2"-1, fourth finger l"-55, tibia 0"-45, foot and claws 0"-22. Hab. The temperate regions of Asia north of the Himalaya, and generally distributed throughout Europe and its islands. Vespertilio imbricatus, Temm. (non Horsfield) Monogr. Mammal, ii. p. 216, pi. 54; Wagner, Suppl. Schreb. Saugeth. v. p. 738 (1855). Vespertilio abramus, Temm. I. c. p. 232, pi. 58; Wagner, I. c. p. 739. Scotophilus javanicus, Gray, Mag. Zool. Bot. ii. p. 498 (1838). Scotophilia coromandra, Gray, I. c. Vespertilio coromandelicus, Blyth, J. A. S. B. p. 159 (1855). Scotophilus coromandelicus, Horsfield, A. # M. JV. H. 1855, p. 5. Vespertilio coromandelicus, Tomes, P. Z. S. 1858, p. 539. Pipistrellus coromandelicus, Dobson, J. A. S. B. 1871, p. 461. Vesperugo imbricatus (Hutton), Peters, P. Z. S. 1872, p. 707. Muzzle obtuse, more so than in V. pipistrellus, glandular prominences on the sides large, rounded, adding more to the width than to the depth of the muzzle, and causing a furrow between them and the crown of the head. Ears triangular, as in V. pipistrellus;...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509757
  • 9781236509758