Publication; Zoological Series Volume 4, PT. 1

Publication; Zoological Series Volume 4, PT. 1

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...interparietal narrow; nasal passing posteriorly the premaxillae; palatal foramina compressed; palate extending beyond third upper molar. Color. Above rufous sparsely lined with black, brightest on the rump; head suffused with grayish; under parts yellowish, hairs gray at base; tail pale brown above, lighter beneath; hands and feet whitish; ears blackish outside, yellowish inside. Measurements. Total length, 260; tail, 130; hind foot, 28; ear, 13. Skull: basal length, 26; basilar length, 24; greatest breadth, 1;; interorbital constriction, 5.2; breadth across squamosals, 12.9; length of nasals, 12.6; palatal length, 14; length of upper molar series, 4.6. 239. richmondi (Oryzomys), Merr., Proc. Wash. Acad. Seien.,, 1901, p. 284. Escondido River Rice Rat. Type locality. Escondido River, 50 miles above Bluefields, Nicaragua. Genl. Char. Size large; ear short. Rostrum long, slender. Color. Above grizzled yellowish fulvous, lined with black; rump sometimes rusty; under parts ochraceous fulvous, palest on chin and lips; tail dark, palest beneath. Measurements. Total length, 295; tail vertebrae, 150; hind foot, 33 5. 240. fulvescens (Hesperomys), Sauss., Rev. Mag. Zool., 2me Ser., i860, p. 102. Fulvous Rice Rat. Type locality. "Mexique." Orizaba, State of Vera Cruz? Gcogr. Distr. Jalapa and vicinity, State of Vera Cruz, south to Yucatan, Mexico, and Guatemala, Central America. Genl. Char. Tail longer than head and body; hind feet long, fur slightly harsh. Color. Above yellowish fulvous, lined with black; flanks fulvous; under parts yellowish rufous, except chin and throat, which are whitish; tail naked, indistinctly bicolor, grayish above, paler beneath: feet pale buff or whitish. Measurements. Total length, 173; tail, 100; more

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