University of California Publications in Zoology Volume 17

University of California Publications in Zoology Volume 17

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...longicrus, J. Grinnell (1908, p. 158), part. Occurrence in the San Bernardino Mountains. Myotis lucifugus longicrus, Miller (1912, p. 55), part. General range. Myotis lucifugus longicrus, Grinnell and Swarth (1913, p. 380). Occur-rence in the San Jacinto Mountains. Myotis lucifugus longicrus, J. Grinnell (1913b, p. 276), part. Range in California. Myotis longicrus interior Miller (1914, pp. 211-212). Original description; type from Twining, Taos County, New Mexico. Diagnosis.--Similar to Myotis longicrus longicrus, but color tawnyolive, instead of deep bister. Description.--Bases of hairs everywhere deep bister; distal half of fur on back tawny-olive; on the ventral surface the tippings are of cartridge buff, with the darker bases of the hairs showing through. Ears and membranes clove brown, of a somewhat lighter tint than those of longicrus. Measurements.--Average and extreme measurements in millimeters of a series of twelve examples from California are as follows: Total length, 98.9 (94.0-103.0); tail vertebrae, 45.7 (42.0.-49.0); tibia, 18.1 (16.4-19.0); foot, 7.7 (7.0-8.0); forearm, 38.0 (36.8-39.3); greatest length of cranium, 13.9 (13.3-14.4). Synonymy and History.--The interior long-legged bat was described by Miller (1914, pp. 211-212) from a specimen collected at Twining, Taos County, New Mexico. Distribution.--Miller (loc. cit.) lists specimens of Myotis longicrus interior from Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Chihuahua. The exact range of this bat in California cannot at present be given. It has been collected in the arid Upper Sonoran, Transition, and lower Canadian zones, from Benton, Mono County, south to the Cuyamaca Mountains, in San Diego County. (See map, text-fig. I.) Specimens more

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