3 edition of Evolution of a desert mammalian fauna found in the catalog.
Evolution of a desert mammalian fauna
Frederick B. Stangl
Includes bibliographical references (p.-260).
|Statement||by Frederick B. Stangl, Jr., Walter W. Dalquest, Robert R. Hollander.|
|Contributions||Dalquest, Walter Woelber, 1917-, Hollander, Robert R.|
|LC Classifications||QL719.T4 S68 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 264 p. :|
|Number of Pages||264|
|LC Control Number||94219465|
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