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The mammals of British Columbia

David W. Nagorsen

The mammals of British Columbia

a taxonomic catalogue

by David W. Nagorsen

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Published by Royal British Columbia Museum, Wildlife Branch, Ministry of Environment in Victoria, B.C., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- British Columbia -- Classification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-115) and indexes.

      StatementDavid Nagorsen.
      SeriesMemoir / Royal British Columbia Museum,, no. 4, Memoir (Royal British Columbia Museum) ;, no. 4
      ContributionsRoyal British Columbia Museum., British Columbia. Wildlife Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL721.5.B7 N34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1624189M
      ISBN 100771889178
      LC Control Number91170182
      OCLC/WorldCa24288724


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