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Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrapeds of the order Edentata

Harlan, Richard

Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrapeds of the order Edentata

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Published by W. Phillips in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xenarthra -- Anatomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Harlan.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL737.E2 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 154-163, [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19893471M

    Taxonomy helps to show how much or how little different species are related. For example, looking at the thorny dragon, common collared lizard, and king cobra, it is seen that they are pretty closely related because they all share the same kingdom, phylum, class, and order, but different family, genus, and species. An island generally very different soil and climate, and number and order of inhabitants supplied by chance, no point so favourable for generation of new species,—especially the mountains, hence, so it is. As isolated mountains formed in a plain country (if such happens) is an island. Glossary Glossary of the Principal Scientific Terms Used In the Present Volume. I am indebted to the kindness of Mr. W. S. Dallas for this Glossary, which has been given because several readers have complained to me that some of the terms used were unintelligible to them. Mr. Dallas has endeavoured to give the explanations of the terms in as popular a form as possible.


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Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrapeds of the order Edentata by Harlan, Richard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrapeds of the order Edentata. [Richard Harlan]. Fauna Americana: being a description of the mammiferous animals inhabiting North America / by Richard Harlan Harlan, Richard, [ Microform, Book: ] View online (access conditions) At 2 libraries.

Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrupeds of the order Edentata. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 1: Usage Conditions Apply.

'From the Annals of the New-York Lyceum of Natural History, Vol. I' - caption Contents: Observations on the genus Salamandra, with the anatomy of the Salamandra gigantea (Barton) or S.

alleghaniensis (Michaux) and two new genera proposed (read Dec. 27, ) - Description of a new genus of mammiferous quadrupeds, of the order Edentata (read. Description of Chlamyphorus truncatus, a new genus of mammiferous quadrupeds, of the Order Edentata.

Pp 31–46 in: Medical and physical researches: or original memoirs in medicine, surgery, physiology, geology, zoology, and comparative by: 7. Physical Description. Pink fairy armadillos are the smallest extant armadillo.

As an adult,they have a body length of approximately 13cm and an average body mass of g. As with other fossorial species, the pink fairy armadillo has digging claws on its front legs, reduced eye size, and a fusiform body shape. 30 Harlan, Richard, ‘ Description of a new Genus of Mammiferous Quadrupeds, of the Order Edentata ’, Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York () 6, pp.

– 31 Compare with Sellers, Charles Coleman, Mr. Peale's Museum: Charles Willson Peale and the First Popular Museum of Natural Science and Art, New York Cited by: 8. Moreover, as there is no genus of monkey, nor even a species, common to both hemispheres, such a division can do no harm.

The number of species of these animals, both in the Old and New Worlds, is so great, that to give a particular description of each would fill a large volume. PDF | Calyptophractus retusus (Burmeister, ), commonly called the greater fairy armadillo, is a small armadillo in a monotypic genus.

It is a poorly | Find, read and cite all the research. Description. (Male,) pupil of the eye round ; nose prolonged beyond the jaws, but less than the nose of the Coati, terminating in a glandular muz- zle, at the end of which open the nostrils, which are prolonged on the sides and curve upwards.

Calyptophractus retusus is an unusual, fossorial, mole-like armadillo with greatly reduced eye and ear. The following description is adapted from Burmeister (), Slade (), Wetzel (a), and Smith ().

The cephalic shield lacks a “step” in the dorsal surface, widens posteriorly and has a rounded posterior edge; it does not extend below the level of the by: 3. In this as in many other cases (see below) Darwin decided in favor of Megatherium based on the presence of osteoderms collected in the same formation.

Owen () recognized the specimens assigned by Darwin to Megatherium as glyptodonts, toxodonts, and large The fossil mammals collected by Charles Darwin in South America ground sloths.

Choudhury, A.U. A new flying squirrel of the genus Petaurista Link from Arunachal Pradesh in north-east India. The Newsletter & Journal of the Rhino Foundation for nat. in NE India 7: 26–34, plates. with description of a new genus and two new species of the subfamily Silinae (Coleoptera: Elateroidea) Michael GEISER Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD, London, United Kingdom; e-mail: @ Abstract.

The fi rst known representatives of the family Cantharidae are descri. Updated Distribution of the Pink Fairy Armadillo Chlamyphorus truncatus (Xenarthra, Dasypodidae), the World's Smallest Armadillo a new genus of mammiferous quadrupeds, of the Order Edentata.

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Mammalia. Part 7. Of this order a number of genera are now known, which can be ranged in a series which more and more approaches the Edentata as we pass from the older to the newer forms. This interesting and transitional series will be made manifest by a description of the characters of the various genera taken in their proper chronological order.

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The two living species of fairy armadillos or pichiciegos, Chlamyphorus truncatus (pink fairy armadillo) and Calyptophractus retusus (Chacoan fairy armadillo), are probably among the most elusive mammals.

Encounters with these small and Cited by: The several species of that gigantic genus of birds, the Deinornis seem here to have replaced mammiferous quadrupeds, in the same manner as the reptiles still do at the Galapagos archipelago.

Observations on the jaw of a fossils mammiferous animal, found in the Stonestfield Slate. a new genus, and denominated by its discoverer, Dr. Lund, protopithecus. The latter would be four feet in height.

One remarkable circumstance connected with the tertiary formation remains to be noticed,- namely, the prevalence of volcanic action. History and Etymology for Chlamyphorus. Note: Genus name introduced by the American physician and naturalist Richard Harlan () in “Description of a new Genus of Mammiferous Quadrupeds, of the Order Edentata,” Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New-York, vol.

1, Part the Second (), pp. Page xxvii - It is proper to state that, owing to various circumstances, the work was necessarily passed through the press with a rapidity probably unexampled in the history of natural-history printing, allowing very little opportunity for that critical and leisurely examination so necessary in correcting a work of the kind.

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bibliography references Abbazzi, L. Remarks on the validity of the generic name Praemegaceros Portisand an overview on Praemegaceros species in Italy. as to consider the Monotremata a distinct order of quadrupeds, which he places, as in the system of CUVIER, next to the Edentata.

Notwithstanding the authentic and circumstantial manner in which this discovery was given to the world, it has been by no means universally re-garded as conclusive with respect to the mammiferous nature of the.

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An extinct and very numerous genus of the order of molluscous animals, called Cephalopoda, allied to the modern genus Nautilus, which inhabited a chambered shell, curved like a coiled snake. Species of it are found in all geological periods of the secondary strata; but they have not yet been seen in the tertiary beds.

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