Common Names of Mammals of the World

Common Names of Mammals of the World


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ISBN-13: 9781560983835
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 07/17/2000
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Don E. Wilson is a senior scientist at the National Museum of Natural History and the coauthor of Mammal Species of the World (1993) and The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals (1999).

F. Russell Cole is the Oak Professor of Biological Science at Colby College.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Order Monotremata (Monotremes) Chapter 3 Order Didelphimorphia (American Opossums) Chapter 4 Order Paucituberculata (Shrew Opossums) Chapter 5 Order Microbiotheria (Monito Del Monte) Chapter 6 Order Dasyuromorphia (Carnivorous Marsupials) Chapter 7 Order Peramelemorphia (Bandicoots and Bilbies) Chapter 8 Order Notoryctemorphia (Marsupial Moles) Chapter 9 Order Diprotodontia (Koalas, Wombats, Possums, Macropods, and relatives) Chapter 10 Order Xenarthera (Edentates) Chapter 11 Order Insectivora (Insectivores) Chapter 12 Order Scandentia (Tree Shrews) Chapter 13 Order Dermoptera (Flying Lemurs) Chapter 14 Order Chiroptera (Bats) Chapter 15 Order Primates (Primates) Chapter 16 Order Carnivora (Carnivores) Chapter 17 Order Cetacea (Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises) Chapter 18 Order Sirenia (Manatees, Dugongs, and Sea Cows) Chapter 19 Order Proboscidea (Elephants) Chapter 20 Order Perissodactyla (Odd-toed Ungulates) Chapter 21 Order Hyracoidea (Hyraxes) Chapter 22 Order Tubulidentata (Aardvark) Chapter 23 Order Artiodactyla (Even-toed Ungulates) Chapter 24 Order Pholidota (Pangolins) Chapter 25 Order Rodentia (Rodents) Chapter 26 Order Lagomorpha (Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas) Chapter 27 Order Macroscelidea (Elephant Shrews) Chapter 28 Literature Cites Chapter 29 Index to Scientific Names Chapter 30 Index to Common Names

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