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New species of landshells from the Panama Canal Zone

William Healey Dall

New species of landshells from the Panama Canal Zone

with two plates

by William Healey Dall

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Panama.
    • Subjects:
    • Mollusks -- Panama.

    • Edition Notes

      Publication 2134.

      Statementby William H. Dall.
      SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 59, no. 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 59, no. 18
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p.l., 3 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6551655M
      LC Control Number12035966
      OCLC/WorldCa4611996

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