A NEW SPECIES OF ANOURA (CHIROPTERA: PHYLLOSTOMIDAE) FROM THE ECUADORIAN ANDES
- Peromyscus madrensis. // Mammalian Species;2005, Issue 774, p1
Provides information about the mammalian species Peromyscus madrensis. General characteristics; Distribution; Ontogeny and reproduction; Ecology; Genetics.
- TWO NEW SPECIES OF PHILANDER (DIDELPHIMORPHIA, DIDELPHIDAE) FROM NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA. Lew, Daniel; Perez-Hern�ndez, Roger; Ventura, Jacint // Journal of Mammalogy;Apr2006, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p224
The taxonomy of gray four-eyed opossums, genus Philander, from northern South America is reviewed by means of comparative morphological and morphometric analyses. Two hundred eighteen specimens belonging to the following geographic samples were used: P. opossum opossum from French Guiana,...
- Mam�feros (Mammalia: Theria) del departamento del Cauca, Colombia. Ram�rez-Chaves, H�ctor E.; P�rez, Weimar A. // Biota Colombiana;ene-dic2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1/2, p141
Due to its high number of ecosystems and wide altitudinal gradient, the department of Cauca in southwestern Colombia, encloses a great part of the Colombian mammal diversity. In spite of its richness, the mammalian fauna from Cauca has been poorly studied. In order to synthesize the information...
- Indricotherium. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Indricotherium was the largest land mammal that ever lived. It could eat the leaves in trees as high as 25 feet (7 1/2 meters).
- Syndyoceras. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Syndyoceras was a mammal that looked a lot like deer we see today. The male had two sets of horns. One set grew up from between its ears, while the other set was just above its nose.
- A Guide to Constructing and Understanding Synonymies for Mammalian Species. Gardner, Alfred L.; Hayssen, Virginia // Mammalian Species;2004, Issue 739, p1
Presents guidelines for the construction of genus- and species-level synonymies for mammals. Format for listing species synonymy; Scientific names and nomenclature; Subspecies synonymy.
- Rhogeessa parvula. Roots, Ellen H.; Baker, Robert J. // Mammalian Species;2007, Issue 804, p1
The article describes Rhogeessa parvula, a species of bat that can only be found in Mexico. Rhogeessa parvula's physical characteristics as described by its discoverer, Rhogeessa H. Allen in 1866, are: ear sub-acute at tip; lips whiskered; eyes very small, each with a wart above, and a wart...
- Classifying Animals. // Fun For Kidz;May/Jun2004, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p34
Provides information on classifying animals. Common things among animals; Subgroups in which the animal kingdom is divided; Characteristics of mammals. INSET: The Animal Kingdom.
- A new species of fruit bat (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae: Thoopterus) from Sulawesi and adjacent islands, Indonesia. Maryanto, Ibnu; Yani, Mohamad; Prijono, Siti Nuramaliati; Wiantoro, Sigit // Records of the Western Australian Museum;2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p68
A new species of fruit bat in the genus Thoopterus, T. suhaniahae, is described from Sulawesi, Talaud and Wowoni Islands in Indonesia. The new species differs from T. nigrescens in having larger cranial, dental, mandibular, external measurements, and a wider calcar. In addition, the tail of the...