Notes on geographic distribution, habitat, and taxonomy of some Mexican mammals

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Statementby Guy G. Musser.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan,, no. 636
LC ClassificationsQL1 .M5 no. 636
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Pagination22 p.
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