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A new walrus from the Imperial Pliocene of southern California

Edward D. Mitchell

A new walrus from the Imperial Pliocene of southern California

with notes on odobenid and otariid humeri

by Edward D. Mitchell

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Published by Los Angeles County Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Imperial Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Valenictus imperialensis.,
    • Pinnipedia, Fossil.,
    • Paleontology -- Pliocene.,
    • Paleontology -- California -- Imperial Co.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 27-28.

      Statementby Edw. D. Mitchell, Jr.
      SeriesContributions in science, no. 44
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .L52 no. 44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5762165M
      LC Control Number71207447

      Full text of "Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences" See other formats.   New records of fish from northern exposures of the Imperial Formation of Riverside County, California. Shell rubble beds of the mollusk Thylacodes (Gastropoda: Vermetidae) in the upper Miocene Imperial Formation near Whitewater, Riverside . Areview of Equus conversidens in southern California, with a report on a second, previously­ unrecognized species of Pleistocene small horse from the Mojave Desert. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17(3)A. Nézd meg, mi mindent talált Balázs Petheő (balazspetheo) a Pinteresten, a világ legnagyobb ötletgyűjteményében.

        Free Online Library: An updated catalogue of the birds from the Carpinteria Asphalt, Pleistocene of California.(Report) by "Bulletin (Southern California Academy of Sciences)"; Science and technology, general Birds Identification and classification Fossils Glacial epoch Environmental aspects Ice .


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