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The lost species : great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums, Christopher Kemp

Label
The lost species : great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums
Title
The lost species
Title remainder
great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Kemp
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Kemp, Christopher
Dewey number
508.075
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Natural history
  • Type specimens (Natural history)
  • Biological specimens
  • Natural history
  • Natural history
  • Natural history museums
  • Biological specimens
  • Natural history
  • Natural history museums
  • Natural history
  • Type specimens (Natural history)
Label
The lost species : great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums, Christopher Kemp
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Here be dragons : the ruby seadragon (Phyllopteryx dewysea)
  • A century in a jar : the Thorius salamanders
  • From a green bowl : the overlooked squeaker frog (Arthroleptis kutogundua)
  • A body and a disembodied tail : Smith's hidden gecko (Cyrtodactylus celatus)
  • The invertebrates.
  • Treasure in the by-catch : the gall wasps (Cynipoidea species)
  • The biomimic : the lightning cockroach (Lucihormetica luckae)
  • Sunk beneath the surface in a sea of beetles : Darwin's rove beetle (Darwinilus sedarisi)
  • The spoils of a distant war : the Congo duskhawker dragonfly (Gynacantha congolica)
  • A specimen in two halves : Muir's wedge-shaped beetle (Rhipidocyrtus muiri)
  • Introduction
  • Mary Kingsley's longhorn beetle (Pseudictator kingsleyae)
  • The giant flies (Gauromydas papavero and Gauromydas mateus)
  • It came from Area 51 : the atomic tarantula spider (Aphonopelma atomicum)
  • The host with the most : the nematode worm (Ohbayashinema aspeira)
  • From a time machine on Cromwell Road : Ablett's land snail (Pseudopomatias abletti)
  • In sight of land : Payden's isopod (Exosphaeroma paydenae)
  • A ball of spines : Makarov's king crab (Paralomis makarovi)
  • Botanical.
  • In an Ikea bag : the custard apple family (Monanthotaxis genus)
  • The others.
  • The vertebrates.
  • Waiting with their jackets on : the fossils (paleontology specimens collected by Elmer Riggs)
  • The first art : the earliest hominid engraving (a 500,000-year-old shell)
  • Epilogue
  • Pushed up a mountain and into the clouds : the olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)
  • Beneath a color 83 sky : the ucucha mouse (Thomasomys ucucha)
  • Going on a tapir hunt : the little black tapir (Tapirus kabomani)
  • A taxonomic confusion : the saki monkeys (Pithecia genus)
  • Scattered to the corners of the world : the Arfak pygmy bandicoot (Microperoryctes aplini)
  • The one that got away for 160 years : Wallace's pike cichlid (Crenicichla monicae)
Control code
ocn983799177
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 250 pages
Isbn
9780226386218
Lccn
2017016333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983799177
Label
The lost species : great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums, Christopher Kemp
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Here be dragons : the ruby seadragon (Phyllopteryx dewysea)
  • A century in a jar : the Thorius salamanders
  • From a green bowl : the overlooked squeaker frog (Arthroleptis kutogundua)
  • A body and a disembodied tail : Smith's hidden gecko (Cyrtodactylus celatus)
  • The invertebrates.
  • Treasure in the by-catch : the gall wasps (Cynipoidea species)
  • The biomimic : the lightning cockroach (Lucihormetica luckae)
  • Sunk beneath the surface in a sea of beetles : Darwin's rove beetle (Darwinilus sedarisi)
  • The spoils of a distant war : the Congo duskhawker dragonfly (Gynacantha congolica)
  • A specimen in two halves : Muir's wedge-shaped beetle (Rhipidocyrtus muiri)
  • Introduction
  • Mary Kingsley's longhorn beetle (Pseudictator kingsleyae)
  • The giant flies (Gauromydas papavero and Gauromydas mateus)
  • It came from Area 51 : the atomic tarantula spider (Aphonopelma atomicum)
  • The host with the most : the nematode worm (Ohbayashinema aspeira)
  • From a time machine on Cromwell Road : Ablett's land snail (Pseudopomatias abletti)
  • In sight of land : Payden's isopod (Exosphaeroma paydenae)
  • A ball of spines : Makarov's king crab (Paralomis makarovi)
  • Botanical.
  • In an Ikea bag : the custard apple family (Monanthotaxis genus)
  • The others.
  • The vertebrates.
  • Waiting with their jackets on : the fossils (paleontology specimens collected by Elmer Riggs)
  • The first art : the earliest hominid engraving (a 500,000-year-old shell)
  • Epilogue
  • Pushed up a mountain and into the clouds : the olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)
  • Beneath a color 83 sky : the ucucha mouse (Thomasomys ucucha)
  • Going on a tapir hunt : the little black tapir (Tapirus kabomani)
  • A taxonomic confusion : the saki monkeys (Pithecia genus)
  • Scattered to the corners of the world : the Arfak pygmy bandicoot (Microperoryctes aplini)
  • The one that got away for 160 years : Wallace's pike cichlid (Crenicichla monicae)
Control code
ocn983799177
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 250 pages
Isbn
9780226386218
Lccn
2017016333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983799177

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