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Smithsonian Institution; United States National Museum
Proceedings of the United States National Museum
Volume XVI
Washington, D. C.: G. P. O., 1894
Volume XVI of 125 volumes in the Proceedings of the United States National Museum series

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[Title page] Smithsonian Institution. United States national museum. Proceedings of the United States national museum. Volume XVI. 1893

Advertisement, pp. III ff.

Table of contents, pp. V-VII ff.

[Contents] List of illustrations, pp. IX-X

Introduction to a monograph of the North American Bats, Allen, Harrison pp. 1-28

Notes on the genera of Vespertilionidæ [Vespertilionidae], Allen, Harrison pp. 29-31 ff.

Notes on a few fossil plants from the Fort Union group of Montana, with a description of one new species, Knowlton, F. H. pp. 33-36 ff.

On a collection of batrachians and reptiles from Mount Orizaba, Mexico, with descriptions of two new species, Blatchley, W.S. pp. 37-42

Description of two supposed new species of swifts, Ridgway, Robert pp. 43-44

Notes on American Hemiptera heteroptera, Montandon, A. L. pp. 45-52

Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Central America and southern Mexico, Eigenmann, Carl H. pp. 53-60

On the making of gelatin casts, Scollick, J. W. pp. 61-62

Catalogue of the crabs of the family Maiidæ [Maiidae] in the U.S. National Museum, Rathbun, Mary J. pp. 63-103 ff.

Notes on erian (devonian) plants from New York and Pennsylvania, Penhallow, D. P. pp. 105-114 ff.

Notes on Nematophyton crassum, Penhallow, D. P. pp. 115-118 ff.

No. XXIII Report on the Actiniæ [Actinlae] collected by the United States Fish Commission steamer Albatross during the winter of 1887-1888, McMurrich, J. Playfair pp. 119-216 ff.

On the status of the Gray Shrike, collected by Capt. Blakiston, in Yezo, Japan, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 217-218

Thowing-sticks from Mexico and California, Mason, Otis T. pp. 219-221 ff.

Scientific results of explorations by the United States Fish Commission steamer Albatross. No. XXIV, Rathbun, Mary J. pp. 223-260

Notes on some fossil plants from the trinity division of the comanche series of Texas, Fontaine, William Morris pp. 261-282 ff.

Observations on the blind crayfishes of Indiana, with a description of a new subspecies; Cambarus pellucidus testii, Hay, W. P. pp. 283-286 ff.

The Shofar-its use and origin, Adler, Cyrus pp. 287-301 ff.

List of diatomaceæ [diatomaceae] from a deep-sea dredging in the Atlantic Ocean off Delaware Bay by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross, Mann, Albert pp. 303-312

Description of a new species of cyprinoid fish, Couesius greeni, from the head waters of Frazer River in British Columbia, Jordan, David S. pp. 313-314

Note on the wall-eyed pollack (Pollachius chalcogrammus fucensis) of Puget Sound, Jordan, David S.; Gilbert, Charles H. pp. 315-316

Preliminary report on the molluscan species collected by the United States scientific expedition to West Africa, in 1889-'90, Stearns, Robert E. C. pp. 317-339 ff.

On rare or little known mollusks from the west coast of North and South America, with descriptions of new species, Stearns, Robert E. C. pp. 341-352 ff.

Scientific results of explorations by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. No. XXV. Report on the mollusk-fauna of the Galapagos Islands with descriptions of new species, Stearns, Robert E. C. pp. 353-450 ff.

Scientific results of explorations by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. No. XXVI .Report on the pteropods and heterpods collected by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross during the voyage from Norfolk, Va., to San Francisco, Cal., 1887-'88, Peck, James I. pp. 451-466 ff.

Diagnosis of a new Californian lizard, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 467 ff.

Description of a supposed new species of Odontophorus from southern Mexico, Ridgway, Robert pp. 469-470

A subtropical miocene fauna in arctic Siberia, Dall, William Healey pp. 471-478 ff.

Notes on a collection of birds from eastern Nicaragua and the Rio Frio, Costa Rica, with a description of a supposed new trogon, Richmond, Charles W. pp. 479-532

Description of a new species of fruit bat, Pteropus aldabrensis, from Aldabra Island, True, Frederick W. pp. 533-534

Notice of the crustaceans collected by the United States scientific expedition to the west coast of Africa, Benedict, James E. pp. 535-541 ff.

A descriptive catalogue of the harvest-spiders (Phalangiidæ [Phalangiidae]) of Ohio, Weed, Clarence M. pp. 543-563 ff.

Scientific results of the U.S. eclipse expedition to West Africa, 1889-'90: report upon the Insecta, Arachnida, and Myriopoda, Riley, C. V. pp. 565-590 ff.

On some fossil unios and other fresh-water shells from the drift at Toronto, Canada: with a review of the distribution of the Unionidæ [Unionidae] of northeastern North America, Simpson, Chas. T. pp. 591-595 ff.

Descriptions of some new birds collected on the islands of Aldabra, and Assumption, northwest of Madagascar, by Dr. W. L. Abbott, Ridgway, Robert pp. 597-600

Notes on a small collection of mammals from the Tana River, East Africa, with descriptions of new species, True, Frederick W. pp. 601-603 ff.

Remarks on the avian genus Myiarchus, with special reference to M. yucatanensis lawrence, Ridgway, Robert pp. 605-608

On a small collection of birds from Costa Rica, Ridgway, Robert pp. 609-614

Notes on a third installment of Japanese birds in the Science College Museum, Tokyo, Japan, with descriptions of new species, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 615-638

Land shells of the genus Bulimulus in lower California, with descriptions of several new species, Dall, William Healey pp. 639-647 ff.

Descriptions of new species of American fresh-water crabs, Rathbun, Mary J. pp. 649-661 ff.

Scientific results of explorations by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. No. XVII Catalogue of a collection of birds made in Alaska by Mr. C. H. Townsend during the cruise of the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross, in the summer and autumn of 1888, Ridgway, Robert pp. 663-665 ff.

A revision of the genus Formicarius boddaert, Ridgway, Robert pp. 667-686

Description of a new storm petrel from the coast of western Mexico, Ridgway, Robert pp. 687-688

Description of a new species of mouse (Sitomys decolorus) from Central America, True, Frederick W. pp. 689-690

Description of a new Geothlypis from Brownsville, Texas, Ridgway, Robert pp. 691-692

The proper generic name of the Tunnies, Gill, Theodore pp. 693-694

The shell heaps of the east coast of Florida, Webb, DeWitt pp. 695-698 ff.

Description of a new Blennioid fish from California, Bean, Tarleton H. pp. 699-701 ff.

Notes on Myriapoda from Loanda, Africa, collected by Mr. Heli Chatelaine, including a description of a new genus and species, Cook, O. F. pp. 703-708

Description of a new species of blind-snakes (Typhlopidæ [Typhlopidae]) from the Congo free state, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 709-710

On some collections of reptiles and batrachians from East Africa and the adjacent islands, recently received from Dr. W. L. Abbott and Mr. William Astor Chanler, with descriptions of new species, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 711-741 ff.

Notes on recent collections of North American land, fresh water, and marine shells received from the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Stearns, E. C. Robert pp. 743-755 ff.

On the relationships of Taylor's mouse, Sitomys taylori, True, Frederick W. pp. 757-758

Notes on the natural history of Aldabra, Assumption and Glorioso Islands, Indian Ocean, Abbott, W. L. pp. 759-764

Remarks on Japanese Quails, Stejneger, Leonhard pp. 765-769 ff.

Notes on birds of central Mexico, with descriptions of forms believed to be new, Jouy, P. L. pp. 771-791 ff.

Index, pp. 793-808 ff.

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