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The Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: An Eighty-Year Reassessment of the Islands' Natural History

Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume: 776

Edited By: Julio C Figueroa-Colon

New York Academy of Sciences

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52581 | ISBN: 0897669495
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Important papers covering geology, paleobotany, plant ecology, herpetology, ornithology, insect taxonomy and archaeology.


Contents

History of the Original Survey; Development of Geology; Botany and Botanists; Orchidaceae; Rare and Endangered Plants; History of Plant Ecology Research; Phytogeographical Trends; Paleobotany; Bryology; Fungi; Land Mammals; Ornithology; Herpetology; Alpha Taxonomy of Insects; Revision of Comstock's "Insects of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands"; Terrestrial Oligochaetes; Taxonomic Key and Annotated Bibliography for Earthworms; Archaeology on the Islands Since the Survey.

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