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A New Subspecies of Pocket Mouse from Kansas

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Author: E. Raymond Hall
Published: 1954
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,794 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 40.1
LoC Category: QH
Downloads: 304
Added to site: 2010.01.20
mnybks.net#: 26385
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Post-1930, Science
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ning parts of Oklahoma were without a subspecific name. The new subspecies is named and described below.

=Perognathus flavescens cockrumi= new subspecies

Holotype.--Female, subadult (P4 moderately worn), skin with skull, No. 13045, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist.; 4-1/2 mi. NE Danville, Harper Co., Kansas; December 1, 1939; obtained by Sam Tihen; original No. 99 of J. A. Tihen.

Range.--South-central Kansas south at least into Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Diagnosis.--Size small; upper parts Ochraceous-Buff (capitalized color terms after Ridgway, Color Standards and Color Nomenclature, Washington, D. C., 1912) heavily suffused with black; postauric

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