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Records of Harvest Mice, Reithrodontomys, from Central America, with Description of a New Subspecies from Nicaragua   By: (1929-1992)

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Records of Harvest Mice, Reithrodontomys, from Central America, with Description of a New Subspecies from Nicaragua by J. Knox Jones is an insightful and comprehensive exploration of the fascinating world of harvest mice in Central America. Jones' expertise in the field of mammalogy is evident throughout the book, making it an essential resource for anyone interested in these small but charismatic creatures.

The book begins by providing a detailed introduction to the various species of harvest mice found in Central America. Jones offers an in-depth overview of their physical characteristics, habitats, and ecological significance, shedding light on the remarkable diversity and adaptation found within this group of rodents. This comprehensive introduction acts as a solid foundation for the subsequent chapters in which the author delves deeper into his findings.

One of the standout features of this book is the meticulousness of Jones' research. He presents a wealth of new data and historical records, providing a valuable resource for future studies on harvest mice in the region. The author's attention to detail and scientific rigor are commendable, allowing readers to trust the accuracy and validity of the information presented.

A notable highlight of the book is the inclusion of stunning color plates and detailed illustrations. These visual aids not only enhance the reader's understanding of the subject matter but also add an aesthetic appeal to the book. They breathe life into the descriptions provided by the author, offering a glimpse into the beauty and diversity of harvest mice in Central America.

While the book primarily focuses on the description of a new subspecies from Nicaragua, it manages to strike a balance between scientific content and accessible language. Jones successfully avoids overwhelming the reader with technical jargon, making the book accessible to amateur naturalists and enthusiasts alike. However, it is worth noting that individuals with a strong background in mammalogy or related fields may find the book even more rewarding due to the level of detail provided.

In conclusion, Records of Harvest Mice, Reithrodontomys, from Central America, with Description of a New Subspecies from Nicaragua is a valuable contribution to the field of mammalian research. J. Knox Jones' expertise, attention to detail, and commitment to scientific accuracy make this book a must-read for researchers, conservationists, and wildlife enthusiasts interested in the intricate world of harvest mice.

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UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Volume 9, No. 19, pp. 519 529 January 14, 1960

Records of Harvest Mice, Reithrodontomys, from Central America, with Description of a New Subspecies from Nicaragua

BY

SYDNEY ANDERSON AND J. KNOX JONES, JR.

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAWRENCE 1960

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Henry S. Fitch, Robert W. Wilson

Volume 9, No. 19, pp. 519 529 Published January 14, 1960

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Lawrence, Kansas

PRINTED IN THE STATE PRINTING PLANT TOPEKA, KANSAS 1960

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Records of Harvest Mice, Reithrodontomys, from Central America, with Description of a New Subspecies from Nicaragua

BY

SYDNEY ANDERSON AND J. KNOX JONES, JR.

Since 1952 when Hooper's review of Latin American harvest mice was published, collectors from the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas have visited several countries in Central America, and have obtained many additional specimens. Among these we find a new subspecies of Reithrodontomys fulvescens from Nicaragua, significant extensions of known geographic range for several other species, and additional information on variation in some little known kinds. Specimens in the Museum of Natural History of Reithrodontomys mexicanus cherriei , Reithrodontomys tenuirostris , and Reithrodontomys creper that are from within the geographic and altitudinal ranges listed by Hooper (1952) are not included in this report... Continue reading book >>




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