Amber spiders in European collections by Alexander Petrunkevitch

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Published by The Academy in New Haven .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [394]-396.

Book details

SeriesTransactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences -- v. 41
LC ClassificationsQE825 .P46
The Physical Object
Pagination100-400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24836153M
LC Control Number58006333

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