The brown rat in the United States
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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Rats.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby David E. Lantz.
SeriesBulletin / U.S. Department of Agriculture, Biological Survey -- no. 33., Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Biological Survey) -- no. 33.
LC ClassificationsQL155 .A2 no.33
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p., 3 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14222860M
LC Control Number09001499

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