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development of a mollusk a guide to the series of models illustrating the development of Crepidula in the Department of Invertebrate Zoölogy by Bror Eric Dahlgren

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Published by The Museum in New York .
Written in English


  • Mollusks -- Embryology.,
  • Crepidula.

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. E. Dahlgren.
SeriesGuide leaflet / American Museum of Natural History ;, no. 21, Guide leaflet (American Museum of Natural History) ;, no. 21.
LC ClassificationsQL431 .D13
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6990797M
LC Control Number07037574

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