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The Lepidoptera of Rapa Island

John Frederick Gates Clarke

The Lepidoptera of Rapa Island

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rapa Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Lepidoptera -- Rapa Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 228-247.

      Statement[by] J. F. Gates Clarke.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology, no. 56, Smithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 56.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 56, QL559.R3 .S54 no. 56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 282 p.
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5739418M
      LC Control Number70612298


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