Insectivora and Chiroptera from the miocene rocks of Kenya Colony.
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Insectivora and Chiroptera from the miocene rocks of Kenya Colony. by Percy Milton Butler

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Published by British Museum(Natural History) .
Written in English


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SeriesBritish Museum(Natural History),London.Fossil mammals of Africa series;no.13
ContributionsHopwood, Arthur Tindell.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p.,ill.,32cm
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL19275064M

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In this paper are described two bats from Lower Miocene sites in Kenya colony. Incomplete skull of a batis found at Koru in , and subsequently several specimens were obtained from Songhor and Rusinga Island. Detailled accounts of the sites are given by Kent (), Le Gros Clark & Leake () and Shackleton)).5/5(1). *Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated).   Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene rocks of Kenya Colony. On the ecology and distribution of subterranean insectivores in Kenya. Report on fossil hominoid material collected by British-Kenya Miocene expedition. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,Cited by: Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene rocks of Kenya Colony. Fossil mammals of Africa No. 13, British Museum (Nat. Hist.), pp. TERMIER, HENRI AND GENEVIEVE TERMIEB. Histoire Geologique de la Biosphere. Masson and Cie., Paris. pp. THOMAS, OLDFIELD. A new genus and species of shrew from Ceylon.

Butler, P. M. Macroscelidea, Insectivora, and Chiroptera from the Miocene of east Africa. Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 14) Abstract Inasmuch as bats possess wings, are capable of sustained flight, and have become totally committed anatomically to this mode of existence, an interpretation of chiropteran evolution must first deal with the evolution of chiropteran flight. Google Scholar. Butler, P. M., & Hopwood, A. T. (). Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene rocks of Kenya colony. Fossil Mammals of Africa, 13, 1– Google Scholar. Corbet, G. B., & Hanks, J. (). A revision of the elephant-shrews, family Macroscelididae. Natural history. Insectivores make up almost 10 percent of all mammal species, and most are the size of mice or small rats. The white-toothed pygmy shrew (Suncus etruscus), however, weighs less than grams ( ounce) and is perhaps the smallest living insectivores, such as the moonrat (Echinosorex gymnura) and the tailless tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus), attain the size of a small.

Kenya - Kenya - Kenya colony: In the East Africa Protectorate was turned into a colony and renamed Kenya, for its highest mountain. The colonial government began to concern itself with the plight of African peoples; in the colonial secretary issued a White Paper in which he indicated that African interests in the colony had to be paramount, although his declaration did not.   Order Chiroptera Blumenbach, Family Pteropodidae Gray, Eidolon Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene of East Africa. Palaeovertebrata, 14 (), pp. P.M. Butler, A.T. HopwoodInsectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene rocks of Kenya Colony. Fossil Mammals of Africa. British Museum (Natural History), Macroscelidea, Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene of east Africa Les traces de pas de Dinosaures et autres Archosaures du Lias inférieur des grands . Bats (Chiroptera) represent the largest diversification of extant mammals after rodents. Here we report the results of a large-scale phylogeny of bats based on unconstrained searches for a data.