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Turtles of the United States

Carl H. Ernst

Turtles of the United States

by Carl H. Ernst

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Published by The University Press of Kentucky in [Lexington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Turtles -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 295-342.

      Statement[by] Carl H. Ernst & Roger W. Barbour.
      ContributionsBarbour, Roger William, 1919- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.C5 E76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 347 p.
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300261M
      ISBN 100813112729
      LC Control Number72081315

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