North American freshwater turtle acanthocephalans (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae)
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North American freshwater turtle acanthocephalans (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) taxonomy and evolution. by

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1993.

SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15114345M
ISBN 100315871679

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