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2 edition of Japanese earthworms found in the catalog.

Japanese earthworms

Edward Glyn Easton

Japanese earthworms

a synopsis of the Megadrile species (Oligochaeta).

by Edward Glyn Easton

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


Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin. Zoology series / British Museum (Natural History) -- 40/2, Bulletin -- 40/2.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13783477M


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