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The chromosomes of some Tasmanian rodents


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Dartnall, JA (1970) The chromosomes of some Tasmanian rodents. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 104. pp. 79-84. ISSN 0080-4703

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The karyotypes of three species of Tasmanian rodents, Rattus lutreolus Grey, 1841 (2n=42), Pseudomys higginsi Trouessart, 1897 (2n=48), and Hydromys chrysogaster Geoffrey, 1804 (2n=48), are described and illustrated. The most sucessful preparation method, from bone marrow,is described and the results discussed in the light of other published results.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 79-84
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 02:01
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:32
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