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|Statement||[by] J. B. Kennerley [and] R. J. Bromley.|
|Series||Instituto Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales. Contribución no. 73|
|Contributions||Bromley, R. J., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QH7 .Q5 no. 73, QE241 .Q5 no. 73|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||16|
|LC Control Number||72184475|
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