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horse-flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of the Ethiopian region.

Harold Oldroyd

horse-flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of the Ethiopian region.

by Harold Oldroyd

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Horseflies.,
    • Diptera -- Ethiopia.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsBritish Museum (Natural History)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL537.T2 O4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6143443M
      LC Control Number53031245
      OCLC/WorldCa3615727

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