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Title: Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society
Year: 1886 (1880s)
Authors: Bombay Natural History Society
Subjects: Natural history
Publisher: Bombay, Bombay Natural History Society
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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ves projected forwards nearly to thepterygoids. Teeth as in typical Nyetinomus. Small upper premolar in thecentre of the considerable space between the canine and largepremolar. M^ normal, broad, with four well-marked cusps andtheir connecting commissures. Lower incisors 4< in number.Anterior lower premolar about half the height and nearly equallingthe area in cross section of the posterior premolar, from which itis separated by a narrow space. Dimensions of the tj^-pe, the italicized measurements taken inthe flesh :— Forearm 68mm. Head and body 99mm.; tail 4^6; ear 33; third finger, metacarpus66, first phalanx 25, second phalanx 47; fifth finger 62 ; lower legand hindfoot (c. u.) o2mm. Skull, greatest length 25; basal length 21-7; zygomaticbreadth 13-7; intertemporal breadth 4-2; breadth of braincase11-5; palatal length 9*2; front of canine to back of m^ 9*2 ;breadth between outer corners of m^ 9-3. Habitat.—Barapede Cave, near Talewadi, S. India. JouRN. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc.
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fv. ll•^-i-•f- A REMARKABLE NEW FREE-TAILED BAT. 89 Tyj90.—Adult female, B.M., Nos. 12, 11, 24, 1. Collected15th October 1912 by S. H. Prater. Presented to the NationalMuseum by the Bombay Natural History Societ3^ This handsome bat forms one of the most showy and strikingdiscoveries of recent years, so far as Indian Mammalogj^ is con-<3erned, and it is with great pleasure that I attach to it the nameof my friend Mr. R. C. Wroughton, the prime-mover and manager—at least at the English end—of the Bombay Societys MammalSurvey, and the author of the reports that have appeared on theresults. Mr. Wroughtons keen co-operation in all the Mammalwork that has been done in the British Museum has been of thegreatest service to us, and his coming temporarj^ absence will begreatly felt hj those who have been wont to rely with confidenceon his knowledge and labours for anything connected with eitherIndian or African Mammalogy. Niictinomus ivroughtoni as a species is readily distinguisha

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