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Description of a new species of opossum from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico

Allen, J. A.

Description of a new species of opossum from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opossums -- Mexico -- Tehuantepec, Isthmus of.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Allen.
    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 5, article 14
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 235-236 ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20664397M

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Description of a new species of opossum from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico by Allen, J. A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Description of a new species of opossum from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 5, article 5TERCULIA XOLOCOTZII (STERCULIACEAE), A NEW SPECIES OF RAIN FOREST CANOPY TREE FROM THE ISTHMUS OF TEHUANTEPEC, MEXICO Tom Wendt1 and Elizabeth L.

Taylor 'Plant Resources Center, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 'School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University P. BoxFlagstaff, Arizona The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, made by the scientific commission under the direction of Major J.G.

Barnard, U.S. engineers. With a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography; productive industry, fauna and flora, of that region. Description of a new species of opossum from. the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. 4 MAMMALIAN SPECIES Marmosa canescens.

Two New Species of Xiphophorus (Poeciliidae) from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, with a Discussion of the Distribution of theX. clemenciae Clade. TI - Beaucarnea sanctomariana (Nolinaceae), a new micro-endemic species of Ponytail Palm from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico T2 - Novon a journal of botanical nomenclature from the Missouri Botanical Garden.

VL - 11 UR - by: 3. Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Spanish Istmo de Tehuantepec, isthmus in southern Mexico, between the Gulf of Campeche on the Gulf of Mexico to the north, and the Gulf of Tehuantepec on the Pacific Ocean to the south.

From gulf to gulf the isthmus is miles ( km) wide at its narrowest part; and it is miles ( km) from the Gulf of Campeche to the head of. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Spanish pronunciation: [tewanteˈpek]) is an isthmus in represents the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific to the opening of the Panama Canal, it was a major shipping route known simply as the Tehuantepec name is taken from the town of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in the state of.

Description and History. Tehuantepec is the second largest city on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the south of Mexico. Founded by the Zapotecs in the period just before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, Tehuantepec remains the center of Zapotec culture in the Isthmus.

One important symbol of this culture is the image of a Zapotec woman from the Country: Mexico. Beport on the Mexican Isthmus {Tehuantepec) Eaihvay hy Mr. Max Miiller, Secretary to His Majesty's Legation at Mexico. In the first monti. of the present year a new factor entered into the handling of trans-continental trafiic between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

The Mexican Minister of Public Works has sent a letter to the Congress of Mexico, transmitting the original project for concessions for a ship canal through the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is a mile strip of land between the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico. It’s been inhabited by indigenous groups with different languages and customs for millennia.

Since colonial times it’s attracted both national and international attention because of its important geographical location and richness of resources.

The artist author has portrayed the nature of the region, in geography, ethnology, anthropology, archaeology, history, economics, plastic arts, literature, music, folklore, religion, food, drink, sexual customs, etc. The result is an evocation of an entire civilization, throwing light upon the history and culture of all Mexico.

I love Covarrubias' work. He had a fresh way to portray and describe the México he knew. The book is awesome, full of anecdotes, descriptions, illustrations, and great pictures taken by his wife, Rosa Covarrubias. They tried to fit the Isthmus as much as they cold in a book, maybe that's why the book is so big.

I love big books anyway/5(4). A new arboreal pit viper of the genus Bothrops from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. American Museum novitates ; no.

Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), Rowley, J. Stuart. Type. Book Publication info. Language. English. Find in a local library.

The Isthmus of Tehuantepec has played an important role in shaping the avian diversity of Mexico, as well as the rest of the Western Hemisphere. Molecular and morphological evidence of the diversification in the gray mouse opossum, with description of a new species, Journal of Mammalogy, 99, 1, () Cited by: The southern half of the km-wide Isthmus of Tehuantepec (teh-wahn-teh-pek), Mexico’s narrow waist, forms the flat, hot, humid eastern end of Oaxaca state.

Indigenous Zapotec culture is strong here, with its own regional twists. In the isthmus Zapotecs repulsed the Aztecs from the fortress. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is an isthmus in is the shortest route between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific the Panama Canal opened, it was a major shipping route known as the Tehuantepec Route.

DESCRIPTION OF THE ISTHMUS OF TEHUANTEPEC. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is a strip of land forming a low pass, which separates the mountain masses of México proper from those of Central America, and at the same time provides a continuum of lowlands from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.

Description of a new species of opossum from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 5, article By J. (Joel Asaph) Allen and Audley Cecil. Isthmus of Tehuantepec definition: the narrowest part of S Mexico, with the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

This wonderful book of Southern Mexico contains 96 black and white photographs in addition to the author's paintings and drawings. Indians of Mexico Mexico Tehuantepec, Isthmus of (Mexico) Zapotec. Tehuantepec, Isthmus of, c mi ( km) wide at its narrowest, S Mexico, between the Gulf of Campeche and the Gulf of Tehuantepec.

It is mostly a rolling, tropical lowland with the lowest pass elevation at ft ( m) above sea level. Building of an interoceanic canal there was long considered, but estimated costs proved prohibitive. An account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico: with proposals for establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans: based upon the surveys and reports of a scientific commission appointed by.

ISTHMUS OF TEHUANTEPEC, MEXICO Tom Wendt Plant Resources Center, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station F, Austin, Texas Abstract: Peperomia hobbitoides is described as a new species from karst rain for­ ests of extreme southeastern Veracruz, Mexico.

The new species grows directly on. The gray mouse opossum (Tlacuatzin canescens) is a poorly studied marsupial endemic to México.

Phylogenetic or phylogeographic information on this species and its evolutionary history is scarce and scattered. We investigated the origin and the diversification of this taxon using molecular and morphological by: 2. Abstract. Tapirira chimalapana is a new species of tree common in the rain forests and lower montane forests of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Mexican states of Veracruz and Oaxaca.

It is most similar to the AndeanT. guianensis Aubl. ina Barfod & Holm-Niels. but differs from this and all other congeners by having larger petals on pistillate flowers than on Cited by: 5. In the words of Mexico-born artist, caricaturist, ethnologist and art historian Miguel Covrrubias ( - ), this is a study of the varied aspects of "the life, art, traditions, archaeology, and history" of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico, the land area of which represents the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific.

Native girls of Tehuantepec Isthmus--a pretty nook in the tropical forest, Mexico. Isthmus of Tehuantepec, ca. Isthmus of Tehuantepec, ca. New York: Underwood & Underwood, publishers. Two new species of Xiphophorus (Poeciliidae) from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, with a discussion of the distribution of the X.

clemenciae clade. American Museum novitates ; no. Abstract: "The swordtail, Xiphophorus clemenciae (Poeciliidae), has been considered a species of special concern because of its apparent limited range. Description of a New Species of Opossum from the Isthmus.

Mouse from Southern New Mexico. Description of a New Species of Geomys from Costa Kica. Other editions - View all. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume 43 Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, American Museum of Natural.

Oaxaca highways still far from completion. time between the state capital and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec from four and a half hours to two — has been at a. Tehuantepec definition, an isthmus in S Mexico, between the Gulf of Tehuantepec and the Gulf of Campeche.

miles ( km) wide at its narrowest point. See more. Mexico's Isthmus of Tehuantepec, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, is miles wide. By the way, the direction from the Atlantic across Panama is not westward, but southeast. From the Gulf across the Mexico strip is due south.

The Isthmus of Panama (Spanish: Istmo de Panamá), also historically known as the Isthmus of Darien (Istmo de Darién), is the narrow strip of land that lies between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, linking North and South contains the country of Panama and the Panama many isthmuses, it is a location of great strategic value.

Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Matías Romero. 59 likes. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is an isthmus in Mexico. It represents the shortest distance between the Gulf /5(9). Isthmus of Tehuantepec synonyms, Isthmus of Tehuantepec pronunciation, Isthmus of Tehuantepec translation, English dictionary definition of Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Noun 1. Isthmus of Tehuantepec - the narrowest part of southern Mexico is an isthmus between the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf of. We examined the impact a major New World barrier, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (IT) in southern Mexico, had on a regional bird fauna. Specifically, genetic data from 10 montane-forest bird taxa were analysed using approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) to test the hypothesis of simultaneous intraspecific diversification at the by: Isthmus of Tehuantepec: 1 n the narrowest part of southern Mexico is an isthmus between the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf of Tehuantepec on the south coast Example of: isthmus a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on.

A collection of fishes from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington – Meek, S.E. Two new species of fishes from Brazil. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington – Meek, S.E.

Description of three new species of fishes from middle America. Tehuantepec, Isthmus ofIsthmus of Tehuantepec. The Mexican Isthmus of Tehuantepec, miles wide, is located between the Bay of Campeche on the north and the Gulf of Tehuantepec on the south.

Described by Miguel Covarrubias as "a bottleneck of jungle and brush," the isthmus is the natural frontier between North and Central America. Source for information on Tehuantepec, Isthmus of.I'd like to recommend, that if you read one book about the region before you go, make it "Mexico South, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec," by Miguel Covarrubias, published by Knopf () in New York, with drawings and photos by the author and his wife.

The book may be dated, but it is the best introduction to this region.The #1 Best Value of 8 places to stay in Tehuantepec. Free Wifi.

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