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Published by University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Kansas,
  • Douglas County.,
  • Jefferson County.

Subjects:

  • Cockroaches -- Kansas -- Douglas County.,
  • Cockroaches -- Kansas -- Jefferson County.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWood cockroaches in northeastern Kansas.
Statementby Robert E. Gorton, Jr.
SeriesThe University of Kansas science bulletin,, v. 52, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ1 .K17 vol. 52, no. 2, QL505.7.B485 .K17 vol. 52, no. 2
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 22-30 :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3923441M
LC Control Number81620910

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