Where do these animals live?

Mike Kendall mkendall at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Tue Aug 15 22:54:37 EST 1995


In article <40rcip$nhj at news.bt.net> Kevin Marks <Kevin at mmcorp.com> writes:
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>I'm trying to track down ranges for the following animals - preferably
>with world-wide coverage.
>Does anyone have any pointers to useful information on where they live?
>So far I've drawn a blank on the textbooks avaialable at my local
>University library.

>Common Name           Genus                 Species

>golden hamster        Mesocricetus          auratus
>gerbil                Gerbillus             campestris
>African mole-rat      Tachyoryctes          splendens
>guinea pig            Cavia                 tschudii
>paradise flycatcher   Terpsiphone           viridis
>Oriental white-eye    Zosterops             palpebrosa
>desert salamander     Batrachoseps          aridus
>paradoxical frog      Pseudis               paradoxa
>edible frog           Rana                  esculenta
>Seychelles tree frog  Tachycnemis           seychellensis
>arapiam               Arapaima              gigas
>carp                  Cyprinus              carpio
>reticulated toadfish  Arothron              reticularis
>deep sea ugly fish    Melanocetus           jhonsonsii

Kevin:

Here are the ones I know:  M. auratus... Asia Minor, through Israel to Iran. 
 G. camp...dry, sandy areas from southern Africa into Asia Minor.  T. 
splendens...eastern Africa.  C. tschudi...South America (everywhere).  

Good luck with the rest.

Mike
(PS, no more home work for me)



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