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Lists of Canadian Biota: List of Moths of Canada, List of Mammals of Canada, List of Birds of Canada, List of Birds of Alberta Source Wikipedia

Lists of Canadian Biota: List of Moths of Canada, List of Mammals of Canada, List of Birds of Canada, List of Birds of Alberta

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Published August 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781155460413
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54 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: List of moths of Canada, List of mammals of Canada, List of birds of Canada, List of birds ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: List of moths of Canada, List of mammals of Canada, List of birds of Canada, List of birds of Alberta, List of birds in Mont-Tremblant National Park, List of mammals of British Columbia. Excerpt: This article is a list of the moths of Family Noctuidae (sensu Kitching & Rawlins, 1999) which are found in Canada. It also acts as an index to the species articles and forms part of the full List of moths of Canada. Following the species name, there is an abbreviation which indicates in which of the Canadian provinces and/or territories the species can be found. Western Canada This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Canada. There are approximatively 200 mammal species native to Canada. Its large territorial size and variety of ecosystems, ranging from mountains to plains to urban housing, mean that Canada can harbour a great variety of species, including nearly half of the known cetaceans. The most well-represented order is that of the rodents, and the smallest that of the Didelphimorphia (common opossums). Studies of mammals in Canada hearken back to the 1795 northern explorations of Samuel Hearne, whose account is considered surprisingly accurate. The first seminal work on Canadian mammals, however, was John Richardsons 1829 Fauna Boreali-Americana. Joseph Burr Tyrrell was the first to attempt to produce, in 1888, a comprehensive list of Canadian mammalian species. Ernest Thompson Seton and Charles-Eus be Dionnes work were also important. Modern Canadian publications with interest in mammalogy include The Canadian Field Naturalist, the Canadian Journal of Zoology and the French-language Le Naturaliste Canadien. Several species of mammal have particular symbolism. The Canadian Horse and Beaver are official symbols of Canada, and several provinces have designated native species as symbols. Rodents make up t...