Contribution to the study of African Herpetology: Bibliography, and the genera and species described by Dr Donald George Broadley.
By 2016 Dr Donald George Broadley of the Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe had described 109 herpetological species ( or subspecies) and 6 genera and 2 subgenera. He has published…
Early smoking pipes from Sebanzi hill, Zambia by D.W. Phillipson(National Monuments Commission,Zambia).
Recent discussions concerning the date of the introduction of smoking into Africa have served to demonstrate how little is known about the date of early pipes and of their probable…
Uses and limitations of eye-lens weight for ageing Wart hog by Graham Child,National Museum, Bulawayo and Lyle K. Sowls and Gary L. Richardson, Arizona Cooperate Wildlife Research Unit, University of Arizona, Tuscan Arizona.
Eye-lens weights are being used increasingly for ageing small and medium-sized mammals and this note discusses their use for determining the ages of Wart hog.
Variations in the dentition ageing criteria and growth patterns in Wart hog by Graham Child, National Museum, Bulawayo, Lyle Sowls, Arizona Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Arizona and B.L. Mitchell. Department of Game and Fisheries, Livingstone , Zambia.
The deciduous and permanent tooth formulae of wart hog varied markedly in a sample of 1271 dated skulls collected during 14 months of tsetse control hunting.
A new subspecies of Clapper lark, mirafra apiata from Barotseland by C.W Benson and M.P. Stuart Irwin.
Recent collecting in southern Barotseland has resulted in the obtaining of material of a previously undescribed form of clapper lark.
White(1959), has discussed nomadism in certain African larks, and this seems also to apply to eremopterix verticalis, largely confined to the south-western arid zone of Southern Africa.
Notes on Klipspringer from tsetse fly control areas in eastern Zambia by Vivian J. Wilson, Department Veterinary and Tsetse control services, Zambia and Graham Child, National Museum, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Klipspringer were hunted as part of tsetse control measures in the fort Jameson district of Zambia between January 1962 and December 1963.
Heavy mineral residues from early and late Karoo sand stones in parts of the Zambezi basin by Geoffrey Bond, Ph.D., F.G.S and V.R.C. Stocklmayer,B.Sc. Department of Geology, University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Salisbury.
The Karoo system of south and central Africa spanned the period upper carboniferous to Jurassic.The picture that is beginning to emerge of sedimentation in this period shows a very large…
A new species of Platsaurus from northern Mozambique by Donald G. Broadley, Umtali Museum, Rhodesia.
One of the aims of the Umtali museum expedition to northern Mozambique in November-December 1964, was to discover whether Platysaurus occurred in the area.