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7 for 1891-'92. It may be added, however, that the study of this collection and the report upon it occupied most of the curator's ^[[spare]] time during the year. The report, accompanied by 4 plates, was published in "North American Fauna" No. 7, May 1893; it describes 11 new species and subspecies besides rehabilitating a number of forms described by previous authors. Among the other additions none is more interesting than the discovery in Southern California by Mr. H.W. Henshaw of a new species of [[underlined]]Xantusia[[/underlined]] described by me as [[underlined]]X. henshawi[[/underlined]] (Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus., XVI, 1893, No. 944). This lizard belongs to a genus peculiar to California, two species only being
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