A new vibrissa group in insectivores (Mammalia, Insectivora) and its role in orientation

@article{Kulikov2011ANV,
  title={A new vibrissa group in insectivores (Mammalia, Insectivora) and its role in orientation},
  author={V. F. Kulikov},
  journal={Doklady Biological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={438},
  pages={154-157}
}
  • V. Kulikov
  • Published 5 July 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Doklady Biological Sciences

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