Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to George Albert Boulenger, [British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London SW] on 11 July 1891.
Asks for names of the genera of snakes, lizards and Batrachia which are peculiar to the Palaearctic region; and also the families or genera of batrachians peculiar to the Nearctic region.
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July 11th. 1891
G. A. Boulenger Esq.1
Can you without much trouble give me the names of the genera of Snakes, Lizards and Batrachia which are peculiar (or very nearly so) to the Palæarctic Region? And also the families & genera of Batrachians peculiar to the Nearctic Region? If you can give me these at your earliest convenience you will much oblige
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
1. George Albert Boulenger (1858-1937), Belgian-British zoologist who worked at the Natural History Museum's Department of Zoology from 1880 to 1920.
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