‘eighty years of promoting biodiversity conservation through taxonomic research, scientific training and international networks’

Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

1965 - 1969 (22 publications, including one monograph [Harrison, D. L. 1968])


Harrison, D. L. and C. J. Seton-Browne, 1969. The influence of soil colour on subspeciation of mammals in eastern Arabia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 48: 467-470.

Harrison, D. L. 1969. Fit to survive. Aramco World Magazine 21 (1): 30-33.


Atallah, S. and D. L. Harrison, 1968. On the conspecificity of Allactaga euphratica Thomas, 1881 and Allactaga williamsi Thomas, 1897 (Rodentia: Dipodidae) with a complete list of subspecies. Mammalia Paris 32 (4): 628-638.

Harrison, D. L. 1968. The Mammals of Arabia 2. Carnivora, Hyracoidea, Artiodactyla. pp.193-381.

Harrison, D. L. 1968. A new race of Baluchistan Gerbil, Gerbillus nanus Blanford, 1875 (Rodentia: Cricetidae) from Oman, with remarks on the Arabian forms of the species. Mammalia (Paris), 32(1): 60-63. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. 1968. Saving the Unicorn. The Shooting Times: 992-993. July 6th 1968.

Harrison, D. L. 1968. The large mammals of Arabia. Oryx 9 (5): 357-363.

Harrison, D. L. 1968. On three Mammals new to the fauna of Oman, Arabia, with the description of a new subspecies of bat. Mammalia, Paris 32(3): 317-325.

Harrison, D. L. 1968.  Further notes on African Microchiroptera. Arnoldia 3(30): 1-4.

Harrison, D. L. 1968. The versatile tribe of Weasels. The Shooting Times: 1414-1415. Sept. 14th 1968.


Atallah, S. and D. L. Harrison, 1967. New records of rodents, bats and insectivores from the Arabian peninsula. Journal of Zoology (London) 153 : 311–319.

Groves, C. P. and D. L. Harrison, 1967. The taxonomy of the gazelles (genus Gazella) of Arabia. Journal of Zoology London (1967),152: 381–387.

Harrison, D. L. 1967. Observations on a Wild Goat, Capra aegagrus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) from Oman, E. Arabia. Journal of Zoology London. (1967) 151: 27–30.

Harrison, D. L. 1967. A note on the capture of a Southern Sheath-tailed Bat, Coleura afra gallarum Thomas, on a ship at sea. Mammalia Paris 31(1): 166-168.

Harrison, D. L. 1967. A Naturalist in Oman. ‘Father of the bats’. The Shooting Times: 1166. Sept. 9th 1967.

Harrison, D. L. 1967. A Naturalist in Oman. ‘On the Batinah Coast.’ The Shooting Times: 1194. 5 Sept. 16th 1967.

Harrison, D. L. 1967. Observations on some rodents from Tunisia, with the description of a new gerbil (Gerbillinae: Rodentia). Mammalia Paris, 31(3): 382-389. [PDF available]


Harrison, D. L. 1966. A note on the occurrence of Sundevall’s Free-tailed Bat Tadarida (Mops) midas Sundevall. 1843 (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Bechuanaland. Arnoldia 2 (30): 1-2.

Harrison, D. L. 1966/7. Adapted for the desert. The Wildfowler Magazine. 1966/7: 23.

Hayman, R.W. and D. L. Harrison. 1966. A note on Tadarida (Chaerephon) bivittata Heuglin. Zeitschrift fur Saugetierkunde 31 (1966): (3): 219-226.


Harrison, D. L. 1965. Remarks on some Trident Leaf-nosed Bats (Genus Asellia Gray, 1838), obtained by the Israel South Red Sea Expedition 1962. Report No.5 Sea Fishing Research Station, Haifa: 38.

Harrison, D. L., R. E. Lewis and J. H. Lewis, 1965. On a collection of mammals from Northern Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 144 (1): 61-74.