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

Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

1980 - 1984 (23 publications, including one book [Harrison, D. L. 1981])


Bates, P. J. J. and D. L. Harrison, 1984. Significant new records of shrews (Soricidae) from the southern Arabian peninsula, with remarks on the species occurring in the region. Mammalia Paris 48(1): 144-147. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. and P. J. J. Bates. 1984. Occurrence of Nyctalus noctula Schreber, 1774 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in the Cromerian Interglacial of England. Mammalia Paris 48(4): 603-606. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. and P. J. J. Bates. 1984. On the occurrence of the European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis Rafinesque, 1814 (Chiroptera: Molossidae ) in Saudi Arabia, with a zoogeographical review of the Molossidae of the Kingdom. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 6: 551-556. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. and P. J. J. Bates, 1984. New geographical records of the Large Aden Gerbil (Gerbillus poecilops Yerbury & Thomas, 1895, Rodentia: Cricetidae) with observations on the osteology of the species. Mammalia Paris 48 (2): 299-302. [PDF available]


AlKhalili, A. D. and D. L. Harrison, 1983. A rare hind limb deformity in the Spiny Mouse Acomys dimidiatus (Rodentia: Muridae) from Saudi Arabia. Mammalia Paris 47 (2): 269-270.

Harrison, D. L. 1983. The Mammals of Oman.  P.D.O News 1: 20-24. (English  Arabic)

Harrison, D. L. 1983. Tha Mammal Fauna of Oman, with special reference to Conservation and the Oman Flora and Fauna Surveys. Journal of Oman Studies 6 (2): 3299-302.


Buttiker, W. and D. L. Harrison, 1982. Mammals of Saudi Arabia. On a collection of Rodents from Saudi Arabia. In Wittmer,W & Buttiker,W (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4 : 489-502. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Meteorology and Environmental Protection Administration Pub. No. 4.

Harrison, D. L. 1982. Occurrence of the Pygmy  Gerbil, Gerbillus henleyi De Winton. 1903 (Rodentia Cricetidae) in the Sultanate of Oman. Mammalia Paris 45 (4): 508-510.

Harrison, D. L. 1982. An unusual dental anomaly in the Arabian Hyrax, Procavia capensis jayakari (Hyracoidea: Procaviidae). Mammalia  Paris 46 (3): 395-396.

Harrison, D. L. 1982. Observations on some rare Arabian Pipistrellus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae ) with special reference to the external male genitalia. Bonner Zoologische Beitrage 33 (2-4): 187-190.

Harrison, D. L. 1982. Introduction. Pp 23-25. In Lipscombe Vincett, B.A. Animal life in Saudi Arabia. P. Lipscombe Pub., Italy. 

Harrison, D. L. 1982. Two bats (Chiroptera) new to the fauna of Malawi. Nyala 8 (2): 99-100.

Harrison, D. L., J. Clutton-Brock and R. Burleigh. 1982. Remains of mammals from the Darent River Gravels at Sevenoaks reserve, Kent. Archaeologia Cantiana  97 27-52. July 1982 (for 1981).

Harrison, D. L. 1982.  Contributor to genera Gerbillus, Pipistrellus, Tadarida, Mops and Chaerephon.. In Honacki, J.H, Kinman, K.E and Koeppl. J.W (Eds) Mammal Species of the World, a Taxonomic and Geographical Reference. Allen Press and Association of Systematics Collections. Pub. pp.694.


Harrison, D. L. 1981. Mammals of the Arabian Gulf. The Natural History of the Arabian Gulf. Allen & Unwin London. 92 pp. [available for purchase]

Harrison, D. L. 1981. Of Tahrs and Unicorns. Country Life: 862-863. April 2nd 1981.
Ingles J. M., P. J. J. Bates, and D. L. Harrison. 1981.

Dental anomalies in Indian and African gerbils. (Rodentia: Gerbillinae). Mammalia (Paris), 45 (2): 266-268. [PDF available]


Bates, P. J. J. and D. L. Harrison, 1980. The potential value of routine examination of limb bones of rodents in systematic research. Mammalia (Paris), 44(4): 581-590. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. 1980. The Scientific results of the Oman Flora and Fauna Survey 1977 (Dhofar). The Mammals obtained in Dhofar by the 1977 Oman Flora and Fauna Survey. Journal of Oman Studies Special Report 2: 387-397.

Harrison, D. L. 1980. A new subspecies of Hare (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) from the Sultanate of Oman. Mammalia Paris, 44(4): 596-598. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. 1980. Bat hunting in the Gran Chaco, a Naturalist in Paraguay. Country Life: 852-853. Sept. 11th 1980.

Harrison, D. L. and M. C. Jennings, 1980. Occurrence of the Noctule, Nyctalus noctula  Schreber, 1774 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Oman, Arabia. Mammalia  Paris, 44 (3): 409-410.