Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : report on invertebrate collections

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1955

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)

Abstract

The report describes the extent of invertebrates specimens collected by Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Includes references to location found, new species discovered, quantities, and including flatworms, crabs, and shrimp. Locations in the Democratic Republic of Congo includes the vicinity of Leopoldville [Kinshasa] and Stanleyville [Kisangani].

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

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Topic

  • Shrimp
  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Invertebrates
  • Crabs
  • flat worms
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Kisangani
  • Kinshasa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 104