Alfred H. Ames, 1853 and undated

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The specimen list and report were written by naturalist, Alfred H. Ames for the United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856) for Limons Bay, October 1853. Lists includes insects, lizards, crustaceans, and invertebrates. the report details circumstances surrounding collecting. The subsequent list includes location, type, description including behavior and appearance when alive, and measurements. Locations include Norfolk, Virginia; at sea in the Atlantic; and Madeira Islands.

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  • Crustacea
  • Herpetology
  • Ichthyology
  • Invertebrates
  • Crustaceans


  • Madeira
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Norfolk


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007253

Collection name

United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition, (1853-1856) Records, 1852-1861 and undated

Physical Description

2 letters

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1