Pithecia monachus (Monk saki), Iquitos, Peru; Washington Zoo; Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1968

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958-1968

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The notes document M. Moynihan's observations of Pithecia monachus (Monk saki), 1958, 1961, 1964, 1968. Note are broken into three sections. Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Observations describe individual behaviors and interactions, weather, manner of eating, appearance, grooming, cries, and time of observation. Questions and comments are often broken out from notes. Includes diagram explaining types of cries and notations indicated by pattern. Locations include Iquitos, Peru; Washington Zoo; and Barro Colorado Island, Panama.

Date Range

1958-1968

Start Date

1958

End Date

1968

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • Iquitos
  • District of Columbia
  • Barro Colorado
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 12