Field notes of the expedition in quest of land and fresh water mollusks in Cuba under the grant of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, June-August 1928

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This field book contains notes notes on land mollusks, mostly snails in the genus urocoptis (family Urocoptinae), and possibly fresh water mollusks from June to August 1928. Each page contains the name, sex, and description of each specimen. Localities include but are not limited to Isle of Pines (Isla de la Juventud), "Central Niquaria" (currently Niquero), El Hacha, and "Santa Tecla".

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1928

End Date

Jul 31, 1928

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  • Snails
  • Gastropoda
  • Invertebrates


  • Cuba
  • Niquero
  • Isla de la Juventud
  • El Hacha, Arroyo


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 6