Smith, Foster D., Jr., Venezuela, 1950-1953

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The catalog of mammals were collected by Foster Smith, Jr., in Venezuela, 1950-1953. Details include 2 sets of assigned numbers, type, sex, location collected, parts collected (skull, skin), date, condition, sent status, and measurements. Notes on some sheets are interspersed with specimen lists, including a table relating to specimen numbers, type collected, and processed. Many of the specimens listed are types of bats. Locations include Cantaura, Caicara, Monagas.

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  • Venezuela
  • Monagas
  • Caicara
  • Cantaura


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-160

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Foster D. Smith, Jr., Venezuela, 1950-1953

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals