Abbott, William Louis, Southwestern Borneo, 1908

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The field catalog and notes document William Louis Abbott's field work in southwestern Borneo, 1908. The loose notes describe the lower Kendawangan River [Sungai Kendawangan]. Details include terrain description and island flora and fauna. The field catalog covers collector numbers (5929 - 6250) for mammal specimens from Borneo and neighboring islands, June 12, 1908 - October 7, 1908. The catalog contains pasted inserts including hand drawn maps with notes of collecting sites. Map is of Sungei Pasagoean(?). Entries list specimen (USNM catalog) numbers (153685 - 153795), collector numbers, sex, type, location, date, and remarks. Remarks vary in length and detail about specimens' environments. Locations include Pulo Bauwal and Batu Jurong.

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  • Kendawangan, Sungai
  • Borneo
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-156

Collection name

Division of Mammals Collection, William Louis Abbott Field books, 1891-1915

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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