Field book # 83, begin with # 48674, end with # 49163, Aldabra Island, Indian Ocean

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Abstract

An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 4 January to 31 January 1968 on Aldabra Island, Seychelles. Collector numbers 48674-49163 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Some longer narrative notes document vegetation, and observations of birds and tortoises. Localities include but are not limited to: Ile Moustique, West Island, Ile Picard, South Island, Cinq Cases, and Middle Island. Included throughout the field book are lists of photographs taken at various locations.

Date Range

1968

Start Date

Jan 04, 1968

End Date

Jan 31, 1968

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Turtles
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Indian Ocean
  • Aldabra
  • Seychelles
  • Outer islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library