Goodyear, James J., Ethiopia, 1971 - 1974

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The 2 field books document James J. Goodyear's collecting in Ethiopia, 1971 - 1974. The first field book covers November 7, 1971 - May 14, 1972. It details field numbers, USNM catalog numbers (576323 - 576584), sex, measurements, locality, habitat, and notes on testes. Locations include Heletta, Bako ag st, Holetta. The second includes a series of tables on rodents collected in Ethiopia. There is a note of clarification written by Helen Kafka, May 9, 1996. The binder includes preprinted sheets for specimen information (measurements, weight, sex, type, altitude, date collected) and tables of data.

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1971 -1974

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  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-116

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, James J. Goodyear field books, 1971 - 1974

Physical Description

2 field books

Physical Location

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