Lyon, Marcus Ward, and Robinson, Wirt, Venezuela, 1900

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The specimen list and notes detail work by March Ward Lyon, Jr., and Wirt Robinson, in Venezuela, July 2 - August 10, 1900. Pages are numbered. Information includes type, location, date, preparation, and notes about habitat. Notes include descriptions of country and places visited and notes on mammals collected, headed by type (bats, Artibeus, Molussus, Glossophiaga, etc). Descriptions discuss behavior, collecting methods, breeding, habitat, abundance, and references to specimens. Notes are written from "scrap notes taken in the field." Locations includes Lea Gnaira, Macuto.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 02, 1900

End Date

Aug 10, 1900

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Venezuela
  • Macuto
  • Lea Gnaira


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-258

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Marcus Ward Lyon Field Notes, 1900 - 1906

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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