Lyon, Marcus Ward, Jr., South America, 1900, US, 1905-1906

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The 2 specimen catalogs document Marchus W. Lyon, Jr.'s collecting in the United States and South America, 1900, 1905-1906. The first specimen catalog lists field number, type, sex, date (June 10, 1905 - September 23, 1906), and locality (sometimes listed with name of geographic feature i.e. canyon). Sometimes notes detail presence of fetuses, testes size, measurements, or preparation. Locations include Portland, Seaside, Oregon; Mt. Rainier, Washington; and Piseco, New York. |The second lists specimens collected in South America, February 26, 1900 - 1902. Pages are numbered. Information listed includes field number, sex, name (common name or genus), locality, date, measurements (total, tail vert, hind foot, and ear), and remarks. Remarks usually describe on of the following: habitat where collected, appearance (color), collection method, or preparation. Locations include Pinar del Rio, El Gama, San Diego de los Baños, Guanajay, Nueva Geuna Isle of Pines, and Basacoa.

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  • South America
  • Oregon
  • New York
  • Cuba
  • United States
  • San Diego de los Baños
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-258

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, John Alden Loring Field Notes, 1898, 1909-1910 and undated

Physical Description

2 field books

Physical Location

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