Handley, Charles O., Guatemala, March 1947 - May 1947

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Charles O. Handley in Guatemala, March 15 - May 23, 1947. Entries cover USNM catalog number (non consecutive), specimen number (732 -1158), sex, name (scientific name), locality (altitude, department, geological landmark), date, measurements (total, tail vertebrae, hind foot, ear), remarks, and specimen preparation. Remarks include a combination of description of habitat (i.e. marsh at edge of lake), vegetation, terrain (altitude), as well as quantity and size of embryos. Locations include Escuintla, Quetzaltenango, Jutiapa, and Quiché.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 15, 1947

End Date

May 23, 1947

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.




  • Escuintla
  • Jutiapa
  • Quiché
  • Guatemala
  • Quetzaltenango


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-443

Collection name

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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