Wetmore, Alexander, December 1911 - February 1929

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Alexander Wetmore in Porto Rico [Puerto Rico], December 26, 1911 - February 21, 1929. Entries cover USNM catalog number, specimen number (730 - 1291), sex, name (scientific name), locality, date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of additional location information (distance from landmarks including caves and churches), specimen preparation, notes on specimen loans, altitude, quantity of embryos, weight, and collector. Some pages are blank. Locations include sites across Argentina, Porto Rico, Paraguay, as well as locations across United States (Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah).

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 26, 1911

End Date

Feb 21, 1929

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.




  • Argentina
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Paraguay


  • 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