C. B. Robbins, 2061 - 4549, 13 January 1968 - 11 July 1968 field catalog

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The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of C. B. Robbins for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, January 13 - July 11, 1968. Some pages are numbered (67 - 149). Specimens are organized by date and locality (combination of country, region, distance from, and sometimes latitude and longitude). Catalog lists collector number (2061 - 4549), sex, type, USNM catalog number, measurements (4 types), and weight. Includes remarks about presence and quantity of embryos. Locations include Dahomey [Benin], Togo. Field catalog content is followed by species list per country; species list for specific locations in Ghana and Dahomey and Togo with date ranges, counts, and totals; a tables of data on temperature and humidity listing date, 2 temperatures, phase of moon, relative humidity, WB, DB, and sometimes time of day.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 13, 1968

End Date

Jul 11, 1968

Access Information

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  • Benin
  • Togo
  • Ghana


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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