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

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Creator

Robbins, C. Brian

Abstract

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

1968

Start Date

Jan 13, 1968

End Date

Jul 11, 1968

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.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Ghana
  • Benin
  • Togo

Form/Genre

  • 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