L. W. Robbins, 100 - 4666, 23 September 1968 - 04 May 1971 field catalog

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The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of Lynn W. Robbins for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, September 23, 1968 - May 4, 1971. Pages are numbers (1 - 221). Entries are headed with date and locality (combination of nation, region, sometimes latitude and longitude). They include specimen number (100 - 4666), sex, name, 4 measurements, and weight. Sometimes includes specimen characteristics like quantity and / or measurements of embryos, additional measurements, or specimen preparation. Specimen list is followed by counts of specimens collected per locality and date, with totals. Locations include Algeria, Dahomey [Benin], Ghana, Ivory Coast [Côte d'Ivoire], Morocco, and Niger.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 23, 1968

End Date

May 04, 1971

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.




  • Benin
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Algeria
  • 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