K. Lange (Madagascar) catalog

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The field catalog documents the mammal specimens collected by K. Lange in Madagascar for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, August 31, 1962 - May 6, 1963. Includes pages 1 - 20; 1 - 16. Entries are headed with date and and locality (combination of country, region, distance from) as well as type of trap and bait. Information includes specimen number (1 - 624), sex, name, USNM catalog number, 4 measurements, and weight. Sometimes after date is information about habitat, elevation, or vegetation. Notes on occasion also cover specimen characteristics (i.e. testes), age, specimen preparation, and specimen condition. Some specimens are from birds. Locations include sites in Mauritius and Madagascar.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 31, 1962

End Date

May 06, 1963

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius


  • 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