Abstract

This folder includes documents compiling data on reptiles and amphibians collected on islands of the Pacific Ocean. One table documents lizard specimens collected on Hull, Baker, and other islands during Southern Island Cruises (SIC) 9 and 11 from September 1965 to February 1966. Field numbers range from 10755 to 10892. Another table compiles trip report information on numbers of reptiles collected on multiple islands during SIC 10 through 20 from 1965 to 1968. Also included in the folder are summaries of information for six reptile species observed and collected on Fanning Island [Tabuaeran]; USNM catalog numbers for specimens collected during POBSP are included.

Date Range

1966-1969

Start Date

1966

End Date

Sep 08, 1969

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Reptiles
  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Lizards
  • Amphibians

Place

  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Phoenix Group
  • Kiribati
  • Tabuaeran

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 207 Folder 15