Bazilian marine fauna, 1875-1878 : 1

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Abstract

Field notes, 1876-1877, created by Richard Rathbun during a collecting trip to various parts of Brazil. Notes are divided into six sections: fish, [echinoidea?], cephalopoda and gastropoda, bryzoans, asteriodea, and [actinaica?]. Sketches are included throughout the field book. Notes include clippings from reprints pasted into various sections. Field notes include the location the specimens were observed or collected, abundance or rarity of the specimen, physical characteristics (especially when accompanied by a sketch), and other details. Localities include Bahia, Rio Formoso, Rio de Janero, Itapagipe [Itapajipe], and perhaps other localities.

Date Range

1876-1877

Start Date

1876

End Date

1877

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Bryozoa
  • Ichthyology
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates
  • Starfishes

Place

  • Itapajipe
  • Brazil
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Bahia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA RU007078

Collection name

Richard Rathbun papers, 1870-1918 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 13 Folder 11