Bazilian marine fauna, 1875-1878 : 3

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Creator

Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918

Abstract

Field notes on various genera of coral, 1876 and undated, created by Richard Rathbun during a collecting trip to various parts of Brazil. Notes are divided into nine sections: Porites solida, Caryophyllia, Crinoidea, Phyllangia, astrangia, Coenocyathus, Lepidopora, Flavia, and Orbicella. Notes include drawing of formations; a hand drawn map of Bay of Bahia, Varra da Cruz, and Barra do Ti; narrative descriptions; descriptions; distribution notes; and measurements. Localities also include Itaparica ([Ponte de Jaburu?] to [Ponte da Pena?]); Rio Formoso; Parahyba do Norte [currently Paraíba]; Mar Grande reef in Bahia.

Date Range

1876

Start Date

1876

End Date

1876

Access Information

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Topic

  • Corals
  • Invertebrates
  • Coral

Place

  • Brazil
  • Itaparica, Ilha
  • Bahia
  • Paraíba

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 10