Marshall and Gilbert Islands, 1964, part 5 : mammals

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This volume is a catalog of mammal specimens collected on the Marshall and Gilbert Islands trip from 18 October to 18 November 1964 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Fields include field number, species, sex, locality, date, personal catalog number, wt., field measurements, and remarks. Field numbers span from 5001 to 5044. Most samples were taken on islands of the Marshall Islands; two samples were taken on islands of the Gilbert Islands [Gilbert Group]. Species include Rattus exalans [Rattus exulans] and Mus musculus. Collectors include RBC and LNH.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 18, 1964

End Date

Nov 18, 1964

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  • Rodents
  • Mammalogy


  • Gilbert Group
  • Marshall Islands
  • Kiribati


  • 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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 199 Folder 2