Registry of a miscellaneous collection of natural history made in western Mexico

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Abstract

This item consists of a specimen catalog in four parts by John Xantus, dating from 1863-1864. Localities include but may not be limited to areas within Mexico, and field numbers range from 1-4237. Specimens include a wide range, such as birds, eggs, fish, eels, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and land shells. Dated entries may include species or common name, sex, specific locality, physical measurements, physical description, and other relevant notes.

Date Range

1863-1864

Start Date

1863

End Date

1864

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

Zoology

Place

Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-483

Collection name

John Xantus Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 33