Measurements of specimens of a collection made by J. Xantus at Cape Saint Lucas and vicinity, lower California, vol 2

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Abstract

This is volume 2 of a catalog of specimens collected by John Xantus in lower California. This volume dates from June 15 - August, 1859. Specimens present are varied, and include birds, eggs, nests, fish, mollusks, reptiles, mammals, shells, and crustaceans. Entries for each specimen also vary, and may include such information as species or common name, sex, physical measurements, and coloring. Field numbers for this volume range from 1001-2000. There is also a sketch included.

Date Range

1859

Start Date

Jun 15, 1859

End Date

Aug 31, 1859

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

  • United States
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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