Measurements of specimens of a collection made by J. Xantus at Cape Saint Lucas and vicinity, lower California, vol 3

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This is volume 3 of a catalog of specimens collected by John Xantus in lower California. This volume dates from August 23, 1859 - February 1860. 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 2001-3350.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 23, 1859

End Date

Jan 31, 1860

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  • United States
  • California


  • 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


Box 33