Bazilian marine fauna, 1875-1878 : 4

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Abstract

Field notes and research notes on various genera of coral, circa 1875-1878, created by Richard Rathburn during a collecting trip to various parts of Brazil. Most notes are research notes reference literature from earlier dates. Notes are divided into seven sections: Favia; Mussa; Pectinia; Madracis (2 sections); and Siderastraea. Included are narrative descriptions of specimens; distribution notes; and measurements; coordinates, notes on literature and citations. According to one set of coordinates, one of the localities Ratherburn visited is Bahia.

Date Range

1875-1878

Start Date

1875

End Date

1878

Access Information

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Topic

  • Coral reefs and islands
  • Invertebrates
  • Coral

Place

  • Brazil
  • Bahia

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 9