Galapagos Islands, field notes, 1970-1971, and undated

ID: SIA RU007316

Creator: Silberglied, field notes, Galapagos, 1967 - 1971

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1967-1971

Citation: Robert E. Silberglied Papers, 1960-1982, with related materials to 1984

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This folder includes the field notes of Robert E. Silberglied from work conducted on the Galapagos Islands in 1967-1971, and unknown years. The folder includes 1 volume of field notes as well as loose typed and hand written field notes. The volume is undated and includes a series of photocopied maps of the Galapagos Islands that have been pasted into the book. Each map is hand-colored to show the distribution of insects by order/suborder, species, and locality (island name). Localities include: Baltra, Chavez, Espaniola, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela, Marchena, Pinzon, Pinta, Rabida, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Santa Maria, and Santiago. The loose field notes are dated 9 March 1970 (and undated) and include narrative entries that describe travel conditions, lost equipment / luggage, travel notes, observations of landscape and animals, and a hand drawn map of the Galapagos. Typed notes on Galapagos Heterocera by Perry and Devries are also included. The typed loose notes appear to be photocopies.

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  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Fernandina, Isla
  • Ecuador
  • Pinzón, Isla
  • Genovesa, Isla
  • Isabela, Isla
  • Española, Isla
  • Santa María, Isla
  • Marchena, Isla


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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SIA RU007316

Collection name

Robert E. Silberglied Papers, 1960-1982, with related materials to 1984

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1 folder

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 13 Folder 27