Marshall, Ponape, species accounts and catalog, 1955-1956

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This item is a species account and specimen catalog by Joe T. Marshall, detailing his field work on the island of Ponape [Pohnpei], Micronesia from 1955-1956. Entries for the species account are organized by species and date, and relate all types of information on Marshall's observations of that species. Some information may include size, coloring, frequency, numbers, locality, and habits. The specimen catalog is organized by USNM number, ranging from 4869-5146, and provides vital information such as sex, locality, coloring, physical measurements, and weight. Specimens include but may not be limited to birds, mammals, and reptiles.

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  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Pohnpei
  • Micronesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-576

Collection name

Joe T. Marshall Field Notes, 1932-2001, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 57