Handley - Panama 1957, #3170 - 3730

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The field catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals in Panama, May - June, 1957. There are notes on the first page about marks noting correlation of information in catalog and journal. Entries cover specimen number (3170 - 3730), USNM catalog number (non sequential), sex, type (scientific name), locality (region, town), date, 4 measurements, and notes. Notes vary in length and include a combination of habitat description, vegetation, additional location information (i.e. landmarks), time of day, phase of moon, specimen anatomy characteristics (i.e. stomach contents) and measurements, specimen preparation, bait, and collecting method. Locations include Panamá, Mandinga (San Blas), and Cerro Azul.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1957

End Date

May 31, 1957

Access Information

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  • Panama
  • Mandinga
  • San Blas
  • Panamá, Provincia de


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-448

Collection name

Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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