Handley & Greenwell - Panama 1962, #8697 - 10608

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The field catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals in Panama, January - April 1962. Entries cover specimen number (8698 - 10608), USNM catalog number (324128 - 324235), sex, type (scientific name), locality (combination of country, region, geological landmark, sometimes elevation), date, 4 measurements, specimen preparation, and notes. Notes cover a combination of information about specimen condition, weight, habitat, time of day, as well as specimen characteristics and measurements. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Bocas del Toro and Chiriquí.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 31, 1961

End Date

Mar 31, 1962

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Panama
  • Bocas del Toro, Archipiélago de
  • Chiriquí, 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