Ranck I

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The field book documents the mammal collecting of G. L. Ranck in Iran, August 22, 1962 - March 8, 1963. Entries cover locality (combination of country, region, town, distance from, sometimes latitude and longitude or geological landmark), date, trapline, vegetation (including types and appearance), habitat, maximum temperature, minimum temperature, soil temperature (with time of day), relative humidity with time of day, and trapping results. Sometimes includes extended notes describing additional details relating to collecting event or the specimen. Locations are across Iran.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 22, 1962

End Date

Mar 08, 1963

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.






  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-453

Collection name

Gary L. Ranck field books, Division of Mammals, 1962 - 1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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