Journal, Panama, 1960

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The journal documents the mammal collecting of C. O. Handley in Panama and Venezuela, March 15 - April 14, 1960. Entries are dated and headed with location. Makes note that collector traveled with Daniel I. Rhymer. They cover travel details, terrain (including elevation), work with colleagues, vegetation, specimens collected (sometimes as lists with scientific names and quantities, including live catches), habitats (sometimes defined by elevation), and collecting method (type, quantity, location). There is a table of information listing specimen types, listing preparation and site. Locations include Biological stations. Sites include but are not limited to Rancho Grande and Caracas [Distrito Federal], Venezuela.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 15, 1960

End Date

Apr 14, 1960

Access Information

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  • Venezuela
  • Panama
  • Distrito Federal


  • 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