Ryan, P. F. - catalog and field notes

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Abstract

The field catalog and notes document the mammal collecting of P. F. Ryan in Viet Nam, 1965 -1966. Catalog entries cover location (combination of geological landmark, distance from, region, nation), date, specimen number (82 - 320), sex, type (scientific name), altitude, 4 measurements, weight, characteristics of anatomy including measurements of sexual organs and presence of embryos. Field notes (journal) are dated and cover travel details, collecting methods, vegetation, specimens collected, selection of collecting sites (relating to disease out breaks like Plague). Appears to be collecting completed relating to disease outbreaks near American military locations. There are lists of specimens collected, followed by catalog (note states it was transcribed from the original). It lists number, type, measurements, and location. there are also species notes on Liolepis. Locations include but not limited to Da Nang, Sontra Mountain [Sơn Trà].

Date Range

1965-1966

Start Date

1965

End Date

1966

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.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Viet Nam
  • Sơn Trà

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-120

Collection name

P. F. Ryan Field Book, Division of Mammals, 1965 - 1966

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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