Gyparchus papa, 1 color drawing

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Abstract

The folder includes 1 color and 1 black-and-white illustration. The color illustration includes an indecipherable inscription with possible specimen number, location, and species. A stamp on the reverse side indicates the Smithsonian Institution and the date (June 1866). The black-and-white illustration depicts an outline of a head and neck with detailed numbering for each feature and a corresponding color key. The illustration was drawn from a skinned specimen, 2 or 3 days old. The specimen was an adult male collected in Costa Rica in March, 1908. The reverse side includes a sketch of trees, calculations, measurements, and translations.

Date Range

1866-1908

Start Date

May 31, 1866

End Date

Feb 29, 1908

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Costa Rica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Physical Description

2 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 27