Agriocharius occellata, 1 letter, P.W. Shufeldt to H. Friedmann, Oct. 15, 1942

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The letter from P. W. Shufeldt to H. Friedmann, dated October 15, 1942, sent from La Cueva Ranch, New Mexico, refers to a specimen sent to Friedmann. Shufeldt describes the developmental stages he witnessed first hand from 1910 to 1914 while living in southern Campeche. The description includes molting, developmental life stages, coloration, plumage, and breeding sites.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 15, 1942

End Date

Oct 15, 1942

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mexico
  • Campeche


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 6 Folder 44