Rhamphaetos Pteropasmol(?) Viridis

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Abstract

The folder contains 2 color illustrations and 1 pencil sketch of specimens of Rhamphastos. One color illustration by Lieutenant Wirt Robinson documents the colors of a fresh specimen of Rhamphastos citreolaemus, collected in Barranquilla, Colombia. The second color illustration documents a fresh specimen of Ramphastos cuvieri from Barnum. Notes with the illustration detail colors of the head, eyes, feet, skin, and inside of bill. One pencil sketch documents the detailed colors of the head and bill of Pteroglossus (?) viridis. It includes a second pencil sketch of a bird with an unidentified beetle in its bill.

Date Range

1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Start Date

1839

End Date

1987

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Colombia
  • Barranquilla

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

3 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 62