Field book - Florida, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and Yucatan, December 1978-January 1979

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Abstract

Field notes document the work of James Lynch in Florida, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and Yucatan peninsula, December 16, 1978 - January 13, 1979. Entries are recorded on loose sheets of paper and vary in structure and content. Some are dated and narrative in style. They describe travel details, locations visited including habitat and vegetation. There are also annotated drawings of fish with common name, list of seashells seen in Yucatan, tables of data for ant transects in Honduras, catalog for field work completed in Guatemala and Honduras in 1978, and a list of expenses. Also contains a copy of a specimen catalog for 1979.

Date Range

1978-1979

Start Date

Dec 16, 1978

End Date

Jan 13, 1979

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Ichthyology
  • Ants--Behavior

Place

  • United States
  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Honduras
  • Florida

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 10 Folder 8