Aron L. Mehring, collection catalogue.

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A. L. Mehring wrote this catalogue, numbering each family, genus and species of marine invertebrates he collected. He acquired specimens from diverse sources, including the National Museum. His catalogue is organized alphabetically, with an index of abbreviations. At end are bibliographical references and a few notes on some species. dates range from October 31, 1948 to February 25, 1963. In the book are inserted name labels corrected from "Mehring, A. E." to "Mehring, A. L."

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 31, 1948

End Date

Feb 25, 1963

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  • Marine Biology
  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Marine biology


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-315

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U. S.), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, curatorial records, 1893-1969

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1, folder 12