Dr. Terry Erwin Studies Ground Beetles on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

ID: SIA RU000371 [94-13188]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1970

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1975, Image No. 94-13188

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Summary

Dr. Terry Erwin, associate curator of Coleoptera in the Department of Entomology at the National Museum of Natural History, looks for ground beetles on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, while conducting a systematic study of the ground beetle fauna of Central America. The project covers more than 2,000 species, approximately 40 per cent of which are currently undescribed in scientific literature.

Subject

  • Erwin, Terry L. 1940-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Entomology
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Notes

  • Also known as SIA2009-3225.
  • Featured in the "Torch," June 1975.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1975, Image No. 94-13188

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1970
  • 1970s

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  • No Known Copyright

Topic

  • Insects
  • Entomology
  • Ground beetles

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [94-13188]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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