Dr. Neal Smith Traces on a Map the Limited Distribution of the Day-flying Moth

ID: SIA2011-1162

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1981

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-016, Box 1, Folder: Research Reports Autumn 1981

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Summary

Dr. Neal Smith traces on a map the limited distribution of the beautiful day-flying moth. Smith, a biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama, spent 17 years of research to unravel the mystery of an unusual moth migration which takes place annually throughout Central and South America.

Author

Hofmeister, Richard K

Subject

  • Smith, Neal Griffith 1937-
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Research Reports Fall 1981

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-016, Box 1, Folder: Research Reports Autumn 1981

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1981

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Biologists
  • Biogeography
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Animal migration
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Entomology
  • Lepidoptera
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • South America
  • Central America

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-1162

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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