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Pair of Sandals

Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
African Region  Search this
Material:
Leather, Yarn, Metal
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
West Africa, Nigeria or Senegal
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
USNM Number:
EO400668
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_11020326
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Taung Child, Fossil Hominid

Collector:
R. Dart  Search this
Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
African Region  Search this
Is this real?:
No, it's a cast.
Life Stage:
Juvenile
Material:
Plaster, Paint
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Taung, Africa, South Africa, North West Province
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Primates, Hominidae
Scientific Name:
Australopithecus africanus
USNM Number:
EO67370
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10023205
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Taung Child, Fossil Hominid

Collector:
R. Dart  Search this
Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
African Region  Search this
Is this real?:
No, it's a cast.
Life Stage:
Juvenile
Material:
Plastic, Paint
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Africa, South Africa, North West
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Primates, Hominidae
Scientific Name:
Australopithecus africanus
USNM Number:
EO67545
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10023214

Zosterops abyssinicus flavilateralis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. November 29, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (20): 6.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Bowlder Hill, Thika River (Murang'a District Formerly Fort Hall District), Murang'A, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
28 Aug 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Zosteropidae
Published Name:
Zosterops abyssinicus flavilateralis
Zosterops senegalensis fricki Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 23936
USNM Number:
245874
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4300780
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Passer castanopterus fulgens Friedmann

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Friedmann. October 10, 1931. Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 5: 428.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Indunumara Mountains, ca 10 mi SE of Lake Rudolf, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
15 Jul 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Ploceidae
Published Name:
Passer castanopterus fulgens Friedmann
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 23000
USNM Number:
246602
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301415
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Ploceus baglafecht reichenowi

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. September 20, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (14): 1.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Aletta, Sidamo, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Mar 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Ploceidae
Published Name:
Ploceus baglafecht reichenowi
Othyphantes fricki Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 20628
USNM Number:
247071
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301426
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Quelea cardinalis cardinalis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Friedmann. October 17, 1931. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington. 44: 119.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Indunumara Mountains, ca 10 mi S of Lake Rudolf, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
16 Jul 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Ploceidae
Published Name:
Quelea cardinalis cardinalis
Quelea cardinalis pallida Friedmann
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 23055
USNM Number:
247325
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301493
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Hypargos niveoguttatus macrospilotus Mearns

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. September 20, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (14): 2.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Meru Forest, N of Equator, Meru, Eastern Province, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
10 Aug 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Estrildidae
Published Name:
Hypargos niveoguttatus macrospilotus Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 23560
USNM Number:
246922
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301496
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Lagonosticta rhodopareia rhodopareia

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expediti0n (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. September 20, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (14): 4.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Gardula, near, Gato River, Gamo Gofa, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
19 Apr 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Estrildidae
Published Name:
Lagonosticta rhodopareia rhodopareia
Lagonosticta rubricata fricki Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 21388
USNM Number:
247543
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301500
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Estrilda rhodopyga centralis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. July 31, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (9): 1.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Gardula, near, Gato River, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
2 May 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Estrildidae
Published Name:
Estrilda rhodopyga centralis
Estrilda rhodopyga polia Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 21687
USNM Number:
247436
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301504
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Lonchura malabarica orientalis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition (1911-1912)  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Citation:
Mearns. September 20, 1913. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 61 (14): 4.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Indunumara Mountains, S base of, 10 mi SE of Lake Rudolf, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
16 Jul 1912
Common name:
Warbling Silverbill
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Estrildidae
Published Name:
Lonchura malabarica orientalis
Aidemosyne cantans meridionalis Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 23048
USNM Number:
247534
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4301510
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Apus horus

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Expedition To Africa 1911-12  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Escarpment, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
10 Sep 1912
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Apodiformes, Apodidae
Published Name:
Apus horus
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 24185
USNM Number:
244099
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4200085
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Pteranodon sp

Collector:
Robert C. Child  Search this
Place:
United States
Collection Date:
1900
Common name:
Pterosaur
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Sauropsida Reptilia Archosauria Pterosauria Pterodactyloidea Pteranodontidae
Published Name:
Pteranodon sp
USNM Number:
V9776
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Paleogeneral
Reptiles / Amphibians
Reptilia Pterosauria
Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhpaleobiology_3447933

Nymphon inferum

Collector:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Atlantis II R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
2707 - 2707
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Southeast of Montevideo, Uruguay, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Mar 1971
Common name:
Sea Spiders
Published Name:
Nymphon inferum Child, 1995
USNM Number:
1123017
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_943105
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Synalpheus sp.

Collector:
P. Glynn  Search this
A. Velarde  Search this
A. Dahl  Search this
C. A. Child  Search this
Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Rocky sand, rocks flat, sparse coral, sparse algas  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Panama  Search this
Depth (m):
2 - 5
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Perlas Archipelago, Pedro Gonzales Island, west side shore, Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
30 Apr 1971
Common name:
Snapping Shrimps
Published Name:
Synalpheus sp.
USNM Number:
285083
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_228354

Synalpheus sp.

Collector:
P. Glynn  Search this
A. Velarde  Search this
A. Dahl  Search this
C. A. Child  Search this
Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Rocky sand, rocks flat, sparse coral, sparse algas  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Panama  Search this
Depth (m):
2 - 5
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Perlas Archipelago, Pedro Gonzales Island, west side shore, Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
30 Apr 1971
Common name:
Snapping Shrimps
Published Name:
Synalpheus sp.
USNM Number:
285085
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_228356

Cheilopallene gigantea

Expedition:
USAP  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Antarctic Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Hero R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
581 - 610
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Sex:
male
Place:
Antarctic Peninsula, Off Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Collection Date:
17 Aug 1970
Common name:
Sea Spiders
Published Name:
Cheilopallene gigantea Child
USNM Number:
233609
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
USAP project
Polar antarctic collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_286736
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Austrodecus crenatum

Collector:
Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center  Search this
Expedition:
USAP  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Antarctic Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Hero R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
91 - 91
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Sex:
male
Place:
South Shetland Islands, Low Island, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Feb 1969
Common name:
Sea Spiders
Published Name:
Austrodecus crenatum Child
USNM Number:
234603
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
USAP project
Polar antarctic collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_286909
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Octopus maya

Collector:
Raymond B. Manning  Search this
Dr. Meredith L. Jones  Search this
J. Rosewater  Search this
C. A. Child  Search this
Shrmiento  Search this
Expedition:
Smithsonian STRI Panama Survey  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea  Search this
Preparation:
Isopropyl Alcohol
Place:
Buenaventura Bay, Third Cove W Of Buenaventura, Cove Below Portobello, Panama, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Apr 1971
Common name:
Cephalopods
Published Name:
Octopus maya Voss & Soliz Ramirez, 1966
Octopus maya Voss & Soliz Ramirez, 1966
USNM Number:
732824
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_9331951

Pantopipetta buccina

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Antarctic Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Vema R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
3193 - 3204
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Sex:
female
Place:
Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Collection Date:
6 Mar 1962
Common name:
Sea Spiders
Published Name:
Pantopipetta buccina Child
USNM Number:
234608
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
USAP project
Polar antarctic collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_286912
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