Stejneger, L. 22 Jun 1883 ["1883 Jun 22"]. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 6: 75.
Bering Island [= Ostrov Beringa], E shore, Stare Gavan, Commander Islands, Kamchatskiy, Russia, Asia, North Pacific Ocean
Autumn of 1882.
Stejneger, L. (1883). "Contributions to the history of the Commander Islands. No. 1. - Notes on the natural history, including descriptions of new cetaceans." Proceedings of United States National Museum 6: 58-89.
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2015
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Envelope labeled (Mead's handwriting) "mounted skull" (True 1910. There is no verification of that. True gives questionable data on mounted skull - Bering Is. (?), Grebnitszki (?), but no photos of skull. Photos of mounted skull have left frontal and sqamosa; sawed off.
True, F. W. (1910). "An account of the beaked whales of the family Ziphiidae in the collection of the United States National Museum, with remarks on some specimens in other American museums." United States National Museum, Bulletin 73: v + 89, 42 pls.