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Edgar A. Mearns

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition
Research Associate
United States National Museum
Physical description:
Color: Cyano type; Size: 3w x 5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Portraits
Date:
c. 1900
1909-1910
Topic:
Scientific expeditions
Ornithologists
Expeditions
Naturalists
Portraits
Standard number:
21452 or NHB-21452
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. #SIA2009-1360 and 21449 for slightly different pose
Summary:
Edgar A. Mearns, an ornithologist, research associate, and honorary associate in zoology, with the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, was one of three naturalists from the National Museum chosen go on the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition with Theodore Roosevelt to Africa in 1909. In this pose Mearns is facing towards the left
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder: 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Ornithological vocabulary of the Moki Indians / by Edgar A. Mearns

Author:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916
Physical description:
p. 391-403, [1] leaf of plates ; 25 cm
Type:
Nomenclature (Popular)
Date:
1896
Topic:
Birds--Hopi
Hopi language
Call number:
QL677 .M477 1896
Notes:
Cover title
From American Anthropologist, Volume IX, 1896, p. 391-403
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Fishes collected in the Philippine Islands by Maj. Edgar A. Mearns, surgeon, U. S. Army

Author:
Evermann, Barton Warren
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1906
Topic:
Natural History
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 31(1491): 505-512, 4 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.31-1491.505
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On a collection of fishes from the Philippine Islands, made by Maj. Edgar A.Mearns, surgeon, U. S. Army, with descriptions of seven new species

Author:
Seale, Alvin
Bean, Barton A.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1907
Topic:
Natural History
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 33(1568): 229-248, 8 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.33-1568.229
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Notes on a collection of fishes made by Dr. Edgar A. Mearns from rivers tributary to the Gulf of California

Author:
Snyder, John Otterbein
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1915
Topic:
Natural History
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 49(2125): 573-586, 1 fig., 2 pls..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.49-2125.573
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Anthreptes malacensis cagayanensis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Mearns. January 20, 1905. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington. 18: 6.
Place:
Cagayan Sulu Island, Tawi Tawi, Cagayan Sulu Islands, Philippines, Asia
Collection Date:
25 Feb 1904
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Aves Aves Passeriformes Passeriformes Nectariniidae Nectariniidae
Published Name:
Anthreptes malacensis cagayanensis
Anthreptes cagayanensis Mearns
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 13270
USNM Number:
191897
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
10 Jul 2013
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Sphaeramia orbicularis

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Philippines, Philippines, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Sphaeramia orbicularis
Accession Number:
046985
USNM Number:
57954
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
2 Aug 2010
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Mearnsella alestes

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Published Name:
Mearnsella alestes
USNM Number:
57841
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
85a
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Rasbora punctulatus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Published Name:
Rasbora punctulatus
USNM Number:
57842
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
85a
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Indicator minor

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1909
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Piciformes Indicatoridae
Published Name:
Indicator minor
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 16445
USNM Number:
214148
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
17 Oct 2012
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Indicator indicator

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
17 Jun 1909
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Piciformes Indicatoridae
Published Name:
Indicator indicator
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 15796
USNM Number:
213489
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
17 Oct 2012
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Mapo mearnsi

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Type
Place:
P.I.: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiinae
Published Name:
Mapo mearnsi
Accession Number:
045935
USNM Number:
55624
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
255
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Cephalopholis maculatus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelinae
Published Name:
Cephalopholis maculatus
USNM Number:
57843
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
179 see 61153
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Barbus oxyrhynchus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Jar Label
Prep Count:
1
Place:
British East Africa: Juja Poran. Tuja Farm, Africa (Catalog)., Africa
Collection Date:
May 1909
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Published Name:
Barbus oxyrhynchus
Accession Number:
051304
USNM Number:
72900
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
With 72900-72902. s.i. afr exped.
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Scatophagus argus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Mindanao, P.I., Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
21 Aug 1906
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Scatophagidae
Published Name:
Scatophagus argus
Accession Number:
046983
USNM Number:
61158
Specimen Count:
3
Record Last Modified:
16 Dec 2008
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Apogon

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Apogon
Accession Number:
046985
USNM Number:
57964
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Jul 2010
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Callyodon latifasciatus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Seale, A. & Bean, B. A. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 33 (1568): 237, fig. 7.
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Scaridae Scarinae
Published Name:
Callyodon latifasciatus
USNM Number:
57845
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
219
Record Last Modified:
30 Jul 2013
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Choerops zamboangae Seale & Bean

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Seale, A. & Bean, B. A. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 33 (1568): 236.
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae
Published Name:
Choerops zamboangae Seale & Bean
USNM Number:
57846
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Oct 2007
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Callyodon latifasciatus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Paratype
Type Citation:
Seale, A. & Bean, B. A. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 33 (1568): 237, fig. 7.
Place:
Zamboanga, P. I., Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, Asia, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Scaridae Scarinae
Published Name:
Callyodon latifasciatus
Accession Number:
046983
USNM Number:
61152
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
18 Mar 2008
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Conuropsis carolinensis

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Skeleton: Partial
Remarks:
trunk, humeri
Sex:
Female
Place:
Padgett Creek, Brevard, Florida, United States, North America
Collection Date:
18 Apr 1901
Common name:
Carolina Parakeet
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Psittaciformes Psittacidae
Published Name:
Conuropsis carolinensis
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 12499
USNM Number:
290366
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2013
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