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Bredin-Archbold-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica

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Alternate Name:
Smithsonian-Bredin-Archbold Biological Survey of Dominica  Search this
Bredin Archbold Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica  Search this
Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica  Search this
Record type:
Expedition name
Place:
Dominica
Layou River
Fond Figues River
Grand Savanna
Portsmouth
Grand Bay
Fresh Water Lake
Central Forest Reserve
Scotts Head
Date Range:
1960 - 1965
Description:
The Bredin-Archbold-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica was a joint effort of J. Bruce Bredin, John D. Archbold, and the Smithsonian to examine the insects and vegetation of Dominica, between 1960-1965. Studied locations include Layou River, Fond Figues River, Grand Savanna, Portsmouth, Grand Bay, Fresh Water Lake, South Chiltern Estate, Central Forest Reserve, and Scotts Head. Participants include Wallace Roy Ernst, botanist with the US National Museum. Members of the museum staff who participated most actively in the Bredin-Archbold Survey include J. F. G. and Thelma Clarke, R. J. Gagne, A. B. Gurney, P. J. Spangler, G. C. Steyskal, and especially W. W. Wirth. Fewer specimens have been taken by D. M. Anderson, R. T. Bell, D. F. Bray, D. R. Davis, O. S. Flint, and D. L Jackson. F. Chalumeau, Yves Cambefort, Y. Gysin, and Chester Roys also took part in the survey, collecting beetles. Most insects were collected during the period of May 1964 through October 1966. The collecting also included invertebrates.
Source:
Froeschner, Richard C. (1968). Lace bugs collected during the Bredin-Archibold-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica, B.W.I. (Hempiptera:Tingidae). The Great Basin Naturalist, 28 (4), 161-171. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/41711196
Cartwright, O. L., & Chalumeau, F. E. (1978). The Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera): Bredin-Archbold-Smithsonian biological survey of Dominica. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Entomology  Search this
See more records related to participants:
Ernst, Wallace Roy
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990
Clarke, Thelma
Gagne, R. J.
Gurney, A. B.
Spangler, P. J.
Steyskal, George C.
Wirth, W. W.
Chalumeau, Fortuné, 1945-
Cambefort, Yves, 1945-
Anderson, D. M.
Bell, R. T.
Flint, Oliver S.
Bray, D. F.
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Smithsonian Institution
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Bredin-Archbold-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_exp_fbr_EACE0073