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Crab-eating Macaques of Angaur Island, Palau, 1979

Collection Creator:
Wilson, Don E  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-007, Wilson, Don E, Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
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Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files
Don Wilson Papers and Biological Survey Chief Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa92-007-refd1e704

Silas William Thompson photograph collection of Peleliu during World War II

Creator:
Thompson, Silas William (collector and probable photographer)  Search this
Names:
United States. Navy  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (halftone)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Palauans  Search this
Yapese (Micronesian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Angaur Island (Palau)
Peleliu Island (Palau)
Date:
circa 1944-1945
Scope and Contents note:
Unbound pages from an album documenting Silas William Thompson's participation in the United States Navy during World War II, with particular focus on the Battles of Peleliu and Angaur and his time at Base 20 Hospital. The collection includes a group portrait of Company B-8 of the Naval Hospital Corps School, views of Base 20, the invasion of Peleliu and its aftermath, prisoners of war, Palauans on Peleliu and Angaur, and one image of Yap men dancing. Two issues of the Los Angeles Examiner newspaper declaring the Allies' victories in Europe and the Pacific, Navy certificates from the training station and hospital school, and letters from Naval administrators, are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Silas William Thompson was a US Navy medic during the invasions of Angaur and Peleliu during World War II.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-32
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-32, Silas William Thompson photograph collection of Peleliu during World War II, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-32
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-32

Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
The Caroline Islands. Palau Islands. East side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Kape taa taa
Toaiyo or Pacha
attalodoeng
bashak
brak
io'io
pula
purak
tau kiri, puraka
te babai
ti purau
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Arales Araceae Lasioideae
Published Name:
Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott
Barcode:
03822180
USNM Number:
3296843
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ddfd5238-e018-443d-b094-fa11e30d8d3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15425852

Cyperus compressus L.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Max. Elevation:
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Min. Elevation:
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Place:
The Caroline Islands, north end of Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Cyperus compressus L.
Barcode:
02229651
USNM Number:
2584858A
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/350b9533c-3568-43bb-bc6e-6a84353b4d12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13216364

Recent vs. fossil Halimeda species of Angaur Island, Palau and adjacent western Pacific areas

Author:
Littler, Diane S.  Search this
Littler, Mark M.  Search this
Dragastan, Ovidiu N.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2002
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_21920

Portulaca australis Endl.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
Palau Islands. East side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Hop
Kihikihi ngingie
Kutu
Opusan
Ubijon
Upusan
bujang
bujon
gogus, Gagil, kamot pacibok
gop
hobw
kop
nat'to
pujang
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Caryophyllales Portulacaceae
Published Name:
Portulaca australis Endl.
Barcode:
03606921
USNM Number:
2633716
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cb3a763e-fa24-44c6-8d36-0cb131af3ebf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15116040

Amaranthus spinosus L.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
The Caroline Islands. Palau Islands. East side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Bajam doeri
Bajam sami
Bayam Duri
Bleo รณ Bledo.
Bleo.
Epina
kilitis
spiny amaranth
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Caryophyllales Amaranthaceae
Published Name:
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Barcode:
03542678
USNM Number:
2639059
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38321e04a-9889-414f-8797-7324ae4ac7af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15068963

Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
The Caroline Islands, Palau Islands, east side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Koranges
Kosol
Langasat
Ton (Tol)
Wih
sahl
sar
sol
son
soth
wa'thol
waathul
wihnmoar
winmar
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lecythidales Lecythidaceae
Published Name:
Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.
Barcode:
03042854
USNM Number:
3411390
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34363a767-1781-4ea9-a688-4b73884b9f8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14504241

Syzygium samarangense (Blume) Merr. & L.M. Perry

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
Caroline Islands. Palau Islands. East side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Cajul de Surinam.
Fan
Fariap
Fariup
Finiap
Halifato, Rebotel
Jambu Hutan
Rebotel
Reboten
syzygium
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Myrtales Myrtaceae
Published Name:
Syzygium samarangense (Blume) Merr. & L.M. Perry
Barcode:
03058666
USNM Number:
3364238
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3895b223b-f337-4843-8eea-c481736d8e27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14481015

Derris trifoliata Lour.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
The Caroline Islands, Palau Islands, east side of Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
A'ata
Kavahaha
Nduva
Nduva, Raurau
Tuva
Uecha
Ureribut
abac
bagin
gabach
gebca
kan arai
kehoaroahr
kemok'm
ulelipot
unenipot
up
ypetipot
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Derris trifoliata Lour.
Barcode:
02152841
USNM Number:
2631809
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3121d3680-ede1-450b-99c1-2fcc3bb8b500
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13862808

Oldenlandia corymbosa L.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Max. Elevation:
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Min. Elevation:
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Place:
Caroline Islands. Palau Islands. North end of Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Mille graines
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rubiales Rubiaceae
Published Name:
Oldenlandia corymbosa L.
Barcode:
02359014
USNM Number:
3465612
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/352ee30ad-8f4c-4361-b9e2-aa834f801be6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13743407

Nephrolepis saligna Cav.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
East side of Angaur island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Nephrolepidaceae
Published Name:
Nephrolepis saligna Cav.
Barcode:
01571107
USNM Number:
3342124
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dd027732-cae5-42bd-be9c-59f94817a950
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12549248

Tectaria crenata Cav.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
east side ot the Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Tectariaceae
Published Name:
Tectaria crenata Cav.
Barcode:
01581297
USNM Number:
3347480
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ae26d4d3-ff2c-4baa-9529-cd4f057e95db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12498376

Tectaria crenata Cav.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
east side ot the Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Tectariaceae
Published Name:
Tectaria crenata Cav.
Barcode:
01581298
USNM Number:
3347481
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36c5d7f11-0e7e-40a3-9b28-05dc80c744a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12498377

Antrophyum plantagineum (Cav.) Kaulf.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
Palau Islands, East side of Angaur Island., Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Antrophyum plantagineum (Cav.) Kaulf.
Barcode:
01485082
USNM Number:
3347489
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cbad0164-be46-48e6-b822-63ccd341e2d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12360762

Euphorbia hypericifolia L.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
J. E. Canfield  Search this
Min. Elevation:
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Place:
west of Lake D, 0.3 mi. NE of village, Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1977
Crowdsourcing:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae
Published Name:
Euphorbia hypericifolia L.
Chamaesyce glomerifera (Millsp.) Wheeler
Barcode:
01305434
USNM Number:
2813479
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32ab59b5f-5d47-440d-a30f-e16869a61116
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12083070

Euphorbia thymifolia L.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Max. Elevation:
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Min. Elevation:
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Place:
north end of Angaur Island, Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Crowdsourcing:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae
Published Name:
Euphorbia thymifolia L.
Chamaesyce thymifolia (L.) Millsp.
Barcode:
01319799
USNM Number:
3394041
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35444d0b0-24cc-4683-a661-0145f61c3b95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12083510

Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.

Biogeographical Region:
62 - Northwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Max. Elevation:
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Min. Elevation:
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Place:
Angaur Island, north end of Angaur Island, Palau, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1946
Common name:
Ambrette
Aute vao
Fau tagaloa
Fau'ingo
Fautagaloa
Genyow
Gombo marron
Kaanth
Kamang
Kamwayang
Kobut Kandang
Likonokow
Loa
Mo'osipo
Native language symbols
Nggatima
Si bola pinggan
Siboer pinggan
Sibola pinggan
Sutumo
Varaevau
Vauvau
Walewale
tehmetei
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malvales Malvaceae
Published Name:
Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
Barcode:
01316429
USNM Number:
2638951
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38e8f7238-f23d-4189-98c7-bf4fc3c7b7c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11897156

Hirundo rustica gutturalis

Collector:
Rollin H. Baker  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Angaur Island, Palau Islands, Palau, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
21 Sep 1945
Common name:
Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow (Egyptian)
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Hirundinidae
Published Name:
Hirundo rustica gutturalis
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 945
Field Number : RHB 364
USNM Number:
384787
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Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f6ab24d6-a3a4-474e-9a37-07cfbf3ef341
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_10843217

Gallirallus philippensis

Collector:
R. I. Crombie  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Skeleton: Whole
Sex:
unknown
Place:
Airport Runway, Circa 1/3 South of Runway North End, Angaur Island, Palau Islands, Palau, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
2 Feb 1995
Common name:
Buff-banded Rail
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Gruiformes, Rallidae
Published Name:
Gallirallus philippensis
Accession Number:
412023
Other Numbers:
Field Number : HERP 199568
USNM Number:
620797
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/305ccf67b-490c-4347-add7-09702c3fee1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4319795

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