1948 Archbold Cape York Expedition Reptile Catalogue (for insect notes, see last pages) : Catalog kept by G. M. Tate, general collector on expedition (except birds and mammals)
Tate, Geoffrey M., 1898-1964
American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection.
Cape York Expedition (1948)
Photocopy of handwritten log sheets.
Copy of reptile collection specimen list compiled by Geoffrey Tate during the Cape York Expedition funded by Archbold Expeditions in 1948. Information provided includes specimen numbers, kind, location and surroundings, collector and remarks. Entries date between March 11, 1948 and September 7, 1948. Locations in Queensland, Australia that are noted include but are not limited to Mossman, Speewah, Portland Roads, Iron Range, Mount Tozer and Coen. Note that the insect notes referenced in the title are not copied here.
Specimen numbers 16501 to 17026.
Geoffrey M. Tate, a zoologist and younger brother of American Museum of Natural History curator G. H. H. Tate, acted as business manager for Archbold Expeditions at the American Museum of Natural History. He accompanied as collector for both the 4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea and the 1948 Cape York Expedition.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
Cape York Expedition
Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Description and travel
Tate, Geoffrey M.,
BHL Field Notes Project
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