Biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1912)

Walcott, Charles D. (1913) Biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1912). Annual Report of the Board of Regents of The Smithsonian Institution, 1912, 9,10,101,-102,103.

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At first it was intended to confine the collections to the Canal Zone proper, but as the faunal and floral areas extended to the north and south of this region, it was decided to carry the work into the Republic of Panama, a step which met with the hearty approval of that Republic. The work accomplished has been very valuable to science, including collections and observations of vertebrate animals, land and fresh water mollusks, and plants, including flowering plants, grasses and ferns. Special attention will be given during the coming season to vertebrate animals, insects, crustaceans, rotifers and other minute freshwater animals, and also to the microscopic plants known as diatoms. Includes appendix of papers that resulted.

Item Type: Article
Title: Biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1912)
Personal Creator/Author:
Walcott, Charles D.
Journal or Publication Title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of The Smithsonian Institution
Volume: 1912
Number of Pages: 780
Page Range: 9,10,101,-102,103
Date: 1913
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Place of Publication: Washington DC
Issuing Agency: Smithsonian Institution
Additional Information: Deposited by: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Chesapeake Biological Laboratory.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Panama; Canal Zone; Republic; flora; fauna; Isthmus;
Subjects: Ecology
Item ID: 1994
Depositing User: Kathleen Heil
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2009 18:09
Last Modified: 06 May 2013 06:48

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