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Upucerthia dumetaria I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 - Chilian Earthcreeper

Description

Upucerthia dumetaria, Chillian earthcreaper or scaly-throated earthcreeper, collected on Charles Darwin's voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle, 1831-1835, from Coquimbo, Chile, 1835

Museum reference

Z.1931.76.10

Collection

Birds

Scientific name(s)

species: Upucerthia dumetaria I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 - Chilian Earthcreeper

Specimen details

Specimen form: Mount

Collection place(s)

Coquimbo, Chile, South America

Associations

Collector: Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809 - 1882
Collector: Covington, Syms, 1835 (fl.)
HMS Beagle
Previous owner: British Museum (Natural History)

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

  • Discoveries (29 Jul 2011 - 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

F.D. Steinheimer (2004) Charles Darwin’s bird collection and ornithological knowledge during the voyage of HMS Beagle, 1831-1835, Journal of ornithology 145: 300-320. In a 40 page appendix, ‘Charles Darwin’s bird collection from the voyage of the HMS Beagle’, available online, http://www.do-g.de, ‘journals’ and at http://darwin-online.org.uk/content/frameset?viewtype=text&itemID=A161&pageseq=1

Links to other web pages

Collection Story

Darwin online reference

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