Collecting localities




Davies, Delbert Dwight


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1908, Rockford, Ill., U.S.A.



Zoologist, educated at North Central College (Naperville, 111.) and University of Chicago. Since 1930 associated with the Chicago Natural History Museum; Curator, Division of Vertebrate Anatomy since 1941; besides Lecturer in Zoology at the University of Chicago since 1950.

In 1950 he conducted (with Robert F. Inger) the Bornean Zoological Expedition of the Chicago Natural History Museum.


Collecting localities:

1950. NE. Borneo: Bukit Kretam (SE. end of Dewhurst Bay) (May 7-June 30); Sapagaya Forest Reserve (SE. end of Sandakan Bay) (July 13-Aug. 12).



Herb. Chicago [F]:1 23 nos of flowering plants, ferns, and fruits collected with Inger (see there); no duplicates. Numerous photographs of rain-forest, etc. in the files of the Chicago Nat. Hist. Mus.



(1) Cf. Ann. Rep. Chicago Nat. Hist. Mus. 1951, p. 92.