Collecting localities



Biographical data


Gilliard, Ernest Thomas


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1912, York, Pa, U.S.A. Died: Jan. 26, 1965, New York, U.S.A., after a meeting.



Ornithologist, Associate Curator of Birds, American Museum of Natural History. Honorary D.Sc., Wagner College, Staten Island.

He collected mainly birds and mammals in Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, the Philippines, and New Guinea.

Author of a paper on New Guinea (Nat. Geogr. Magaz. 1951, p. 669 seq.).


Collecting localities:

Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. 1948. Owen Stanley Range: south slope to 5500 ft via the Kokoda Track.-1950 (Apr.-Aug.). Bismarck Mts (summit of Mt Wilhelm, 15.000 ft), Kubor Mts, Hagen Mts (summit, 12.000 ft).-1952 (March-Aug.). Mt Kubor, Mt Hagen, Baiyer Valley.-1953-54. Middle Sepik River and Chambri Lake (Dec.-Apr.); Victor Emanuel and Hindenburg Mts (Apr.-July, 1954), making zool. coll. between 4000 and 8500 ft.-1956. N. coast of New Guinea from foothills of Adelbert Mts to Finisterre Mts (sea-level to 2000 ft, May and June); Mt Hagen (July), 5000-9000 ft.



Herb. Arn. Arb. [A]: plants from Mts Wilhelm and Hagen, coll. 1950.



(1) Cf. Index Herb. II (2).


biographical data:

Auk 83, 1966, p. 416-422, w. portr. & bibliogr.