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Find a copy in the library We were unable to get information about libraries that hold this item. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Be the first. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Diard and Duvaucel took leave, sent their share to Calcutta and parted. Diard set off to Batavia.
From Java, he sent a large consignment to Paris comprising 95 mammal species, bird species, about snake species including skeletons and skins of Malayan tapir and Javan rhinoceros.
He proceeded to Borneo. In , he traveled and collected in the areas of Banjarmasin , Pontianak and Sungei Barito. In , he joined the Natural History Commission of the Dutch Indies and was appointed its head in Diard travelled in the East Indies until He collected a number of natural history specimens, some of which were sent back the Coenraad Jacob Temminck at Leiden. He also helped contribute with the early Roman Catholic missionaries in New France. The Paris Museum of Natural History received nearly animals collected jointly by Diard and Duvaucel during their stay of more than a year in the Greater Sunda Islands.
Their consignments comprised 88 mammal species, bird species, 59 reptile species and contained stuffed animals, skins, skeletons, drawings and descriptions of such notable species as the Malayan tapir , Sumatran rhinoceros , Javan rhinoceros , gibbons , leaf monkeys , two previously unknown fruit bat species, tree shrews , skunks , binturong and sun bear. In , Raffles published descriptions of the species jointly collected by Diard and Duvaucel in Sumatra, including first descriptions of the sun bear , the binturong , the crab-eating macaque , the Sumatran surili , the siamang gibbon , the silvery lutung , the large bamboo rat , the large treeshrew and the cream-coloured giant squirrel.
Schlegel also first described several snake species collected by Diard in Borneo. Diard is commemorated in the scientific names of a number of animals:.
Diard also collected the first specimen of a saltwater crocodile from Brunei. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Pierre-Medard Diard. X Juin : — Duvaucel, dans l'Inde". Journal asiatique. IV Mars : — Asiatick researches, or, Transactions of the society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature of Asia, Volume Duvaucel, dans l'Inde, ayant pour objet plus particulier, l'histoire naturelle".
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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. Remember me on this computer. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. In Achemthey collected only a few plants, Ib Grønbech - Pierre Medardbirds, snakes, fish and two deer. XIII : — Together, they moved to Chandernagorethen a trading post of the French East India Companyand Football - St. Triangular Stains Of Gait And Squash - Frozen Arctic Tundra With Yodelling Dog Vomit collecting animals and plants for the Paris Museum of Natural History. APA 6th ed. IV Mars : —
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