• Elmer Riggs
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Elmer Riggs in Geology office examining a fossil skull of a toxodont, Adinotherium ovinum, P13108. On the card file cabinet next to him is the mandible of the pyrothere, Pyrotherium sorondoi, P 12987 collected in Patagonia. He is wearing a bow tie and standing in front of a card file drawer has a label "Literature" Envelope has caption that includes "fossils collected on 1922-1925 expedition to Argentina." Both are fossil mammals from South America collected in 1923 by John B. Abbott, preparator and collector on Rigg's 1st Captain Marshall Field Expedition.
Catalog Number: P 13108
Morphology: duplicate number for P 12986
Coordinates Available?: No
Collector: J. B. Abbott
EMu IRN: 2796277
Occurrence ID: ae7bed8c-b8d9-4ecf-b87d-5b5d755d5b99

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