Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dave Bohaska

Collections Specialist, Vertebrate Paleontology
Department / Division
  • M.S. University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
  • B.A. Rutgers College, 1973
Research Interests

Fossil marine mammals of the Tertiary, mid-Atlantic coast of North America.

  • Feldmann, Rodney M., Schweitzer, Carrie E., and Bohaska, David J. 2018. "Libinia marylandicus Palmer, 1935: discovery of a forgotten specimen from the Maryland Miocene, USA, and re-evaluation of Libinia ssp. from the Maryland Miocene." Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 44:1-8.
  • Paterson, Ryan, Rycbynski, Natalia, Bohaska, David J., and Pitulko, Vladimir V. 2017. "Deep Time: the Narwhal and Beluga Fossil Record." in Narwhal: Revealing An Arctic Legend, edited by Fitzhugh, William W. and Nweeia, Martin T., 84-88. IPI Press and Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center.
  • Eshelman, Ralph E., Emry, Robert J., Domning, Daryl P., and Bohaska, David J. 2002. "Biography and Bibliography of Clayton Edward Ray." in Cenozoic Mammals of Land and Sea: Tributes to the Career of Clayton E. Ray, edited by Emry, Robert J., 1-13. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Ray, Clayton E. and Bohaska, David J. 2001. Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, III. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Bohaska, David J. 1998. "Fossil Marine Mammals of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Site, Delaware." in Geology and Paleontology of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Fossil Site, Delaware, edited by Benson, R. N., 179-191. Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware.
  • Gottfried, M. D., Bohaska, D. J., and Whitmore, Frank C., Jr. 1994. "Miocene Cetaceans of the Chesapeake Group." in Contributions in Marine Mammal Paleontology Honoring Frank C. Whitmore, Jr., edited by Berta, A. and Deméré, T. A., 229-238. San Diego Society of Natural History.