National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Worms

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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology

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The Division of Worms was established on July 1, 1965, as a result of an administrative reorganization of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Prior to that time, the national collection of worms was under the care of the Division of Marine Invertebrates. Professional staff of the Division of Worms have included Meredith L. Jones, Curator, 1965-1989; Marian H. Pettibone, Associate Curator, Curator, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965-1988; W. Duane Hope, Associate Curator, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965- ; Mary E. Rice, Associate Curator, Curator, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965- ; Robert P. Higgins, Curator, 1978-1984; Kristian Fauchald, Associate Curator, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1979- ; Jon L. Norenburg, Research Zoologist, 1992- ; and Karen J. Osborn, Associate Curator, 2011- .

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  • http://invertebrates.si.edu/
  • SIA AH00023 [Agency History]

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