Collecting records, Pennsylvania, May-September 1955


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Murchie, William Roger, 1920-1968


This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 1 May to 30 September 1955 in Greene Township (Township of Greene), Cheboygan, Emmet County, Shenango River, and Vernango. According to the finding aid for this collection, these locations are in Pennsylvania, although some of these locations are possibly in Michigan (Emmet County and Cheboygan, for example). Worksheets record the following information: Bottle numbers, Lot numbers, Local, County, Date, Locus Key (T, R, S), Time, Air Temp, Wind, Ppt. prev. 24 hours, Collecting method, H.C. number, P.C. number, Q. A. number, Disposition, Habitat analysis, Type, Vegetation, Edaphic/limnic factors, Activities/Associates/Abundance/Reproductive act.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1955

End Date

Sep 30, 1955

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • United States
  • Little Shenango River
  • Township of Greene
  • Pennsylvania
  • Venango


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007266

Collection name

William Roger Murchie Papers, 1954-1967 and undated : series 2, collecting records, 1954-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 2