Collecting records, Pennsylvania, April-June 1956

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 1 April to 3 July 1956 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania and Cheboygan (probably in Michigan). 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

Apr 01, 1956

End Date

Jul 03, 1956

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • Cheboygan
  • United States
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • Mercer


  • 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 3