Collecting records, Illinois and Indiana, June 1961

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 7-11 June 1961 in Indiana and Illinois. Some specific locations visited include Sangamon River (Pratt, Illinois), Beaucoup Creek (Jackson County, Illinois), Union National Forest Nursery (Union, Illinois), and Dubois (Indiana). Worksheets record the following information: Bottle numbers, Lot numbers, Local, County, State, Date, Locus, Time, Air Temp, PPT, Collecting method, Collector, Disposition, Habitat type, Vegetation tree, shrub, Ground, Edaphic factors (Soil type, Slope, Soil temp and pH, Drainage, Color, shade, Litter, Moisture), Populations analysis (abundance, activities, location, associates, reproductives, oothecae, notes).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 07, 1961

End Date

Jun 11, 1961

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • Dubois
  • Beaucoup Creek
  • Sangamon River
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Illinois


  • 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 8